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
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
Why do my favorite bands always manage to anger me? It seems to happen a lot: U2, the voice of my conscience throughout the 1980s, looked and sounded more like the Village People with their dance-influenced Pop.