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R.E.M Share Previously Unreleased Track to Benefit Hurricane Dorian Relief

R.E.M have shared the previously unreleased song "Fascinating" to benefit the non-profit Mercy Corps' hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, and Peter Buck…
Maggie Serota / September 12, 2019

R.E.M. Announce Deluxe 25th Anniversary Reissue of Monster

R.E.M. have announced a massive 25th reissue of their 1994 album Monster, the latest in the band's ongoing series of 25th anniversary archival reissues. The…
Maggie Serota / September 4, 2019

R.E.M.: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared on the October 1986 issue of SPIN. Pretty Persuasion I can't imagine R.E.M. vocalist Michael Stipe trying to sell…
Barry Walters / August 10, 2019

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe Apparently Has 18 Solo Songs Ready To Go

R.E.M. officially broke up way back in 2011. And while most of the other members of the band have kept themselves busy with one musical…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 25, 2019

Here’s a Bunch of Great Quotes Courtney Love Gave to Her Famous Friends

Courtney Love: not fucking that guy, not getting a dog she doesn't want, not putting on weird smooth jazz. The Hole frontwoman and icon of…
Andy Cush / June 7, 2019

Watch Michael Stipe Debut New Solo Song “Your Capricious Soul”

Last night, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe opened for Patti Smith with a surprise set at NYC’s newly reopened Webster Hall. There isn’t much video from that…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / May 3, 2019

Watch R.E.M.’s 2003 Performance of “Nightswimming” From Their Upcoming BBC Box Set

R.E.M.'s new monolithic box set R.E.M. at the BBC is due out on October 19. In addition to compiling recordings of broadcasts the band did…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 5, 2018

Michael Stipe Explains Why He’s Leaving Instagram: “I Think That We Deserve Better”

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe says that he's leaving the toxic world of Instagram and possibly social media in general. In a new interview with BBC…
Rob Arcand / September 2, 2018

Courtney Love Tribute to be Hosted by Michael Stipe, Chloë Sevigny, Aaron Dessner

Courtney Love will be honored at the Pioneering People fundraiser at Basilica Hudson on October 27 in Hudson, New York. Basilica Hudson co-founder and former…
Maggie Serota / August 22, 2018

This Haunting Photo of Thom Yorke and Michael Stipe Demands Your Consideration

Michael Stipe, he of R.E.M., is a visual artist, and has been focusing on that line of creative inspiration in recent years. In May, he released…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 13, 2018

Watch Patti Smith Perform With Bruce Springsteen and Michael Stipe

Last night, Patti Smith brought along fellow rockers Bruce Springsteen and R.E.M's Michael Stipe to join her on stage during a concert at New York's…
Israel Daramola / April 24, 2018

Hear a 10-Second Teaser of New Solo Material from R.E.M. Frontman Michael Stipe

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has shared a new 10-second snippet of solo material in support of today's March for Our Lives rally taking place in…
Rob Arcand / March 24, 2018

Listen to R.E.M. Discuss the Making of “Try Not to Breathe” On Song Exploder

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills are the most recent guests on Hrishikesh Hirway's Song Exploder. On the podcast, they discuss the genesis of their mournful…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 20, 2017

Fischerspooner’s First NYC Show in 8 Years Was an Erotic Celebration of Self-Worth

On Friday night, during the final track of the first NYC Fischerspooner show in eight years, there were more than 20 people on stage at Brooklyn…
Dale Eisinger / October 30, 2017

Video: Fischerspooner – “Togetherness (Fischer Version)” ft. Caroline Polachek

Back in June, Fischerspooner returned with "Have Fun Tonight," the first song from their follow-up to 2009’s Entertainment. That follow-up, SIR, was co-written and produced by Casey…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / October 13, 2017
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