“Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.” – MLK Jr. (1963) On this day in which we remember and honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we wanted to share this video of Michael reading selections from Dr. … Continued
Death Cab For Cutie released The Georgia E.P. covers compilation of songs by Georgia artists (including “Fall On Me”) back in December in an effort to support Fair Fight Action. The EP was a tremendous success and raised over $100,000. Today, the band just announced that their compilation is streaming on all music platforms and … Continued
Join us on R.E.M. social media channels and wish Michael a happy birthday in the comments. photo: David Belisle
Our best wishes to everyone for a very happy 2021. This year-in-review image was shared by Jason Munoz of R.E.M. Friends Costa Rica. Thanks Jason! In the meantime, keep your eyes on REMHQ.com in the coming weeks and if you haven’t already, be sure to follow the band on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
The lineup has already topped 50 artists for the Georgia Comes Alive Virtual Festival taking place this Saturday December 26th. Mike Mills will perform with NC’s BIG Something. Georgia Comes Alive is a one-day virtual music festival to help get out the vote in the upcoming runoff elections by supporting local grassroots organizations Georgia Coalition for the … Continued
One dance left Georgia… America wins when we vote. Vote early by December 31. Find your voting information at iwillvote.com/ga #onedanceleft #GArunoff #georgia
Our thanks to Helen Butler of GA Coalition for the People’s Agenda for joining Michael for such an insightful conversation earlier today about all the coalition is doing to help ensure people can vote and have their voices heard in Georgia. Watch the video conversation. To learn more about the group and to offer your … Continued
Thank you Georgia! There are so many people who are doing great work to ensure that people can vote and have their voices heard. Today, we’re spotlighting one such leader on REMHQ Facebook at 4:00 PM ET. Join us then for Michael’s conversation with Helen Butler of GA Coalition for the People’s Agenda—they’ll be talking … Continued
The NFL’s Indianapolis Colts have a new PSA, “Kicking the Stigma,” featuring R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts.” The PSA is part of the Colt’s initiative to help reduce the stigma around mental illness. One in five US adults suffer from some form of mental health disorder. Check out the PSA here.
Sending out happy birthday wishes to Mike Mills who was born on Dec. 17, 1958.
This Saturday, December 12th, R.E.M. tribute band Shaking Through will play a live-streamed benefit show at 8:00 PM ET as part of the Bowery Electric’s “Live Premiere Sessions” in NYC.
Death Cab For Cutie’s THE GEORGIA E.P., a brand-new collection of five covers of songs by some of their favorite artists “from the great state of Georgia” is out TODAY. The E.P. will be available on Bandcamp for 24 hours only starting at 12:01am PT. 100% of net proceeds will be donated to Fair Fight … Continued
Today concludes Microsoft’s initiative to match contributions to @palapasocietyoftodossantos, an organization near and dear to Peter’s heart. Thanks so much to all who have contributed. There’s still time to make a donation, if you’re considering it.
The good people at Merge Records have released Going to Georgia, a compilation of Merge Records artists performing Georgia-centric music to support the state’s Democratic candidates in their upcoming Senate runoff election. There’s a lot of great music here including two R.E.M. tracks: Will Butler’s take on “Electrolite” and The Orbiting Human Circus’s twist on “The … Continued