Check out Salon.com’s interview with Michael Stipe, “Looking back is something I’m not that good at.” Read it here.
Don’t forget to see R.E.M. By MTV on the big screen this Tuesday in select theaters. There’s even a special screening at Beechwood Cinema in Athens, GA. Check times and locations here.
Check out Rolling Stone’s article on the band and Michael right here!
R.E.M. BY MTV will be available for the first time ever on Blu-Ray and as a stand-alone DVD on June 2. Both the Blu-Ray and DVD of R.E.M. BY MTV include the feature-length documentary as well as rarely-seen live performances, all of which were previously available only in last fall’s
Many of you will remember Mike’s work with Brooklyn-based band Mudville (& lead vocalist Marilyn Carino) on their 2007 album Iris Nova. As we reported earlier this spring, Mike collaborated with Marilyn on her latest album LEAVES, SADNESS, SCIENCE (available on iiTunes) which Magnet calls, “a haunting, atmospheric
…is finding long-lost gems like this chestnut, one of the great, way underrated R.E.M. songs and one that extended our tradition of putting wonderful songs in films that, uh, didn’t pan out all that brilliantly—All the Right Friends from earliest times in a turn of the millenium
The Syd Barrett/REM Double A-side single will be released on April 18th, Record Store Day, on Rhino’s Side By Side 7″ singles series.
Look for the limited edition release of “Dark Globe” at independent retailers. It’s a Record Store Day exclusive with only 12,000 units worldwide.
Here’s the format: 7″ 45 rpm,
‘R.E.M. by MTV is hitting US- theaters for one-night only on May 19th! The film features rare performance footage, exclusive band interviews, and more. Tickets are on-sale to the general public now by Fathom Events—¹.
Find your local theatre & reserve your tickets: here
R.E.M. BY MTV, the feature-length documentary that chronicles the band’s three-decade history with MTV, is coming to select cinemas nationwide on May 19 for a one-night event as part of Fathom Events “Classic Music Series.” The documentary features rarely-seen performance footage, exclusive interviews with the band, and more.
A special presale
The Guardian has posted an op-ed by Michael & Elton John calling for an end to the abuse of transgender inmates in U.S. prisons. Read the article here.
We’re looking forward to the R.E.M. By MTV special screening on Friday night for the Public Justice Foundation at Carrboro’s beloved Cat’s Cradle in honor of our dear friend and heroic teacher/lawyer Vivian Connell who photographed the band at one of their early benefit concerts in Atlanta while she was
Pagesix.com: Elton John and Michael Stipe are calling for the equal rights of transgender inmates following claims that a transgender woman was mistreated at a Georgia prison.
Read the full article here
Check out Mike’s interview with Rollingstone.com and get his insights on the upcoming Major League Baseball season.