TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of R.E.M.’s ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’
die once, and for such a long time. R.E.M.’s death was by a thousand cuts. In 1996, the cut that no TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of R.E.M.’s ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ R.E.M. . [Buy R.E.M.’s New Adventures in Hi-Fi via Amazon or iTunes | Stream Below] Old Molière is right: we lame 1997 feature headline read “R.E.M.: The Ultimate College Band Graduates.” The stigma made them Happy 20th Anniversary to R.E.M.’s New Adventures in Hi-Fi, originally released September 9, 1996 Largely overlooked in the wake of ‘Out of Time,' ‘Automatic for the People' and ‘Monster,' R.E.M.’s terrific tenth LP remains one of their strongest ever. R.E.M. The band that helped put Athens, Georgia on the musical map surfaced with the template for a
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: R.E.M.’s “Houston” (2008)
: R.E.M. TITLE: “Houston” ALBUM: Accelerate (2008) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN: R.E.M. Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: R.E.M.’s “Houston” (2008) “Houston” appears on R.E.M.’s 2008 album ‘Accelerate’
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: R.E.M.’s “Find the River” (1992)
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: R.E.M.’s “Find the River” (1992) ARTIST: R.E.M. TITLE: “Find the River” ALBUM: Automatic for the People (1992) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN: R.E.M. “Find the River” appears on R.E.M.’s 1992 album ‘Automatic for the People’
WELCOME BACK WAX: R.E.M.’s ‘Automatic For The People’ Receives Anniversary Deluxe Reissue
remastered vinyl edition for those of us wanting to make good use of our turntables. PRE-ORDER R.E.M R.E.M. observed when R.E.M. released their exquisitely crafted eighth studio album Automatic For The People WELCOME BACK WAX: R.E.M.’s ‘Automatic For The People’ Receives Anniversary Deluxe Reissue Sleeps Tonite,” and my personal favorite, “Find the River” all rank among R.E.M.’s greatest compositions
Happy Birthday to Michael Stipe, born January 4, 1960
memories of him and R.E.M. with us in the comments below! Born: January 4, 1960 Biography: As the aspiring guitarist Peter Buck, and with bassist Mike Mills and drummer Bill Berry, they formed R.E.M Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Michael Stipe’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him and R.E.M. with us. R.E.M. frontman for R.E.M., arguably the most important and influential American rock band of the post-punk
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: R.E.M.’s ‘Murmur’ (1983)
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: R.E.M.’s ‘Murmur’ (1983) R.E.M. Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. R.E.M. | Murmur I.R.S. (1983 worth, all three albums were runners-up to R.E.M.’s debut album Murmur in Rolling Stone’s critics
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of R.E.M.’s ‘Out of Time’
cultivated a devout following. Though R.E.M.’s growing fanbase at the time was more extensive than ), Mike Mills (bass), and Bill Berry (drums), R.E.M. released their first five studio albums over a R.E.M. of compromising their signature sound and indie-rock cred with Out of Time, Cobain’s R.E.M. Happy 25th Anniversary to R.E.M.’s seventh studio album Out of Time, originally released March 12 . For R.E.M., the tipping point arguably arrived in the form of their 1991 album Out of Time, which TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of R.E.M.’s ‘Out of Time’
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(Gnarls Barkley, Beck, Gorillaz) and mixed by Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, R.E.M., U2), The Getaway
LISTEN: We Are One – An Albumism 1st Birthday Playlist
artists including R.E.M., Nas, The O’Jays, Radiohead, Earth, Wind & Fire, U2, Faithless, Ryan Adams
Happy Birthday to Neneh Cherry, Born March 10, 1964
featured cameos from Gang Starr, as well as R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe. Some writing and production
Happy Birthday to Adam Duritz, Born August 1, 1964
roots rock and R.E.M. jangle, united by Duritz's sad, introspective songs. Two years later, the group
Happy Birthday to Kate Pierson, Born April 27, 1948
support on R.E.M.'s hit "Shiny Happy People" as well as appearing in the music video. After the dawn of
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Gin Blossoms’ ‘New Miserable Experience’
.” Working with Hampton in the same studio that had previously turned out projects by R.E.M. and Big Easter (who were at the helm for R.E.M.’s early projects Murmur and Reckoning), hoping to capitalize on
Happy Birthday to Tracy Chapman, Born March 30, 1964
album helped usher in the era of political correctness -- along with 10,000 Maniacs and R.E.M
Happy Birthday to Thom Yorke, Born October 7, 1968
Greenwood, soon after discovering such '80s alternative bands as the Smiths, R.E.M., and the Cure
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Cowboy Junkies’ ‘Lay It Down’
Maniacs, Billy Bragg, Vic Chesnutt, Indigo Girls, Taj Mahal, R.E.M., and Widespread Panic, among many
Happy 50th Birthday to Juliana Hatfield, Born July 27, 1967
recorded its debut for Atlantic with R.E.M.'s producer Scott Litt. As she worked on the record, Hatfield
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Over the Rhine’s ‘Good Dog Bad Dog: The Home Recordings’
Blonde, The Go-Go’s, and R.E.M., among many others. After a 17-year run, which included reissuing Till
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recordings got us signed to IRS Records by Jay Boberg, who signed R.E.M. Photo: Kylie Wilkerson JC
Happy 70th Birthday to Iggy Pop, Born April 21, 1947
bands covered Pop and/or Stooges tracks -- Slayer, Duran Duran, Guns N' Roses, R.E.M., and Tom Jones
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