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Lou Reed’s Influence: 8 Classic Covers of His Songs

Brian Eno’s famous quote about the Velvet Underground is stitched into the band’s legacy: “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” Whether or not that […]

10/28/2013

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R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ Gets Deluxe Reissue Tribute

Having put out deluxe reissues of much of their output on I.R.S. records, R.E.M. is now turning to their Warner Brothers catalog for anniversary editions. And this year, their major label debut, 1988’s Green, turns […]

03/07/2013

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Make A Mix Tape Of Psychotic Love Songs

Don’t bother making a mix of mushy songs for your lover this Valentines Day. As we perused the annals of rock we realized there’s a myriad of music with a slightly different approach to displaying […]

02/12/2013

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What’s In The Box? R.E.M. ‘Document,’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this […]

12/21/2012

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R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Releasing Vinyl-Only Solo Album This Friday

This Friday, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will release his first solo album, following the group’s disbanding in 2011. However, only 2,000 lucky fans will be able to get their hands on the limited-edition, vinyl-only release.

10/03/2012

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R.E.M.’s ‘Document’ Gets 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

R.E.M.’s 1987 album, “Document,” will get the 25th anniversary treatment on September 25

08/08/2012

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Shiny Happy Birthday To Michael Stipe

On January 4, 1960, local Athens artist and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]R.E.M.[/lastfm] front man[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Michael Stipe[/lastfm] was born in Decatur, Georgia.

01/03/2012

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Nirvana Spotlight: Neil Young, Melvins, Beatles, And Sonic Youth Among Kurt Cobain’s Musical Influences

Was it the ferocious, edgy punk sounds of the [mp3com-artist]Melvins[/mp3com-artist] or the experimental noisemaking of New York City’s [mp3com-artist]Sonic Youth[/mp3com-artist] that had the biggest impact on the music of [mp3com-artist]Kurt Cobain[/mp3com-artist]? In this week’s MP3.com […]

09/20/2011

Last.fm Trends: Into The Now With R.E.M.

R.E.M. is on the comeback trail, with 15th album Collapse Into Now released next week alongside short films for each track. As stalwarts of American rock, does R.E.M.’s new material still hold the same excitement […]

03/03/2011

Hear R.E.M.'s "Collapsing Now"

Today at 11:00am EST NPR will be hosting a listening party for R.E.M.’s new album “Collapsing Now”.

03/01/2011