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Michael Stipe

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Michael Stipe!

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scene ... More >>

  • Music

    April 10, 2008

    It's the Rebirth of the World as We Know It

    R.E.M. keeps hope — and their youthful idealism — alive

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008
  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    R.E.M.

    And I Feel Fine... The Best of the I.R.S. Years 1982-1987 (EMI)

  • Music

    September 21, 2006
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    March 16, 2006
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    December 23, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Television

    Marquee Moon/Adventure (Rhino)

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Public Dick

    Investigating Interpol's Fort Lauderdale connection

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2003

    From Athens with Loud

    Jucifer assaults your eardrums, and you kinda like it

  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    R.E.M.

    Reveal (Warner Bros. Records)

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Where the Stars Are

    Where the Heart Is

  • Music

    November 19, 1998
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    July 9, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    February 5, 1998
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