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“Moon River” Is Having Another Moment: 8 Unlikely Covers That Got Us Here

It seems like "Moon River" is having another one of those moments -- and a kind of baffling one at that. The Henry Mancini-composed tune…
Nate Patrin | May 21, 2018 - 1:24 pm

The Anniversary

Accelerate Turns 10

The first time I saw R.E.M. was in June of 2008. They were in the midst of touring in support of their 14th full-length album,…
Ryan Leas | March 30, 2018 - 2:48 pm

Interview

Talkin’ To Scott Aukerman Re: R U Talkin’ R.E.M. Re: Me?

The great podcast U Talkin' U2 To Me is billed as "the comprehensive and encyclopedic compendium of all things U2." It's a claim as bold…
Michael Nelson | February 21, 2018 - 3:02 am

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Arthur Buck – “I Am The Moment”

Lately, the former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has kept himself plenty busy, forming limited-run indie supergroups like Filthy Friends (with Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker) and Tuatara
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2018 - 9:40 am

Michael Stipe Shares First-Ever Solo Song “Future, If Future”

REM's Michael Stipe has released a new 40-second quasi-song, his first solo track, in support of today's March For Our Lives Rally. Stipe shared a…
Julia Gray | March 24, 2018 - 12:14 pm

Watch Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Cover ‘90s Hits By R.E.M., Smashing Pumpkins, & Oasis

Weezer leader Rivers Cuomo played a solo acoustic set at The Hi Hat in Los Angeles this past Saturday. The performance lasted almost two hours…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2018 - 9:27 am

Joseph Arthur And Peter Buck Form New Band Arthur Buck

In a situation that is surprisingly not the plot of a buddy comedy flick, Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck have formed a band after running…
Julia Gray | February 15, 2018 - 11:41 am

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

2017 In Review

27 Reissues From 2017 You Should Check Out

It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of new releases in stores in a given week, and even more daunting to stay on top of…
Annie Zaleski | December 15, 2017 - 12:52 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

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
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