r.e.m. Archive

25 Apr 2008

R.E.M. vs. U2, Part 1

Who’s better: R.E.M. or U2? It may not seem like it now, but for most of the 80s and part of the 90s both groups seemed to stare eyeball to eyeball, releasing one album after another. And
11 Apr 2008

An Early History of R.E.M.

I know I’m posting an awful lot of R.E.M. stuff lately (and there’s more to come over the weekend – sorry), but in researching a post, I came across this fantastic three-part series on R.E.M.’s career as
1 Apr 2008

Album Review – R.E.M. Finally Begins to Accelerate

I never knew a drummer could make so much difference. But ever since Bill Berry left R.E.M. in 1997 to pursue uh, farming, R.E.M. has been going through the motions, making albums as if they were punching