Michael Stipe sings in R.E.M., sure, but he's also an art school dropout who produced movies such as Saved, American Movie, and Being John Malkovich.
R.E.M. is gearing up to roll out the Collapse Into Now Film Project, a selection of films accompanying each song on the band's upcoming album (released March 7th), directed by notable artists and filmmakers and personally curated by singer Michael Stipe.
Directors include James Franco, Sam Taylor-Wood, Albert Maysles and Michael Stipe.
Best-selling rock band R.E.M. have revealed that the title of their 15th studio album will be Collapse Into Now. The album will be released in Spring 2011 by Warner Bros. Records.
On October 26th, New West Records will release R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX - a DVD that contains the full live performance of the band's concert for PBS' Austin City Limits television series, plus three songs that didn't air on the original broadcast.
Tired Pony release debut album The Place We Ran From September 28th + NYC and LA shows.
Tired Pony, spearheaded by Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody, is a collaborative project featuring the talents of R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, Belle and Sebastian's Richard Colburn, acclaimed producer Jacknife Lee and more.
R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/I.R.S. for the release of an expanded 25th Anniversary 2CD and digital edition of the band's 1985 album, Fables Of The Reconstruction.
The new edition features the digitally remastered original album, plus 14 previously unreleased demo recordings, cut prior to the album's studio sessions, including one long-sought track that has never been released.
R.E.M. will release a brand-new double live album, entitled R.E.M. Live At The Olympia on October 26th, 2009 on Warner Bros. Records ...
Even six inches of snow couldn't keep Rufus Wainwright from speaking at the Oxford Union yesterday afternoon. In an amusing and informative hour long Q&A session he talked about his forthcoming opera Prima Donna, reminisced about Jeff Buckley, talked about making his next album with just piano and vocals ...
Madonna arrived in London last night when her acclaimed 'Sticky & Sweet' tour triumphed at Wembley Stadium. 74,000 thrilled to new hits "Candy Shop", "4 Minutes" and "Give It 2 Me" while old favourites like "Borderline", "Like A Prayer" and "La Isla Bonita" ...
Guillemots release their new single "Falling Out Of Reach" on May 26th, 2008. The rapturous single is the second track to be taken from their acclaimed new album 'Red' and follow up to the hugely addictive first single "Get Over It". Written by the Guillemots - Fyfe Dangerfield, Magrao, Aristazabal Hawkes and Greig Stewart - [...]
REM will make London theirs next week when they invade the UK. Michael Stipe, Peter Buck and Mike Mills will be performing two shows in the Capital alongside The ICA REM day. Just before the release of their new studio LP 'Accelerate', REM announced they will play Apple Store on London's Regent Street for a [...]