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Michael Stipe Pens New Song for NYC Art Exhibit

Lyrics to a new song by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe are part of an art installation that opens at New York City gallery Participation Inc.
Katherine Turman / September 3, 2020

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and More Demand Clearance for Campaign Songs

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Sia, Lorde and more have joined forces with the Artists Rights Alliance to demand that the political parties "establish clear policies requiring…
Emily Tan / July 28, 2020

R.E.M Share Previously Unreleased Track to Benefit Hurricane Dorian Relief

R.E.M have shared the previously unreleased song "Fascinating" to benefit the non-profit Mercy Corps' hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, and Peter Buck…
Maggie Serota / September 12, 2019

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Netflix’s Song Exploder Will Feature R.E.M., Alicia Keys and More

Since 2014, Hrishikesh Hirway has been sitting down with musicians to talk about how they imagined and created their biggest hits on the Song Exploder podcast.
Emily Tan / September 17, 2020

Michael Stipe Calls Donald Trump a ‘Sack of Lies’ and Discusses New Music With Seth Meyers

Michael Stipe appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Wednesday night (Sept. 16) to talk about his online installtion with PlanYourVote.org. But before the…
Emily Tan / September 17, 2020

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and More Demand Clearance for Campaign Songs

Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Sia, Lorde and more have joined forces with the Artists Rights Alliance to demand that the political parties "establish clear policies requiring…
Emily Tan / July 28, 2020

Michael Stipe and Aaron Dessner Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on Tonight Show

A few months ago, Michael Stipe shared a demo version for "No Time for Love Like Now" from what appeared to be his home. A…
SPIN Staff / June 23, 2020

Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine Share Video for ‘No Time for Love Like Now’

A few months ago, Michael Stipe shared a video from quarantine of his new song "No Time for Love Like Now." Now, the song has…
Daniel Kohn / June 11, 2020

Iggy Pop, David Byrne and More Appear in Artist Maurizo Cattelan’s Bedtime Stories

Iggy Pop, David Byrne and other artists are collaborating on a new art project by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. Titled Bedtime Stories, the digital…
Emily Tan / May 15, 2020

Michael Stipe, Flea, Patti Smith and More Team Up For Pathway to Paris Livestream Concert

April 22 marked the 50th Earth Day, and to celebrate Pathway to Paris — a non-profit dedicated to finding solutions for climate change — is…
Katrina Nattress / April 26, 2020

Michael Stipe Performs ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on Late Show

A few weeks ago, Michael Stipe shared a demo version of "No Time for Love Like Now." On Tuesday night from quarantine, Stipe…
Daniel Kohn / April 8, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Demo of New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’

Talk about a late-night surprise! Michael Stipe, who has been fairly active on social media by sending uplifting messages while singing R.E.M. songs, dropped a…
Daniel Kohn / March 29, 2020

Michael Stipe, Mike Mills Remember Late R.E.M. Bandmate Bill Rieflin

Michael Stipe paid tribute to late R.E.M. touring drummer Bill Rieflin, who died on Tuesday at the age of 59 due to cancer.
Daniel Kohn / March 25, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Uplifting Message While in Quarantine

Michael Stipe has been Q.S.Q. (quasi self-quarantining) for over a week after being in contact with friends from Italy. While hunkering down, the R.E.M. singer…
Katrina Nattress / March 21, 2020

Michael Stipe Shares Coronavirus Avoidance Tips

Michael Stipe is sharing advice on how to handle the era of coronavirus. On Tuesday, the artist shared a video on Twitter and…
Jolie Lash / March 17, 2020

Michael Stipe Once Demanded to Donald Trump’s Face That He “Shut Up”

Donald Trump was not one of the shiny happy people after a previous run-in with Michael Stipe, according to the former R.E.M. frontman. Stipe, who…
Anna Chan / January 31, 2020

Michael Stipe Releases New Solo Single “Drive To The Ocean” to Protest Climate Change

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has released his second solo single. "Drive to the Ocean" follows "Your Capricious Soul," his first-ever solo song from back in…
Rob Arcand / January 4, 2020
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