Mike Mills

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.: 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

The National – “Hairpin Turn”

The National have released a new song, "Hairpin Turn," from their forthcoming album I Am Easy To Find. The morose new single was released alongside a Mike…
Israel Daramola / May 1, 2019

The National Release New Single “Light Years” With Video by Mike Mills

The National have released a new single from their upcoming album I Am Easy to Find. The song is a meditative, backbeat-less ballad called "Light…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 4, 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

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 last night,…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / January 6, 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

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Talks David Bowie and Recording Hot Thoughts at SXSW Songwriters Panel

Spoon listened to David Bowie "constantly" while recording their new album Hot Thoughts, frontman Britt Daniel said at a South by Southwest panel today. "I ended…
Anna Gaca / March 16, 2017

Watch Death Cab for Cutie Cover R.E.M.’s ‘Fall on Me’ With Peter Buck and Mike Mills

Death Cab for Cutie closed out the second weekend of the Todos Santos Music Festival, a benefit started by R.E.M.'s Peter Buck for community service non-profit the Palapa…
Rachel Brodsky / January 26, 2016

R.E.M. Hate ‘Orange Clown’ Donald Trump

Poor Donald Trump. (Well, not really, but you know what we mean). The former host of The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice can't catch a break from any…
James Grebey / September 10, 2015

R.E.M.’s Mike Mills Waxes Nostalgic for Print News in ‘Stop the Presses’ Video

Comedy/music benefit compilation 2776 — a.k.a. the same group that enlisted celebrity help to raise money for OneKid One World — is back with a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 4, 2015

Hear Tuatara’s Hypnotic ‘Snakecharmer,’ Featuring Members of Pearl Jam, R.E.M.

To look at the photo above, you'd assume the four fellas of Tuatara to be sensitive about their identities, but the mystery is in the…
Chris Martins / July 21, 2014