Michael Stipe helped define the sound of college radio's first big star, the now-retired R.E.M., with a vocal approach that was often all but incomprehensible and decidedly detached. Although he turns 51 today (January 4) and later refined his style somewhat as his lyrics became more socially and ... More >>
Double Happiness (Populuxe Records)
DVD chronicles the life of the Minutemen.
Pinback can fight pigeonholing, but it can't fight popularity.
Good News for People Who Love Bad News (Epic)
Illusions of the Sun (Camera Obscura)
12 (Las Vegas Is Cursed) (First World)
Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project
Icky Flix DVD (The Cryptic Corporation)
Dog in the Sand (What Are Records?)
October 1 - 7, 1998