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On the soundtrack of the new movie Wild the rootsy Swedish sister act First Aid Kit cover "Walk Unafraid," a song from R.E.M.'s 1998 album Up. The duo taped the song's video in the woods near…   Read Story »
We've been posting songs all summer by Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin's instrumental collective Tuatara, the band that recorded NPR's All Songs Considered theme song among other…   Read Story »
Tuatara is a band with a lot of pedigree: started by R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, the Screaming Trees' Barrett Martin, Luna and the Chills' bassist Justin Harwood, and saxophone player Skerik in the…   Read Story »
Tuatara, the instrumental rock project led by Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin, will put out Underworld this year, a 20-song double album, their first record in six years. Peter Buck and Pearl…   Read Story »
In R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, and Nirvana respectively, Peter Buck, Corin Tucker, and Krist Novoselic were part of three of the best and most seismically influential bands in rock history, and now…   Read Story »
It's Britpop Week here at Stereogum, and to help us celebrate, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has shared a story about his old band sabotaging the poor blokes of the Verve. Buck sat down with Portland's…   Read Story »
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 broke the news via Twitter. Mills was…   Read Story »
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 next projects. First off, Peter Buck is due to put out his second…   Read Story »
Pearl Jam, who brought Carrie Brownstein onstage in Dallas earlier this month, did one better last night by reuniting the Portlandia star's former band Sleater-Kinney for the first time in seven…   Read Story »
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 and Bill Berry joined Buck for a…   Read Story »