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Interview

Q&A: Michael Stipe On Life After R.E.M. And Revisiting Automatic For The People

Ever since R.E.M. amicably split in 2011, the individual members have remained resolute regarding their disinterest in a reunion, and have kept active otherwise. Most…
Ryan Leas | November 2, 2017 - 1:26 pm

List

The 9 Best R.E.M. Songs Since Bill Berry Left 20 Years Ago Today

On October 30, 1997 -- 20 years ago today -- Bill Berry left R.E.M. And on September 21, 2011, R.E.M. announced they were "calling it…
Stephen Deusner | October 30, 2017 - 11:09 am

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

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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

Premiere

Watch R.E.M.’s Automatic For The People 25th Anniversary Documentary

R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People just turned 25 years old, and the band are celebrating the occasion by releasing a 25th anniversary reissue, teaming up
Peter Helman | December 8, 2017 - 9:35 am

Watch Pink & Kelly Clarkson Cover R.E.M. To Open The AMAs

Lately the music world has been celebrating the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.'s landmark Automatic For The People -- Stereogum, for instance, interviewed Michael Stipe --…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2017 - 8:11 pm

Watch Unearthed Footage Of R.E.M.’s Only Automatic For The People Concert, 25 Years Ago Today

R.E.M. only performed one live show in support of their 1992 album Automatic For The People, which turned 25 last month. That show took place…
Peter Helman | November 19, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Watch Michael Stipe’s Covers Set At Pathways To Paris Benefit At Carnegie Hall

Last night, former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe played a rare solo set at New York's Carnegie Hall, as part of a Pathway To Paris climate-change
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2017 - 9:29 am

List

The 9 Best R.E.M. Songs Since Bill Berry Left 20 Years Ago Today

On October 30, 1997 -- 20 years ago today -- Bill Berry left R.E.M. And on September 21, 2011, R.E.M. announced they were "calling it…
Stephen Deusner | October 30, 2017 - 11:09 am

R.E.M. – “Devil Rides Backwards”

R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People turned 25 yesterday -- we republished Mike Mills' notes on each song for the occasion -- and next month it's…
James Rettig | October 6, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Watch Coldplay & Peter Buck Cover Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin”

Last night, Coldplay played a show at Portland's Moda Center. They opened their set with a moment of silence for Tom Petty, who had passed
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2017 - 9:33 am

R.E.M. Announce Automatic For The People Paul Smith Clothing Line

R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People is getting a 25th anniversary reissue later this year. They've also teamed up with clothing company Paul Smith for a…
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 10:33 am

R.E.M. – “Mike’s Pop Song”

R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People is getting a 25th anniversary reissue. The entire album was remixed and remastered by its original producer (Scott Litt) and…
James Rettig | September 14, 2017 - 11:05 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Wichita Lineman”

When Glen Campbell passed earlier this month, the first songs that came to mind for people to remember him by tended to vary amidst all…
Nate Patrin | August 24, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Interview

Q&A: R.E.M.’s Peter Buck On His New Band With Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker & Automatic For The People’s 25th Anniversary Reissue

Even at the height of R.E.M.'s success, guitarist Peter Buck didn't like to take breaks. During his free moments, Buck would play with Warren Zevon…
Michael Tedder | August 3, 2017 - 10:00 am

Filthy Friends – “Despierta” Video

Filthy Friends is the relatively new-ish supergroup featuring Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, and Kurt Bloch, and they're releasing their…
James Rettig | August 1, 2017 - 10:36 am
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