Tag: Accelerate

Video: Watch encore set from R.E.M.’s final concert — Mexico City, Nov. 18, 2008

Video: Watch encore set from R.E.M.’s final concert — Mexico City, Nov. 18, 2008

Three days after R.E.M.’s 2008 tour wrapped in Mexico City, the band posted this six-song, 39-minute encore set from that final concert — an appearance Michael Stipe told fans would be ‘our last show for a long time,’ but now stands as the group’s final performance.

Free MP3: R.E.M.’s ‘Discoverer,’ first track off ‘Collapse Into Now,’ due out March 8

Free MP3: R.E.M.’s ‘Discoverer,’ first track off ‘Collapse Into Now,’ due out March 8

R.E.M. today released a free MP3 of ‘Discoverer,’ the opening track off its new album ‘Collapse Into Now’ — which will be released March 7 in the U.K. and March 8 in the U.K. via Warner Bros. Download it here.

R.E.M. taps Eddie Vedder, Peaches, Patti Smith to sing on ‘Collapse Into Now’

R.E.M. taps Eddie Vedder, Peaches, Patti Smith to sing on ‘Collapse Into Now’

Mike Mills revealed the first details of R.E.M.’s 15th studio album, ‘Collapse Into Now,’ on Wednesday, telling Spin.com that the record features a ‘more expansive’ sound than 2008’s hard-rocking ‘Accelerate,’ thanks, in part, to guest appearances by the likes of Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye and Peaches.

R.E.M. to release ‘Live From Austin, TX’ DVD with complete ‘Austin City Limits’ show

R.E.M. to release ‘Live From Austin, TX’ DVD with complete ‘Austin City Limits’ show

The full 17-song concert R.E.M. recorded for the ‘Austin City Limits’ TV show in 2008 — including three songs that never have been broadcast — will be released on DVD late next month, the band announced today.

Video: Watch R.E.M. record handclaps, weird noises in Nashville studio for next album

Video: Watch R.E.M. record handclaps, weird noises in Nashville studio for next album

R.E.M. tonight posted a minute-long video of the band’s recent recording sessions in Nashville, showing, in typically enigmatic fashion, Michael Stipe playing high-pitched noises off some kind of contraption while the rest of the band and assorted personnel record a round of handclaps — after which Peter Buck asks, ‘Should we double track it?’

R.E.M. finishes recording its next album; ‘Accelerate’ follow-up due next spring

R.E.M. finishes recording its next album; ‘Accelerate’ follow-up due next spring

The members of R.E.M. today marked the release of the 25th anniversary edition of ‘Fables of the Reconstruction’ by looking to their future, announcing they’ve ‘just completed recording their next record in Berlin.’

R.E.M.’s ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to re-air on Sundance Channel next week

R.E.M.’s ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to re-air on Sundance Channel next week

The Sundance Channel next week will re-air the R.E.M. concert documentary ‘This Is Not a Show: Live at the Olympia in Dublin,’ which is included in the 2CD/1DVD editions of the band’s new live album, ‘Live at the Olympia,’ and premiered on the cable network in December.

R.E.M. ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to screen on Sundance Channel next week

R.E.M. ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to screen on Sundance Channel next week

Tweet The R.E.M. concert documentary “This Is Not a Show: Live at the Olympia in Dublin” — which is included in the 2CD/1DVD editions of […]

Video: Michael Stipe shoots iPhone clips of R.E.M. in the recording studio

Video: Michael Stipe shoots iPhone clips of R.E.M. in the recording studio

Tweet R.E.M. recently set up camp in a Portland, Ore., recording studio to begin work with producer Jacknife Lee on the follow-up to 2008’s back-to-rock […]

R.E.M. ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to receive limited theatrical screenings

R.E.M. ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to receive limited theatrical screenings

In conjunction with this month’s release of its Live at the Olympia album, R.E.M. is presenting “This Is Not a Theatrical Release,” a series of […]

Video: R.E.M., ‘Drive’ from forthcoming ‘Live at the Olympia’ bonus DVD

Video: R.E.M., ‘Drive’ from forthcoming ‘Live at the Olympia’ bonus DVD

R.E.M. has posted a second preview of its upcoming 39-song, 2CD Live at the Olympia album, a video of the band performing Automatic for the […]

Video: R.E.M., ‘Living Well is the Best Revenge’ from ‘Live at the Olympia’

R.E.M. is offering fans a preview of its upcoming 39-song, 2CD Live at the Olympia album with a video of the set’s opening track, Accelerate […]

R.E.M. ‘Live at the Olympia’ tracklist revealed; 39-song, 2CD set due Oct. 26

R.E.M. ‘Live at the Olympia’ tracklist revealed; 39-song, 2CD set due Oct. 26

R.E.M. this week revealed the tracklist for its 39-song, 2CD Live at the Olympia, an album — due out Oct. 26 — that was culled […]

R.E.M. planning ‘Reckoning’ reissue, ‘Dublin Working Rehearsals’ live album

R.E.M. planning ‘Reckoning’ reissue, ‘Dublin Working Rehearsals’ live album

With touring and promotion of 2008’s Accelerate now finished, R.E.M. this year will issue, at a minimum, a pair of archival releases, hitting both ends […]