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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

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31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

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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

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

Filthy Friends – “The Arrival”

Indie rock supergroup Filthy Friends -- spearheaded by Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker and former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck -- have finally solidified plans to release their…
Kim Ilkowski | June 20, 2017 - 1:15 pm

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

Filthy Friends – “Editions Of You” (Roxy Music Cover)

Filthy Friends is the new Pacific Northwestern indie rock supergroup that features Sleater-Kinney co-leader Corin Tucker and former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck alongside fellow veterans…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 11:00 am

Stream The Debut Single From Jangle-Pop Supergroup The No Ones

The No Ones is a new supergroup formed by chance after I Was A King’s Frode Strømstad and Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen asked Scott McCaughey and…
Pranav Trewn | April 25, 2017 - 3:18 pm

Moogfest Announces Rare Michael Stipe Solo Composition And Audio-Visual Installation

Since R.E.M. broke up six years ago, former frontman Michael Stipe has done a whole lot of beard-growing and made very little new music. So…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:29 pm

Premiere

Goon – “Let Me In” (R.E.M. Cover)

Goon specialize in fuzzy, grungy lo-fi rock -- see their Dusk Of Punk EP for reference -- but the LA band are showing off a…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2017 - 9:20 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

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34 Essential Glam Songs

When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit "Hot Love," he launched a…
Stephen Deusner | January 5, 2017 - 1:19 pm

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
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