Here’s a rare mid-week roundup as we approach the release of R.E.M.–Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982-2011 in less than three weeks:
Thom Yorke speaks on the influence and mystery of R.E.M. at Rollingstone.com.
Five Eight’s Mike Mantione considers R.E.M.’s impact on his life and music at flagpole.com
Mojo pays Tribute to REM in this excellent video montage.
Decemberists lead man Colin Meloy remembers R.E.M. Mojo.com
Flagpole.com gives the lowdown on the upcoming listening party for R.E.M.–Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982-2011.