Michael Stipe

3 days ago

Listen to a New Remix of R.E.M.’s Kurt Cobain Tribute Song 'Let Me In'

R.E.M.'s Mike Mills talks to VICE about the upcoming reissue of the band's 1995 album, 'Monster,' out November 1 as a part of a big box set.

10.7.17

Listen to Another Great, Unreleased R.E.M. Cut, “Devil Rides Backwards"

It's taken from the deluxe reissue of 'Automatic for the People,' due out later this month.

6.8.17

25 Portraits Proving Moogfest is Everything You Want a Festival to Be

Where else can you see Flying Lotus, Hannibal Buress, and REM's Michael Stipe in one place?

5.17.17

Against Me! and Talib Kweli Feature on Chelsea Manning Benefit Album

‘Hugs For Chelsea’ aims to raise money for the former soldier, who was released from prison today.

5.15.17

How Michael Stipe's Moogfest Multimedia Installation Came to Life

It's an audiovisual piece that features late Athens artist Jeremy Ayers and a piece of music by Stipe that is his first solo composition released to date.

3.15.17

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump's tax return from 2005 surfaces, Dutch voters head to the polls, Secretary of State Tillerson threatens to quit UN human rights body, and more.

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3.14.17

Michael Stipe to Unveil Rare Audio-Visual Installation at Moogfest

The former R.E.M. frontman is busy creating something special ahead of the ever-inventive festival this May.

3.14.17

Moogfest Announces Performance by R.E.M's Michael Stipe and Keynote Speakers

The festival has also announced a host of thinkers, scientists, and artists who will make daytime presentations.

12.31.16

Let This Video of Michael Stipe Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ To Patti Smith Warm Your Cold, Black Heart

The REM frontman joined Patti onstage in Chicago with cake and confetti and it’s adorable.

10.15.16

Listen to R.E.M.’s Long-Unheard “Losing My Religion” Demo

There’s some new lyrics to remind you that, yes, you love R.E.M. and, yes, that’s just fine.

6.9.16

These PSAs from the 80s Are More Relevant and Powerful Than Ever

In the 80s, Jim Mckay, Tom Gilroy, and Michael Stipe produced a series of powerful PSAs that turned the often stale, conservative-leaning genre of ads on its head.

4.2.16

The Emotive and Impossible Task of the Music of David Bowie at Radio City Music Hall

We attended the heartbreaking tribute to David Bowie last night featuring The Flaming Lips, Michael Stipe, Amanda Palmer, and more.

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