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New Adventures In Hi-Fi Turns 20

You can more or less divide R.E.M.'s career into three chapters. There's the five-album run beginning with 1983's Murmur and ending with 1987's Document, the…
Ryan Leas | September 9, 2016 - 11:51 am

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“These Guys Rocked The House”: 10 Surreal Moments When ’90s Rock Met Mainstream TV

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Adrien Begrand | May 20, 2016 - 10:00 am

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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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Watch R.E.M. Reminisce About “Shiny Happy People” And Times Square Knishes On Sunday TODAY

R.E.M. just released a deluxe 25th anniversary edition of Out Of Time, the 1991 album that catapulted them into pop stardom. To promote the reissue,…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 6:20 pm

Michael Stipe Says He Wants To Return To Music

With the 25th anniversary deluxe reissue of R.E.M.'s Out Of Time due out later this week, Michael Stipe has been giving a few interviews, first…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Hear R.E.M.’s Previously Unreleased Demo Of “Shiny Happy People”

R.E.M.'s Out Of Time turned 25 this year, and it's getting a deluxe reissue to celebrate the occasion. The reissue contains a number of unreleased…
James Rettig | November 11, 2016 - 12:52 pm

Filthy Friends – “Despierta”

Filthy Friends is a new supergroup featuring Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker (pictured), R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, and Kurt Bloch. They make their recorded…
Chris DeVille | October 21, 2016 - 11:51 am

Hear R.E.M.’s Demo For “Losing My Religion”

R.E.M. released their seminal hit "Losing My Religion," off of their album Out Of Time, in 1991. A deluxe 25th anniversary edition of the album…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 14, 2016 - 3:34 pm

Hear R.E.M.’s Previously Unreleased Demo For “Radio Song”

R.E.M. were a huge band at the end of the '80s, but they didn't truly become crossover pop stars until 1991's Out Of Time, an…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2016 - 12:01 pm

R.E.M. Announce 25th Anniversary Out Of Time Deluxe Reissue

It's hard to believe R.E.M.'s Out Of Time is turning 25 this year because you heard R.E.M. in so many other bands throughout the '90s…
Collin Robinson | August 25, 2016 - 1:10 pm

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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Crowdfunded Final Game Theory Album Features Members Of The Posies, R.E.M., The Both

At the time of his tragic, untimely death in 2013, Scott Miller was working on the sixth Game Theory studio album, Supercalifragile. He had recorded…
Collin Robinson | May 6, 2016 - 12:22 pm

Watch Members Of Wilco, R.E.M., & Yo La Tengo Cover Big Star’s Third In LA

An all-star cast of musicians including Big Star's Jody Stephens, Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone of Wilco, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan,…
Peter Helman | April 28, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Michael Stipe Reflects On And Shares Video From His David Bowie Tribute Performance

New York City's Carnegie Hall hosted a tribute concert for the late David Bowie at the beginning of April and Michael Stipe was among the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 10:26 am

Watch Michael Stipe Sing David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold The World” On The Tonight Show

Ever since R.E.M. parted ways a few years ago, Michael Stipe has mostly shied away from the spotlight. But he's taking part in this weekend's…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 8:42 am

Members Of Wilco, Yo La Tengo, R.E.M., Jessica Pratt To Perform Big Star’s Third With Jody Stephens

An all-star group of musicians will gather at Los Angeles' Alex Theater on 4/27 to perform Big Star's Third/Sister Lovers live in concert. Jeff Tweedy…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 28, 2016 - 1:46 pm
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