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Anthology: R.E.M. - Part I

We are adding a new feature this month where we pick a musical artist, an actor, a director, or some other person or persons with a body of work and attempt to write about it all or at least a significant part. 2,256 more words

Music

R.E.M - " Accelerate " Released March 31st 2008

On March 31st, 2008, R.E.M. released their 14th studio album in europe, “Accelerate”,  As the title implies, the record, possesses great urgency. Songs such as… 1,068 more words

MUSIC

I Can't Get There From Here

I could never make out all of the lyrics and read them today for the first time ever. Amazing.

 In 1985 there were two bands in the world that no-one else could touch; one from Manchester, England and the other from Athens, Georgia.

Music

Why I love Mike Mills' '20th Century Women'

At one point in Mike Mills’ Academy Award nominated movie “20th Century Women,” one of its characters, Abbie Porter (Greta Gerwig), takes polaroids of all the objects she owns (which consists of bras, underwear, lipstick, shoes, birth control pills and a photograph of a photograph of her mother) as an attempt to capture a self portrait of herself. 428 more words

Film

R.E.M.: Out of Athens review: "The ultimate ode to R.E.M.'s roots"

Whether you’ve been following R.E.M. since their pioneering inception, or you’ve had the iconic band thrust upon you as you as a music-weary millennial, Ken Sweeney’s… 305 more words

Documentary

R.E.M - " Live At The 40 Watt Club " 19th November 1992

There was only one show performed in support of the 1992 release of “Automatic For The People”, that was on 19th November at the group’s old haunt, the… 135 more words

MUSIC

"An Evening with Robyn Hitchcock" Concert Review, November 18, 2017 at City Winery, New York

Jonathan and I rode into Lower Manhattan around 6:15, my timing a little too accurate as usual. We parked on Spring Street and made our way half a block to City Winery and began camping out at our six-person table in the center of the venue. 715 more words