Variety Article Looks at Music in The Bear

“It’s the most fun thing we get to do on the show, in my opinion. It’s a blast,” says Senior. “Sometimes we take all the songs out and see if we miss them. Other times, we use the songs to syncopate the scenes and cut them really fast. It’s an integral part of the process. … Continued

Reveal & Accelerate Vinyl Reissues Coming August

We’re excited to share two more vinyl reissues for R.E.M.’s albums REVEAL and ACCELERATE! Both long out-of-print, the LPs are coming August 25 and available for pre-order now. The albums were cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at MRP. Don’t miss limited-edition pressings exclusively at the R.E.M. HQ store: Reveal will be available in … Continued

The Band & FX’s The Bear Release Music Video for “Strange Currencies (Remix)”

R.E.M. and the team behind FX’s critically acclaimed, award-winning hit series, The Bear, have partnered to release a full-length music video for “Strange Currencies (Remix).” Available to view here, the visual combines footage from R.E.M.’s Road Movie (documenting their 1995 tour), plus exclusive clips and behind-the-scenes footage from The Bear’s second season, which premiered June 22 … Continued

Peter & Scott No Ones Interview

Scott McCaughey & Peter talk The No Ones, Tour Stories, Record Shopping & George Harrison Songs as the prepare for their tour of the UK next month. Read the interview with God Is in the TV Zine.

The No Ones – Minus 5 Take PAC NW By Storm

A combo of The No Ones and The Minus 5, with Debbi Peterson of The Bangles along for the Portland ride! Tonight at Mississippi Studios in Portland, Saturday at Tractor Tavern in Seattle.  Both shows with Athens’s own ELF POWER!  The boys have declared that they are in fightin’ shape for Norway and the UK … Continued

Stream Michael’s Interview with The Morning X

You can now stream Michael’s interview with Leslie Fram and Steve Barnes of The Morning X at Apple Podcasts. This was Michael’s first-time doing an interview on the Atlanta station, so there was a lot of catching up to do. Click on the links below to listen: Part 1 Part 2 

Listen to Michael on the Morning X this Thursday AM

Michael will join Barnes and Leslie of The Morning X for an exclusive interview this Thursday, June 15th, just after 7am. This is Michael’s first appearance ever on the Morning X. Tune in HERE.

Baseball Project Adds September West Coast Dates

THE BASEBALL PROJECT: Buck, Mills, McCaughey, Pitmon, Wynn: West Coast dates announced! Tix on sale today (6/9). All new venues for the The Baseball Project – They want to know “Where will we see you?” SEPT 19: Music Box, SAN DIEGO SEPT 20: The Teragram Ballroom, LA SEPT 21: The Guild Theatre, MENLO PARK SEPT … Continued

New Merch in HQ Store

Stop by the merchandise store and pre-order one of the new lyric tees or throwback tees (including the Little America shirt pictured here) we’ve added in the apparel section. Pre-orders are scheduled to ship on July 9th.

“A Night of GA Music” Nominated for Three Emmy Awards

We’re excited to pass along the news that “A Night of Georgia Music,” recorded for public television at Macon’s historic Grand Opera House and broadcast on July 4, 2022 on GPTV, has been nominated for three 2023 Southeast Emmy Awards in the following categories: Arts/Entertainment-long form content, with Mike, Robert McDuffie, Chuck Leavell & Mercer … Continued

R.E.M. Explored Heads to Ft. Myers, Florida in the Fall

“R.E.M. Explored” will open the Southwest Florida Symphony’s just-announced 2023-24 season at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Ft. Myers, FL on October 21. Mike and virtuoso violinist Robert McDuffie will join the symphony on reimagined versions of R.E.M. songs; Mike and McDuffie will also perform Mike’s Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra … Continued

Around The Sun & Collapse Into Now – Back on Vinyl

The band is pleased to announce vinyl reissues for the long-out-of-print titles Around The Sun and Collapse Into Now! Set for release on July 14th, both records are available to pre-order now.   The chart-topping Around the Sun includes such highlights as “Leaving New York,” “Aftermath,” “Electron Blue,” and “Wanderlust,” plus “The Outsiders.” Collapse Into … Continued