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R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills Look Back at Out of Time at 30

An anniversary can be celebrated with champagne or a vacation but Michael Stipe and Mike Mills from R.E.M. decided to honor the 30th anniversary of Out…
Katherine Turman / March 12, 2021

Patti Smith, Michael Stipe and More Join Forces on ‘People Have the Power’

Patti Smith, Joan Baez, Michael Stipe, Cyndi Lauper, Stella McCartney, Tony Hawk, and Micah Nelson — along with dozens of artists and activists worldwide — recorded…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2020

Michael Stipe Pens New Song for NYC Art Exhibit

Lyrics to a new song by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe are part of an art installation that opens at New York City gallery Participation Inc.
Katherine Turman / September 3, 2020

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Listen to R.E.M.’s Original Hib-Tone Mix of ‘Sitting Still’

While we wait for the upcoming first-ever reissue of R.E.M.'s rare 1981 release "Radio Free Europe (Original Hib-Tone Single)," the b-side, the original Hib-Tone mix of "Sitting Still," is…
Anna VanValkenburgh / July 8, 2021

To Live and Die in L.A.: Our 1996 Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the April 1996 issue of SPIN. "Los Angeles is my favorite city in the world!" declares super foxy Red…
Ann Magnuson / June 6, 2021

Michael Stipe, Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters and More Cosign New Planned Parenthood Voting Campaign

Following the speedy confirmation of Justice Amy Comey Barrett and fear of losing health care rights, Michael Stipe, Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters and other musicians…
Emily Tan / October 28, 2020

Netflix’s Song Exploder Will Feature R.E.M., Alicia Keys and More

Since 2014, Hrishikesh Hirway has been sitting down with musicians to talk about how they imagined and created their biggest hits on the Song Exploder podcast.
Emily Tan / September 17, 2020

Michael Stipe Calls Donald Trump a ‘Sack of Lies’ and Discusses New Music With Seth Meyers

Michael Stipe appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Wednesday night (Sept. 16) to talk about his online installtion with PlanYourVote.org. But before the…
Emily Tan / September 17, 2020

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and More Demand Clearance for Campaign Songs

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Sia, Lorde and more have joined forces with the Artists Rights Alliance to demand that the political parties "establish clear policies requiring…
Emily Tan / July 28, 2020

Michael Stipe and Aaron Dessner Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on Tonight Show

A few months ago, Michael Stipe shared a demo version for "No Time for Love Like Now" from what appeared to be his home. A…
SPIN Staff / June 23, 2020

Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine Share Video for ‘No Time for Love Like Now’

A few months ago, Michael Stipe shared a video from quarantine of his new song "No Time for Love Like Now." Now, the song has…
Daniel Kohn / June 11, 2020

Iggy Pop, David Byrne and More Appear in Artist Maurizo Cattelan’s Bedtime Stories

Iggy Pop, David Byrne and other artists are collaborating on a new art project by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. Titled Bedtime Stories, the digital…
Emily Tan / May 15, 2020

Michael Stipe, Flea, Patti Smith and More Team Up For Pathway to Paris Livestream Concert

April 22 marked the 50th Earth Day, and to celebrate Pathway to Paris — a non-profit dedicated to finding solutions for climate change — is…
Katrina Nattress / April 26, 2020

Michael Stipe Performs ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on Late Show

A few weeks ago, Michael Stipe shared a demo version of "No Time for Love Like Now." On Tuesday night from quarantine, Stipe…
Daniel Kohn / April 8, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Demo of New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’

Talk about a late-night surprise! Michael Stipe, who has been fairly active on social media by sending uplifting messages while singing R.E.M. songs, dropped a…
Daniel Kohn / March 29, 2020
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