Last night saw a special screening of R.E.M. By MTV in New York City with many friends and colleagues from across the years all enjoying this tremendous documentary, which chronicles the band’s thirty years of activity on the various MTV and associated networks all over the world . . . For the rest, please go … Continue reading Postcard from the Road – New York City – 2014
The third incarnation of Peter Buck’s creation, the Todos Santos Music festival, is off to a rocking start and could just turn out to be the best one ever . . . I am pretty sure it will. For the rest, please go here.
A great Thanksgiving memory was one of the most memorable early R.E.M. shows–Thanksgiving night 1983– at Les Bain Douches in Paris. It was a fairly early show I guess and afterward they took us upstairs to the restaurant and one of the entree selections was luncheon meat turkey For the rest, please go here.
Two years ago today, on September 21, 2011, Mike, Peter and Michael made the announcement, from sort of outtatheblue, that they had decided to “call it a day” and that R.E.M. would cease to exist in the active, record-making, touring together, making music mode of the past three decades. It was bittersweet for them, to … Continue reading Postcard from Athens, September 21, 2013
I just spent a couple of days in favorite city London for the Tired Pony show–Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey and Jacknife Lee joining ringleader Gary Lightbody and many others for the group’s only European show in support of the brilliant new Ghost Of The Mountain record, and their first show in about three years. For … Continue reading Postcard from London for Tired Pony – 2013