r.e.m. Archive

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
11 Aug 2008

Top 5 Most Influential Artists of the 1980s

The 80s were fun. Neon, headbands, Weird Al…Yet there were a few artists that continue to leave their mark on popular music today. Here are the top 5 most influential artists of the 1980s: U2 – At
27 Jul 2008

Desert Island Discs: Lifes Rich Pageant, R.E.M.

By 1986, the early 80s world of pop icons such as Duran Duran, Journey and Wham! were falling out of favor, and the new breed – Mr. Mister, Bon Jovi and Whitney Houston – already sounded tired