12 March 2011

It Happened Yesterday, Hooray Hooray!

What happened yesterday?… Well, nothing much… except that I attended the special screening of 8 videos for the songs from R.E.M.’s album Collapse Into Now. The event took place in London… oh and did I mention that Michael Stipe was the host of the event, and that he took part in the questions & answers [...]

08 March 2011

Mike Mills Overload!

Don’t y’all love this title? I certainly love days like this when I can post several Mike Mills-related news at once. Let’s start with the final part of the interview from Italian Rolling Stone; it was published online and our own Dol has already translated it! I have merged it with her previous translation, so [...]

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04 March 2011

Thank you kangaroos!

Here’s a cool new interview with Mike Mills, published by The West Australian. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ By Simon Collins For R.E.M. fans, it could be the end of the world as they know it. The alternative rock veterans’ latest album, Collapse Into Now, is their final release with [...]

While Michael Stipe is skipping his promotional duties again, Peter Buck and Mike Mills are soldiering on, talking to music press and trying to create positive buzz before the release of R.E.M.’s fifteenth full lenght album Collapse Into Now. Rolling Stone‘s resident R.E.M. fanboy David Fricke has just published excerpts from his conversations with Peter [...]

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28 January 2011

Oh My Ticky Ticker!

Aaaaaah! This is what we’ll be deprived of this summer! Messrs Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and of course Scott McCaughey and Bill Rieflin, performing live! Here’s a video of R.E.M. performing the song “Oh My Heart” off their latest album Collapse Into Now, courtesy of Stereogum. Love Scott’s accordion! And Mike looks… meow! [...]

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UPDATE: Here’s another song from R.E.M.’s upcoming album Collapse Into Now. This track, “Oh My Heart”, is another R.E.M. song in 6/8, so it follows in the footsteps of songs like “Everybody Hurts”, “Try Not To Breathe”, “Strange Currencies”, “Daysleeper”, or the more recent “Houston”. Please continue to discuss the album in the comments below. [...]

I’ve just received the latest R.E.M. fanclub newsletter, and guess what – they’ve revealed the full tracklist for their upcoming fifteenth album Collapse Into Now, to be released in Spring 2011! Some song titles are really extravagant; can’t wait to hear what the actual songs sound like! Here’s the tracklist: 1. Discoverer 2. All The [...]

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