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18 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

REVIEW: Rockers headlining All-Star Block Party have hit with - 3rd'

The Baseball Project's newest album, its third, is called, in an appropriate baseball reference, "3rd" .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014


This Week in Atlanta: Five shows to go see

Playing tunes that revolve around the national pastime, The Baseball Project is one of the least talked about super groups yet offers up some of the most originally written music.


Related Topix: Steve Wynn, Pop/Rock


Music Vault offers more than 13,000 concert videos on YouTube

Hope you weren't planning on doing anything productive this month. Music Vault just dumped some 13,000 videos of concert footage on YouTube, including rare remastered performances by rock giants such as Neil Young , the Rolling Stones and James Brown , as well as more recent fare from indie acts such as the Walkmen and Iron and Wine .


Related Topix: Indie, Pop/Rock

OC Weekly

Rickenbacker Auctions Guitar Signed By REM to Benefit Local Musician Bob Hawkins

During a concert at Laguna Beach's Cliff Restaurant on May 5, Bob Hawkins suffered a heart attack while performing with the Ken Garcia Band.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, Orange County, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Our five faves of the moment: Beatles exhibit, "Snowpiecer," R.E.M. unplugged, more

But this exhibit, which celebrates the Fab Four's touring years in the States , is heavy on cool paper artifacts, including handwritten set lists for the group's first and last U.S. gigs, contracts for their U.S. shows and autographs, including one certifying a lock of John Lennon's hair.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Snowpiercer, Entertainment

Free Republic

REM's Michael Stipe delayed HIV test to stay out of the, um, Reagan-Bush internment camps

If you ever wonder where delusional left-wingers get their ideas that what is happening in the world, it's useful to know your history.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Politics, Health, HIV/AIDS, Gay/Lesbian

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Michael Stipe deliveres moving speech, recalls first HIV test

R.E.M. former frontman Michael Stipe has spoken of his reluctance to get tested for HIV in the 1980s while giving a speech at Logo's Trailblazers awards show to honour LGBT celebrities, politicians and activists who have championed the cause of gay rights.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Entertainment Weekly

'The Leftovers' series premiere recap: 'Lost' in oblivion

My screener for the series premiere of The Leftovers didn't include an opening-credits sequence.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Star Online

R.E.M's Michael Stipe was once afraid of being tested for HIV

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe says he was once afraid to be tested for HIV not just because of fear that the test would be positive, but that he would suffer government repression.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Michael Stipe, Gay/Lesbian

The Day

Mulcahy brings 'Love' to New London

If rock stardom was the original goal, then New Haven's Mark Mulcahy came pretty close.


Related Topix: New London, CT, Celebrities, David Letterman, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Why Michael Stipe Waited Five Years to Get an HIV Test

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe first described himself as queer in 2001, but prior to that, he felt he had to live a life of secrecy.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Michael Stipe, Gay/Lesbian, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Post-Standard

93Q's Summer Jam gets everything right but the music

One could barely ask for a better location for a summer music festival than the Island -- a picturesque outdoor venue overlooking the Seneca River.


Related Topix: The Jam, Pop/Rock, Baldwinsville, NY, Gwen Stefani, Hot Chicks, Jonas Brothers, Entertainment

Fri Jun 20, 2014


Navigating the 'Fog of Data Ignorance'

"Part lies, part heart, part truth, part garbage" -- this quip from R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck back in the '80s says a lot about the Big Data anxieties Jennifer Golbeck discusses in her new TED Talk.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

ABC News

Satirical Sing-a-long: Knocked out too soon

Positive Feedback Loop covered REM's 'Man On The Moon' to craft a song about the Socceroos' effort at the 2014 World Cup.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jun 19, 2014


Tired Pony - Bushmills Live, Old Bushmills Distillery

We chat to Gary Lightbody and Peter Buck from supergroup Tired Pony at Bushmills Live, in a caravan simlar to one that Gary remembers holidaying in with his Dad... You've been a band for 5 years; I can't believe it's been that long already.


Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Pop/Rock, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Demi Lovato Added to Logo's 'Trailblazers' Lineup

The inaugural episode-premiering June 26, on the one-year anniversary of the defeat of DOMA-will feature Sia performing with the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Sia, Alternative, Vocal, Gay/Lesbian, Prison

Daily Reporter

Michael Stipe to appear at Logo event this month

Michael Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere at the Logo network's "Trailblazers" event this month.


Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Gay/Lesbian, Pop/Rock

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Straits Times

In an uptempo mood

Lounge music pioneer Stephane Pompougnac made a name for himself in the late 1990s and early noughties as a DJ and music producer under the Parisian Hotel Costes brand.


Related Topix: Ambient, France, World News, Pop/Rock, Michael Stipe