Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction This Week

Happy Songwriters Hall of Fame week everybody— major congratulations to Bill, Peter, Mike and Michael joining such esteemed company with the great songs they wrote over the years:   photo: Anton Corbijn

Michael & Janeane Garofolo in Conversation This Wednesday at Tribeca Talks

“I’m super excited to talk to Janeane—I’m a giant fan and it’s the first time we’ve had the opportunity to do a conversation together.” This Wednesday, June 12 at 8:00 PM, Michael will be talking about his upcoming solo album, his new photo book, and what’s coming next, & whatever else comes up at SVA … Continued

Listen to Bertis’s Conversation on the Super Swell Podcast

On April 5, 2024, @bertisdowns spoke “In Conversation” with Alex Maiolo on stage at the Tallinn Music Week conference in Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪 Click here to listen to this fascinating discussion about recording, touring, and the ethos that guided the band’s business decisions and how “R.E.M.’s strategic decisions inspired a generation of artists like Radiohead, … Continued

Father’s Day Sale Now Through Friday (6.7)

We’re prepping for Father’s Day with a storewide deal— Use code SUPERMAN for 20% off your purchase of any two (or more) items, whether you’re hunting for the perfect gift or stocking your own shelves (we won’t tell!). Shop now through June 7. SHOP HERE.

MOJO’s New R.E.M. Special Is Out Now!

MOJO Magazine always afforded R.E.M. generous coverage over the years— and this time they have outdone themselves with one of those Special Collectors’ Editions. On sale now or soon on newsstands especially in the UK but maybe also your town too. And of course there’s always MOJO’s online activity here.  

Postcard From Cologne Revisited

As we look back on the release of Reveal 23 years ago this week, another milestone, the band’s free concert in Cologne, Germany, 🇩🇪 for an estimated 100,000 fans in the Roncalliplatz by the Kolner Dom, immediately came to mind. It was an incredible show broadcast live on MTVEurope, and we thought it would be … Continued

Mike Plays on Johnny Irion’s Album

Mike pictured here with Johnny Irion whose new album, Sleeping Soldiers of Love, features contributions from Mike along with Jeff Bridges & Pat Sansone of Wilco, among others. The first single, also titled “Sleeping Soldiers of Love” is out today. LP forthcoming on 8.9 via Blackwing. Check out the video for the new single here.

Peter to Play Nuggets 50th Anniversary May 17 in Gloucester, MA

50th Anniversary Nuggets show this Friday, May 17 at The Cut Live in Gloucester, MA with an all-star cast including Peter Buck and Lenny Kaye and Friends. Here are more details on the show from Lenny Kaye’s Instagram feed: • These Nuggets celebrations just keep on rollin’, not to mention rockin’. I was all set … Continued

Flashback to 1989: Green Tour Halts in Germany

Mother’s Day week, 1989…. a 35-year-old poster from this week in May of 1989– Green was the record, Germany was the run of shows listed here. The band was really starting to break in Europe…. Details from The R.E.M. Timeline on that eventful (or eventless) week in Germany 🇩🇪 below: 10 May 1989 – Circus … Continued

The Baseball Project to Tour in July

Baseball is back and that means that we can expect the Baseball Project to be back too! If you saw them on their last tour, you know how amazing those shows were. Here’s some scoop on what to expect: “How could we say ‘no’ when Summerfest Milwaukee came a-knockin’? That offer got us thinking that … Continued

Listen to Mike’s Interview with Braves Country

Check out Mike’s interview with the Braves Country Podcast crew as they talk music, baseball, golf, an upcoming special event for Mike’s foundation, and much more! LISTEN More from Braves Country: Braves Country Podcast Episode 108: Mike Mills of R.E.M. – who famously sang “Don’t Go Back to Rockville” – has come BACK to the … Continued

Listen to Peter’s Guest DJ Appearance at XRAY.FM

A Must: 🎧 to Peter’s in-studio appearance for a special 2-hour episode at which he “envisioned to be a taste of what it would be like to pile into his record room after the bar closes & the random pick of 45s from his collection.” Listen HERE.    

Michael Reads the Poignant Words of a Young Gazan

Michael has joined with other artists who are sharing the words of the Gazan people in collaboration with Voices for Gaza. Watch a clip of Michael reading. the words of Mohammed Al-Sharafi HERE.    

Mike Catches Up with NPR St. Louis on the Eve of R.E.M. Explored

Make sure you give Mike’s interview with St. Louis Public Radio a listen. He talks about tonight’s upcoming show with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Robert McDuffie at Stifel Theatre. Here’s a snippet from the interview: “Having the nerve to do this in the first place was something. I had to draw on whatever … Continued