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The Anniversary

Up Turns 20

There are a couple ways you can divide up R.E.M.'s career. Considering they are a band that released music for just about 30 years, almost…
Ryan Leas | October 29, 2018 - 2:47 pm

Interview

R.E.M.’s Automatic For The People Is 25 Today: Read Mike Mills’ Notes On Each Track

Ten years ago, when R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People turned 15, Stereogum released a compilation of artists covering each song from the album (Drive XV
Stereogum | October 5, 2017 - 2:03 pm

Progress Report

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

More Mike Mills stories

Watch Members Of R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, & More Play Benefit For Scott McCaughey

Scott McCaughey, the frontman of the Minus 5 and longtime touring member of R.E.M., recently suffered a stroke while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo. And…
Peter Helman | January 6, 2018 - 11:13 am

R.E.M. Break Down “Try Not To Breathe” On Song Exploder

R.E.M. may be broken up (cue "Everybody Hurts") but they've been in the public eye a lot this year due to reissuing their 1992 classic
Sophie Israelsohn | December 20, 2017 - 3:31 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Tell A Story About Quincy Jones Asking Him To Befriend Michael Jackson

R.E.M. recently released an expansive reissue for Automatic For The People's 25th anniversary, and the band has been reflecting extensively because of it. They just…
James Rettig | December 8, 2017 - 2:16 pm

Stream The Minus 5 Dear December Feat. Ben Gibbard, Colin Meloy, & Members Of R.E.M.

Rock collective the Minus 5 -- which is led by Scott McCaughey, who recently suffered a stroke -- just released a Christmas album called Dear
James Rettig | December 1, 2017 - 10:06 am

Michael Stipe Shares Beard Care Tips

The hallmark of Michael Stipe's post-R.E.M. life has been a gargantuan beard that makes him look like a weary deep sea fisherman. So when Stipe…
Chris DeVille | May 17, 2017 - 9:28 am

Watch Three Members Of R.E.M. Reunite In Athens, Perform “Superman”

The former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck often plays with the Minus 5, his friend Scott McCaughey's band. And last night, when the Minus 5 played…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2017 - 11:52 am

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

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

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

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

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
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