Exclaim!An Essential Guide to REMExclaim!Like the Fab Four, Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Bill Berry codified the genre, then laid out a career path that generations of subsequent bands would follow. They spent much of the '80s in the indie rock trenches before making a successful ...and more »
RollingStone.comInside Jesse Paris Smith's Bold New Plan to Fight Trump, Save ...RollingStone.comJesse Paris Smith remembers the exact day she became a climate activist. Late on a school night, in a Manhattan deli, frantically skimming the New York Times ...Patti Smith Speaks Up For Planet EarthNoise11Patti Smith: 'Humans have raped and pillaged the Earth'Music Newsall 3 news articles »
Diffuser.fm (blog)Michael Stipe Feels 'Personally Insulted' by the Current Political ClimateDiffuser.fm (blog)If you've looked around the country over the last year or so and been upset about the way things are going, you may at least be able to take a little comfort in the knowledge that former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe is right there with you. The ...and more »
NewsweekMichael Stipe Reflects on R.E.M.'s 'Automatic for the People': 'It Was ...NewsweekIn a revealing interview, Michael Stipe opens up about his (brilliant, painful, confounding) past. Just don't expect an R.E.M. reunion.Q&A: Michael Stipe On Life After REM And Revisiting Automatic For The PeopleStereogumREM Reflects On 25 Years Of 'Automatic For The People'NPRall 3 news articles »
While Elton John prepares to headline major festivals such as New Orleans Jazz Fest and San Francisco’s Outside Lands, he and R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe are adding their voices in support of humane treatment of incarcerated transgender prisoners. The pair released a statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s support of transgender inmate Ashley Diamond in her lawsuit against ...
"It was like being at an R.E.M. concert," she said with a smirk, casting a glance at attendee Michael Stipe. It was a loving joke, of course, and when she reprised the chorus of "Gloria" during "Land," she walked over to Stipe, leaned on him and made him ...
The fan was Michael Stipe. The former R.E.M. frontman was one of only a hundred or so fans invited to Wednesday's concert, a celebration of New York City's Electric Lady Studio, which Jimi Hendrix had opened 45 years ago to the day. Although the "Purple ...
Some of his articles-which remain in wide circulation on the Internet-include profiles of Kevin Spacey, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Michael Stipe, Hillary Clinton, Jon Stewart, and Fred ("Mr.") Rogers. He received the National Magazine Award for two ...
Herbert, who was Michael Stipe’s professor at Lamar Dodd, went on to direct a series of iconic music videos for R.E.M., cementing his place in Athens music history. Several of his pieces will be incorporated throughout the weekend’s events. On Friday ...
In between we’d done an obligatory REM recce, visiting indie champions Wuxtry Records, where Peter Buck worked and first met Michael Stipe, and the 40 Watt Club, the incubator for every big Athens band. Alas, we couldn’t take in a gig. Geeks take note ...
R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe was among more than a dozen potential jurors dismissed at the beginning of the trial for a man accused of sneaking into a middle school and trying to sexually assault a girl.
In the MSNBC.com gossip section, there was this little tid bit regarding an affair between Morrissey and Michael Stipe of R.E.M.
"Morrissey has hit out at reports that he had an affair with Michael Stipe, the lead singer of R.E.M. “That’s absolute [bleep], absolute [bleep] and I don’t know why people ever said that, do you?” Morrissey told the Times of London. When asked to address the question of whether he’s gay or straight, he replied, “It’s neither of those things. I’m simply myself, which is inexcusable to many people. I’m not trapped by anything.”"
Two of my favorite grunge vocalists,from my favorite grunge bands...
whom would you prefer?
BQ: REM or Pearl Jam
BQ:favorite song by each of them? dub buk : i know their music is not grunge..but they are often classified as a grunge band..or rather an alternative band....its basically because they rose into eminence in the grunge era...
Michael Stipe was born today on January 4, 1960 is an American singer who is the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band R.E.M. Stipe has become well-known for the "mumbling" style of his early career and for his complex, surreal lyrics, as well as his social and political activism. Stipe is in charge of the band's visual image, often selecting album artwork and directing many of the band's music videos.
REM - Radio Free Europe
At My Most Beautiful
The Golden Palominos ( featuring Michael) - Alive And Living Now
Drive ( this is a video that I spent two days with the band being hosed down in a swamp, it was magical)
What's your favorite R>E>M> song or tune of tribute?
Happy Birthday Mike!