As reported yesterday at Paste.com, Peter and Mike were in Portland, Oregon, this past week at Jackpot! Studios where, along with Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Jacknife Lee and engineer Tucker Martine, they recorded demos for R.E.M.’s next album. In an interview posted at Pitchfork.com today, Peter tells Pitchfork about the Portland sessions and the possible direction of the next R.E.M. record. Click here to read.