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REM - " Murmur " released 12th April 1983

Released this day in 1983, Murmur was a seminal album, the debut from this alternative rock band from Athens,Georgia. featured the singles “Radio Free Europe” and “Talk About The Passion” produced by Don Dixon and Mitch Easter for IRS records It received Critical acclaim. 52 more words

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HINDU LOVE GODS “GONNA HAVE A GOOD TIME TONIGHT” B/W “NARRATOR” 1988

HINDU:

A side project featuring the R.E.M. (minus Michael Stipe) and Warren Zevon, sometimes Bryan Cook of the Athens bands Uh-OK  and Time Toy.

This was evidently recorded at the end of a Warren Zevon session when everyone was drunk. 360 more words

Tongue (R.E.M. cover - 2014 remix)

Monster is the most maligned of the well-known R.E.M. albums (among people who know R.E.M., the actual “turd in the punchbowl” — to borrow a phrase from Michael Stipe — is… 295 more words

Geoff Geis

Let's take a ride

Every once in a while, I will have a drink or two and listen to some music. Less often, I will have a couple drinks and write. 1,724 more words

Bill Berry

Never mind the bullocks, here's R.E.M. #daftpun

Scientists from Leicester University have concluded that cows produce slightly more milk if you play them certain kinds of music. (genuine news article about this… 84 more words

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Murmur

R.E.M. (1983)

This record basically started the modern musical underground, in terms of aesthetics, business strategy, artistic conscience and songwriting technique. It also revitalized folk styles, made the pop scene embrace old folk values, mumbly vocals and lo-fi recording. 421 more words

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