Check out the NY Times Magazine’s feature article on Michael at the link below: Michael Stipe Is Writing His Next Act. Slowly.
Cinema 21 in Portland, Oregon will be the site for a live episode of the podcast Revolutions Per Movie Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 PM featuring Peter & host Chris Slusarenko. Chris reports: “Forty years ago, when I wrote my first letter to R.E.M. I never expected a response back, let alone to be friends … Continued
Hector Tellez Jr., the Cuban singer-songwriter who Peter & Barrett Martin recorded with, has a new album, The Great Unknown, out this weekend through Thirty Tigers/Sony. Barrett had the following to say about the new LP and Hector: “I want to tell you about an artist who I recently produced and who just released his … Continued
Listen to Mike’s interview with Kyle Meredith of the Consequence Podcast Network in which Mike discusses the difficult circumstances in which Up was created and how the band found the record’s ultimate sound. Mike also explains the stories behind songs like “Sad Professor,” “Daysleeper,” “Hope,” and “Airportman.” Of the latter track, he says “there was … Continued
Even the birds gave pause is Michael’s fourth photographic book–it presents a series of works-in-progress that continue an exploration of contemporary portraiture, instinct and abstraction. Classical and conceptual forms create a cohesive whole from seemingly disparate elements, and build what is hopefully an inclusive and complete vision, in which the familiar and unfamiliar are given … Continued