Mike in NC Big Star Tribute Lineup on 12-4


🌟 🎸 Tickets are on sale for “The Songs of Big Star – A Special Orchestrated Acoustic Performance” at the Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC on December 4.   Make plans to attend what promises to be an incredible evening featuring Big Star‘s Jody Stephens, our very own MIKE MILLS, Skylar Gudasz, Brett Harris, Django … Continued

“Lyric writing is not easy”… Read Michael’s Salon Interview


“’New Adventures’ has been historically my favorite R.E.M. album, and it hasn’t been bumped out of [my] No. 1 spot, but it’s been joined with “Reveal,” which is the album that we put out two after New Adventures. I mean, it’s a bit selfish, but [with] my contribution to what we were doing, I had … Continued

“Michael Stipe Is Present”: The Bitter Southerner Feature


The Bitter Southerner’s issue #2 featuring MICHAEL on the cover is now online. READ “Michael Stipe Is Present” as Michael talks about his life and art now, his new book of photography, and what’s next. Story by David Peisner, photographs by Michael Stipe & Christy Bush.

Read Michael’s The New Cue Interview


“I put every ounce of my heart and soul and body into every single one of those songs; I really gave everything that I had. And so I feel like the melodies of the most tiny little part of those songs, the little string hits or the little percussive elements are a part of my … Continued

Salon Interview: Mike Talks NAIHF 25th Anniversary


“…  Every record is really a snapshot of a time and place. But this one, because of the unique situation, is more of a snapshot than any other record we made.” Read Mike’s recent interview with Annie Zaleski for Salon.com. They discuss the 25th anniversary reissue of New Adventures in Hi-Fi as well as some … Continued