Recently, while digging around in the R.E.M. archives looking for lost treasures, a real gem presented itself in the form of a 1988 recording of Peter and Mike’s appearance on “Sound of the City,” a local music themed program on WUOG, the radio station on the campus of the University
Having recently seen The End of the Tour, James Ponsoldt’s terrific new film at the Nantucket Film Festival, I can attest to the excellence of the music including some significant R.E.M. songs from the 80’s and 90’s. So it’s great to see the lineup for the official soundtrack
Chris Sikich of the Philadelphia citypaper recaps some of the highlights of this year’s AthFest Music & Arts Festival including Bill Berry’s return to the stage (with We Love Tractor) and The Baseball Project’s tour finale in the Classic City… read here
Photo galleries from the show:
*The Baseball Project:
Denver-based producer Joman has put together a really excellent house-based remix of “The One I Love.”
Click here to listen!
We just received a very nice email from our old friend and colleague Klaus Hoffman in Vienna:
“I saw Paul Weller at Vienna State Opera yesterday which reminded me of how quickly time flies:
Today, July 8, 2015, marks the 16th(!) anniversary of R.E.M.’s performance at this very venue with Patti Smith
ATHFEST Sunday was an exciting time for the REMHQ camp as both Bill Berry and Mike Mills played on the Main Stage on the final day of the Summer festival. Bill was in the “We Love Tractor” lineup while Mike was on tour with The Baseball Project who were wrapping
AthFest Music & Arts Festival is underway in our lovely town which means tons of great music, cool films, and other great activities all weekend. We’re especially looking forward to We Love Tractor (with Bill Berry) on the Pulaski St. Stage on Sunday, June 28 at 5:45pm and The Baseball
R.E.M.’s third studio album was released on June 10th, 1985, and was produced by Joe Boyd at Livingston Studios in London, England
Click here to watch a clip from Alexander Young’s documentary on the band, R.E.M. By MTV.
On the heels of the release of R.E.M. by MTV, Mike did an interview with Salon.com in which he talks about MTV, the new documentary, baseball, and much more!
Check it out here
Check out Mike’s interview with EW.com in which he talks about the release of the excellent documentary on the band, R.E.M. By MTV. Read it here.
We’ve teamed up with Lomography for an exclusive photo competition to coincide with the release of REMTV on Blu-Ray. Enter for your chance to win some great prizes including a special edition camera, a copy of the R.E.M. By MTV DVD, and R.E.M. vinyl.
To participate in this competition,
Our deepest condolences to the extended U2 family on the sudden loss of their longtime tour manager Dennis Sheehan—our guys first knew him back in the summer of 1985, when R.E.M. played some stadium and festival dates supporting U2 in Europe. And many times over all the years since. Dennis
Mary Ellen Mark had such a brilliant eye and original voice–we have lost one of our very greatest. She was fearless in her choices, politically engaged, complex, funny, stunningly intelligent and a passionate artist. Her memory will live on through her extraordinary body of work. ~Michael