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" .
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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.
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 .
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
'The Leftovers' series premiere recap: 'Lost' in oblivion
My screener for the series premiere of The Leftovers didn't include an opening-credits sequence.
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.
Mulcahy brings 'Love' to New London
If rock stardom was the original goal, then New Haven's Mark Mulcahy came pretty close.
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.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.