25 September 2011

New Adventures In Golf

Michael Bamberger, a senior writer @ Sports Illustrated has just published his reflections on Mike Mills and his (in)famous obsession with golf. Well, one thing is for sure: now that R.E.M. has disbanded, Mike will have all the time in the world to indulge his passion for golf. Here are just a few excerpts from [...]

13 February 2011

Pretty Persuasive Discoverer

Hello friends! It’s been a while since I last filmed some R.E.M. piano covers, so I thought it would be cool to pair up a really old song with a brand new one. Shall we start with the new one first? Okay! To celebrate the fact that Collapse Into Now hits the racks in less [...]

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17 December 2010

Happy Birthday Mike!

It is 17 December, so it’s time to wish our favourite bassist, R.E.M.’s Michael Edward Mills a very Please leave your messages for Mike in the comments below, and we will forward them to him!

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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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27 September 2010

Oldies Goldies

Here’s a nice treat for all R.E.M. fans. One of my friends @ Youtube, who goes by the name of PeterBuckRocks, has a cool stash of rare old videos of Mr. Peter Buck, Mr. Mike Mills and the rest of the band. Since the channel is rather new, very few people have seen the vids, [...]

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Hello friends – long time no see! Alas, even the most ardent bloggers sometimes have to take a break, in order to deal with real-life challenges and commitments. Anyway I’m back, and I’ve just updated the Interviews – Audio page with some old/new interviews. Happy download! As for recent news, I expect y’all know that [...]

05 July 2010

BBC 6Music Saved! – UPDATED

Woo-hoo! Forgive me for this post which is not strictly R.E.M. or Mike Mills related; however a few months ago R.E.M. was one of the first bands that expressed their discontent at the announcement that BBC’s 6Music – practically the only taxpayer-funded radio station in the U.K. that embraces the real talent, both old and [...]

Question: What happens when you put two chirpy, chatty Sagittarians on a cruise ship and confront them with a bunch of journalists? Answer: Mayhem?! Well, almost! As y’all know, back in the 1980s, the camera-shy Michael Stipe and Bill Berry avoided the journalists whenever they could, and as a result, Peter Buck and Mike Mills [...]

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25 June 2010

Mike Mills, With Or Without R.E.M.

As y’all already know, in the MMT universe, no news = more site updates. Thus, many thanks to the awesomely efficient Karin, who has retyped two more 1987 interviews for our Press Archive: the first interview features Mike Mills solo, and for the second, Mike is joined by Peter Buck and Bill Berry (plus a [...]

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Our gallery of photos from R.E.M.’s 2008 Accelerate world tour has just been updated with over 60 photos of Mike Mills and his R.E.M. bandmates; the images were taken by Oliver a.k.a. Sad Professor, who attended no less than six shows in various European cities. Well done Oliver! Also, many thanks to Conni Freestone for [...]

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