ICONIC R.E.M. READ® POSTER BECOMES A PUZZLE


In 1990, R.E.M. were featured on a poster for the American Library Association’s READ campaign to promote the pleasure and importance of reading—and it became an instant collector’s item for anyone lucky enough to get one. The READ poster campaign gave Bill, Peter, Mike, and Michael a chance to promote their love of reading and to … Continued

Flashback to Oct. 3, 2004: Vote For Change in Detroit


The 16th anniversary of the Vote For Change stop in Detroit at Cobo Arena on October 3, 2004 with Bruce Springsteen, Bright Eyes, and John Fogerty. Highlights were numerous that night, but for the band, being joined onstage by the Boss for “Bad Day” and “Man On The Moon,” Peter and Mike accompanying Bruce and the E Street Band on “Born To Run,” and Michael singing “Because The Night” were special and hard to top.

Birthday Tribute to Bill Rieflin – Chris Connelly and Jessica Gallo


Dear Friends of R.E.M./The Minus 5/Filthy Friends et al.: Today we celebrate what would have been Bill Rieflin’s 60th birthday. Bill’s former band(s)mate Chris Connelly has tipped us off to this beautiful tribute. See the full tale of the song at Chris’s Bandcamp page where you can also download.        

Message From Michael: “Plan Your Vote!”


“Hi from Michael!! I’m excited to work alongside Plan Your Vote, a 2020 artist initiative to promote and empower citizens to exercise their right to vote.” PLAN YOUR VOTE brings together members of the creative community to offer all the voting resources you need to exercise your rights. Now, more than ever, it’s urgent to … Continued

Watch All In: The Fight For Democracy Today


We encourage everyone to watch All In: The Fight For Democracy featuring Stacey Abrams to learn more about voting rights and how to take action this November. ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY is available on Amazon Prime TODAY! #ALLINFORVOTING Visit the website for more information.

“Losing My Religion” To Be Featured in Netflix Song Exploder Series


Netflix series SongExploder spotlights some of the world’s greatest musicians as they reveal how they brought one of their songs to life. “Losing My Religion” will be featured in the series along with tracks by Alicia Keys, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ty Dolla $. Song Exploder is hosted by Hrishi Hirway and premieres October 2nd on … Continued

“Use Your Voice! Plan Your Vote!!” – Michael


Hi from MICHAEL!! I’m excited to work alongside Plan Your Vote, a 2020 artist initiative to promote and empower citizens to exercise their right to vote. Today you should: Register if you haven’t already. Verify your registration if you have any doubt. Check your absentee status if you aren’t sure. Set a reminder in case … Continued

Michael Says “Plan Your Vote”!!


Hi from MICHAEL!! I’m excited to work alongside Plan Your Vote, a 2020 artist initiative to promote and empower citizens to exercise their right to vote.