Posts Tagged: R.E.M.

Swinging Modern Sounds #77: People Give Me Things, Part One

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[T]he thing about receiving music from other people is this: there is always some grace associated with the transaction. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: 69 Love Songs

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Everywhere people are shoving things into the ground—time capsules not to be opened until the year 2100, the more optimistic postmarked for 3000—letters to the future in the language of the now. ...more

New Solo Album from R.E.M.’s Peter Buck

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Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has announced a new solo record, Warzone Earth, coming out exclusively on vinyl this October 16th from Little Axe Records. Buck announced Warzone Earth on the official R.E.M. website, calling it “the best solo album I have made.” According to Stereogum, the cover art will be designed by folk art legend Mingering Mike, and will feature Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Kurt Bloch, Chris Slusarenko, Krist Novoselic, Jeff Tweedy, Annalisa Tornfelt, Chloe Johnson, and Kristin Tornfelt.

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An Ode to Maxwell’s

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It’s been a year since Hoboken’s pivotal indie rock club and restaurant Maxwell’s has closed its doors, but it’s going to take much longer than that to wipe away its memory. ...more