The Return of The Baseball Project

Birthday boy Scott McCaughey reports: The Baseball Project is hitting the road for the first time in a couple of years — and with this time it’s a rare occasion featuring the FIVE STAR LINE-UP. Yes, Peter and Mike join forces again, along (as always) with Steve Wynn, Linda Pitmon and Scott McCaughey, playing some favorite … Continued

Paris Review: Michael’s “Infinity Mirror” Art Show

The Paris Review takes a look at Michael’s art show, “Infinity Mirror,” which is currently running at the The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibit is on view at The Journal Gallery until August 12, 2018. Read the article Here

The Intimate Art of Michael Stipe (The Guardian)

The Guardian has a feature on Michael’s new book of photography, Volume 1, including select images from the series. According to the Guardian, “The REM singer-songwriter is releasing the first in a series of publications focused on his multifaceted approach to art. In Volume 1, images from his 37 years of creating are collected and … Continued

Arthur Buck’s New LP Track By Track

Relix has an excellent interview with Peter and Joseph Arthur on their new project and release.  The pair discuss their self-titled album track by track. Read it Here.

Peter Writes Songs with Ian McNabb

My old friend Ian McNabb has a new record coming out called Our Future in Space. Whilst in the process of catching up with each other, we wrote a couple of songs, one of which is on the new LP. It was very cool to write with someone who has made a pretty great body … Continued

Peter Collaborates With Jack Logan On New Track

Peter and Georgia singer-songwriter Jack Logan have collaborated on a new song, “Mermaids Purse,” which you can now stream at Jack’s site, Jack Logan’s Mysterious Basement. Many of you will remember Jack’s Pete Buck Comics (cover above) from the 80’s in which he depicts Peter as a super-hero (you can also find those at Jack’s … Continued

Arthur Buck’s Expanded Q1043 Interview and Performance

Here’s the latest feature from from Peter and Joseph Arthur’s recent appearance on Out of the Box with Jonathan Clarke. It includes an all new article on Arthur Buck, the entire HD video interview/performance, the official video for “Are You Electrified” and a photo gallery.   Watch the clip

Arthur Buck LP is out Today: Support Your Local Record Store

Hey Arthur Buck fans: Today is the big day! Don’t forget to support your local record store! Go pick up Arthur Buck’s self-titled record on CD, LP or limited edition colored vinyl. The split color vinyl is exclusive to indie shops; Record Store Day

Indie Exclusive Arthur Buck Vinyl

Arthur Buck fans: Check out the indie exclusive vinyl! Visit your local record store next Friday to secure a copy of this limited edition indie-only vinyl or follow the indie option to pre-order with your local store.

Tune In to Newtown Radio Tonight for some R.E.M. Talk (7-9 pm)

Hey radio listeners: tune in to tonight from 7-9 pm EDT where DJ John Everhart and Bensonhurst band BIG BAND and ELK City of NYC will devote tonight’s show to R.E.M. Athens’ very own Vanessa Briscoe Hay of Pylon Reenactment Society to talk about the band, along with Mitchell Blake Easter and Richard X. Baluyut of Versus. Other special guests are expected to pop in and join … Continued

Arthur Buck LP Streaming at NPR Music’s First Listen

Exciting news for R.E.M. fans and fans of Joseph Arthur. The new album by Peter Buck and Joe Arthur (the duo is called Arthur Buck) is featured at NPR Music’s First Listen. You can stream the album in its entirety. Here’s an excerpt from the article at NPR: The first recorded collaboration between singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and … Continued

Ethan Kaplan Reviews Michael’s New Photobook, Volume 1

Many of you will remember Ethan Kaplan who founded and ran the R.E.M. fan site,, for many years.  Ethan has had an illustrious career in the music industry working previously with Warner Bros. Records and Live Nation and currently with Fender where he is the General Manager and Chief Product Officer of their Digital … Continued