r.e.m. Archive

20 Nov 2009

The 20 Best R.E.M. Songs

I think I have an unwritten rule for my blog that says if I write a post about U2, I must follow with one about R.E.M. They are infused almost as one band into my collective psyche;
20 May 2009

‘Hairshirt’, R.E.M.

One day, around the age of 11, I was playing around on the piano and found a chord progression that was simply mesmerizing. I played it over and over, convinced that I had found some magic formula.
1 Jan 2009

The Best Albums of 2008

Well, Hooks and Harmony has made it to the end of 2008. I started with a ¬†bang ¬†– I couldn’t stop writing. But it was like running a sprint at the beginning of a marathon, and I