t was twenty years ago today: R.E.M.’s only show ever in Israel. Security was tight. First time for that kind of stuff for us. Mike and Peter had been to Israel three years earlier for promo for Automatic. They’d visited the Dead Sea. We saw a Ben and Jerry’s on the beach and thought that … Continue reading A Look Back at Tel Aviv (1995)
Having seen Big Star THIRD a few times now, I can safely say it has probably never been performed more brilliantly than Saturday night in downtown Athens. For the rest, please go here.
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.