27 October 2010

R.E.M. Live From Austin TX Out Now

Just a quick reminder that R.E.M.’s latest DVD, R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX was released two days ago on New West Records label. The DVD, which captures R.E.M.’s fantastic live performance recorded and broadcast as part of the legendary PBS Austin City Limits television series is available in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and [...]

Filled Under: News & Features

24 October 2010

Vintage Mikey (and a bit of Pete)

No news lately, so I thought I should entertain you with more vintage R.E.M. videos uploaded by my Youtube pal PeterBuckRocks. The first, unfortunately incomplete but still cool clip dates from 1983, shortly after the release of the band’s legendary first LP Murmur. The chatty duo of Peter Buck and Mike Mills were invited to [...]

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15 October 2010

Panda & The Freak Collapse Into Now

Awesome news today folks – R.E.M.’s 15th album has finally been baptised. According to BBC via Twitter, the album is called Collapse Into Now. Cool title imo, very old-skool R.E.M. Let’s just hope the rest of the record is equally old-skool! According to several blogs, Collapse Into Now will be released sometime in Spring 2011, [...]

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09 October 2010

Future Of Music, Sister Lovers, And More

As y’all know, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Bertis Downs have been involved with the Future of Music Coalition for several years now, and a few days ago they attended the FMC’s Tenth Annual Policy Summit in Washington DC. Bertis Downs has published his own report, and two additional reports can be found here (Washington City [...]