Articles tagged michael stipe

R.E.M.: The Greatest American Band. Ever.

Where R.E.M -- like any band -- really distances themselves and makes their true case for greatness is in the lesser-known and semi-obscure songs.

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‘R.E.M.: Live from Austin, TX’ May Not Be History in the Making, but It’s Certainly Entertaining

R.E.M. made their Austin City Limits debut less than a month before the release of Accelerate. It's clear that they were excited about the album.

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4 Oct 2009 // 9:59 PM

20 Questions: Vic Chesnutt

Chesnutt talks to PopMatters 20 Questions about his upcoming work with Jonathan Richman, taking advice from Michael Stipe, and how his copy of Number One Hits of the Sixties is still the greatest album of all time.

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Patti Smith: Dream of Life

As much as Steven Sebring's documentary reveals of Patti Smith, it never tries to define her or even make her its only focus.

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10 Jun 2008 // 3:20 AM

R.E.M. gains momentum with ‘Accelerate’

Now it can be told: In 2004, during the recording and release of the “Around the Sun” (Warner Bros.) album, R.E.M. was on the

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