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The 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs

Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 21, 2012 - 3:55 pm

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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

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

The Minus 5’s Scott McCaughey Recovering From Stroke

Scott McCaughey, frontman of the Minus 5 and Young Fresh Fellows and longtime touring member of R.E.M., suffered a stroke while on tour with Alejandro…
Peter Helman | November 18, 2017 - 10:42 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

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 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

The Minus 5 – “The History You Hate” (Stereogum Premiere)

Scott McCaughey's pop-rock collective The Minus 5 will return with a new album called Dungeon Golds next month. Longtime collaborators Peter Buck and Jeff Tweedy…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Bill Berry Reunites With Mike Mills, Peter Buck At 40 Watt

The erstwhile R.E.M. drummer made his first public performance since the 2007 R&R HOF induction, last night in Athens. He joined Mike, Peter, and the…
Amrit Singh | September 29, 2009 - 2:20 pm