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Progress Report: Mike Mills (R.E.M.)

Name: R.E.M. Progress Report: Mike Mills talks greatest hits, covering Big Star, and life after R.E.M. It’s kind of hard to comment…
T. Cole Rachel | November 17, 2011 - 9:21 am
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Watch Death Cab For Cutie Cover R.E.M. With R.E.M.’s Peter Buck & Mike Mills

The fifth iteration of R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck's annual Todos Santos Music Festival, which takes place in Baja California, Mexico and benefits the Palapa Society…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2016 - 7:07 pm

Watch Jeff Tweedy, Corin Tucker, & R.E.M.’s Mike Mills & Peter Buck Cover David Bowie

In conjunction with the non-profit education and aid organization the Palapa Society, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck brought the Todos Santos Music Festival back to Mexico for…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 7:34 pm

Brian Eno, Iggy Pop, Nile Rodgers, Arcade Fire, & More Share Eulogies For David Bowie

Celebrities have offered an outpouring of support in the wake of the news of David Bowie's passing. Brian Eno, who Bowie famously worked with on…
James Rettig | January 11, 2016 - 11:31 am
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R.E.M. To Trump: Go Fuck Yourself

What is it with Republican presidential candidates and using very non-Republican musicians' songs without permission? First Donald Trump announced his campaign with Neil Young's "Rockin'
Peter Helman | September 9, 2015 - 9:07 pm
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Watch R.E.M.’s Mike Mills Sing In A Conscious Rap Video About The Death Of Newspapers

Last year the comedy-and-music benefit compilation 2776 enlisted a host of celebrity guests to help raise money for OneKid OneWorld, an organization that works to…
Caitlin White | February 4, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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Watch R.E.M.’s Mike Mills Perform His “Concerto For Violin & Rock Band”

Recently, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills traveled to 1093 Boulevard Studios in Athens, GA to perform a new composition called "Concerto For Violin & Rock Band." He…
James Rettig | October 26, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Watch Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, And Mike Mills Cover Lou Reed On Letterman

Last night, on his Late Show, David Letterman announced his impending retirement, and the former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, randomly enough, was the one who…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 11:59 am

R.E.M.’s Mike Mills Announces David Letterman’s Retirement

Tonight, two former R.E.M. members, Mike Mills and Peter Buck, will be on the Late Show With David Letterman. They're backing up the night's musical…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2014 - 5:22 pm
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Ex-R.E.M. Members Announce New Albums

It's been two and a half years since we said goodbye to R.E.M. but in recent days some of its former members have announced their…
Miles Bowe | February 13, 2014 - 2:29 pm
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Watch 3/4 Of R.E.M. Play “(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville” In Athens Last Night

Last night REM guitarist Peter Buck played Athens' 40 Watt Club, and the hometown fans were treated to something special: Former R.E.M. bandmates Mike Mills…
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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Watch Ben Gibbard Cover R.E.M.’s “Near Wild Heaven” With Peter Buck & Mike Mills

Here's an oddly plausible scenario for you: After the Postal Service reunion runs its course, Ben Gibbard does an Audioslave thing with the non-Stipe members…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2013 - 4:07 pm
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Mike Mills Talks Golf

In the tradition of Ben Gibbard talking about running, we have another example of a veteran alt-rocker talking about enjoying a vigorous physical activity that…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2012 - 9:55 am
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Alex Chilton Remembered, One Year After His Death

Alex Chilton passed away one year ago today. Big Star was scheduled to play SXSW in 2010, instead the show became a tribute, with friends…
jessica | March 17, 2011 - 10:02 am
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SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am
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Bill Berry Reunites With Mike Mills, Peter Buck At 40 Watt

The erstwhile R.E.M. drummer made his first public performance since the 2007 R&R HOF induction, last night in Athens. He joined Mike, Peter, and the…
Amrit Singh | September 29, 2009 - 2:20 pm

R.E.M.

R.E.M. formed in Athens, Georgia almost three decades ago. …
jim | July 16, 2008 - 6:15 am