Tag Archives: Michael Stipe

Duran Duran, Ted Leo, Amanda Palmer, Michelle Branch, Frank Turner & more pay tribute to Dolores O’Riordan

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Following her unexpected death at the age of 46, tributes to The Cranberries’ singer have been coming in from fellow musicians, including Ted Leo, Amanda Palmer, Land of Talk, Michelle Branch, Nicole Atkins, Frank Turner, Holly Miranda, Wavves, Questlove, PAWS, Liz Phair, Duran Duran, and more.

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Anthony Bourdain on Mario Batali & Josh Homme: friends who did “awful things”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“It’s where you stand when the people you care about and admire do awful things that matters. Keeping head down and hoping it goes away? No.”

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Michael Stipe, Against Me!, Amanda Palmer & more artists co-sign open letter in support of Net Neutrality

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The FCC is voting on December 14 whether or not to repeal Net Neutrality which currently prohibits internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from speeding up, slowing down or blocking any content, applications or websites you want to use. Nationwide protests are happening December 7.

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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea, Talib Kweli, Joan Baez, Cat Power & more played the Pathways to Paris benefit in NYC (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Carnegie Hall show saw Joan Baez covering Antony, Talib Kweli playing “Get By” with Flea while Joan Baez danced on stage, Michael Stipe covering The Velvet Underground, and the whole lineup playing Patti Smith’s “People Have the Power” together…

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Patti Smith (and guest Michael Stipe) played SummerStage (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Patti, who was joined by her band and children Jesse Paris and Jackson, celebrated the birthday of her late husband, Fred “Sonic” Smith, and paid tribute to Grant Hart and Sam Shepard at this joyous show.

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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Cat Power & more playing “Pathway to Paris” benefit in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea, Talib Kweli, Cat Power, Tanya Tagaq, and more will perform at the 2017 “Pathway to Paris: Concert to Fight Climate Change” which happens at NYC’s Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium on November 5. That night is right before this year’s COP23, the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany….

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Michael Stipe “stands with” Radiohead playing Israel (Roger Waters still doesn’t)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The R.E.M. frontman says: “I stand with Radiohead and their decision to perform. Let’s hope a dialogue continues, helping to bring the occupation to an end and lead to a peaceful solution.”

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Radiohead’s star-packed Irving Plaza show was 20 years ago today (the guestlist! the setlist!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There was Michael Stipe next to Bono, hanging over the railing, both of them playing air guitar and singing along to “Creep”…

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Moogfest 2017: Day 1 & 2 in pics (Michael Stipe, 808 State, Animal Collective, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of Moogfest happened in Durham, NC over the weekend, bringing a wide array of electronics-friendly music, talks, workshops and special events over the course of its four days.

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Angel Olsen, Michael Stipe, Madonna, and more participated in Women’s Marches (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Among the participants in the marches included many musicians, like Best Coast, members of The National, Haim, Amanda Palmer, Merrill Garbus of tUnE-YaRdS, Grimes, Michael Stipe, Tegan & Sara, Madonna, Janelle Monae, Regina Spektor, members of Wilco, Perfume Genius, Kim Gordon, Chelsea Wolfe, Britt Daniel of Spoon, Eleanor Friedberger, Torres, Mary Timony, Angel Olsen, Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, Dan Deacon, and more.

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BrooklynVegan’s Favorite Photos of 2016

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A collection of our best photos from 2016.

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Michael Stipe and Stephen Colbert bid farewell to 2016 with “It’s The End of the Year As We Know It”

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Michael Stipe and Stephen Colbert bid farewell to 2016 with “It’s The End of the Year As We Know It”

Steven Colbert and Michael Stipe on The Late Show | screen shot from video

In another somewhat cathartic recap of a year that felt downright apocalyptic at times, R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe joined Stephen Colbert on The Late Show last night to perform a reworking of “It’s the End of the World As We Know It.” The musician was on the show to talk about his new book project and the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Out of Time.

As Colbert blazes through the key moments of the year from Zika virus and Harambe to a particular political speech controversy and never-ending ...

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Michael Stipe and Stephen Colbert bid farewell to 2016 with “It’s The End of the Year As We Know It”

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Michael Stipe and Stephen Colbert bid farewell to 2016 with “It’s The End of the Year As We Know It”

Steven Colbert and Michael Stipe on The Late Show | screen shot from video

In another somewhat cathartic recap of a year that felt downright apocalyptic at times, R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe joined Stephen Colbert on The Late Show last night to perform a reworking of “It’s the End of the World As We Know It.” The musician was on the show to talk about his new book project and the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Out of Time.

As Colbert blazes through the key moments of the year from Zika virus and Harambe to a particular political speech controversy and never-ending ...

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Patti Smith brought out Michael Stipe at ‘Democracy Now!’ show (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The night also included music from Tom Morello, and appearances by Harry Belafonte, Noam Chomsky, Danny Devito and Danny Glover.

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XPN MusicNotes: Listen to new Ryan Adams song, watch Michael Stipe join Patti Smith in concert

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XPN MusicNotes: Listen to new Ryan Adams song, watch Michael Stipe join Patti Smith in concert

Ryan Adams | photo by Noah Silvestry for WXPN | silvestography.com

“I don’t remember being aware of needing to hold back anything. I felt like I needed to tell a story – the story of how I felt or what was happening internally at least, in the truest way possible. It was in the most vulnerable way I could.”
-Ryan Adams interview with NME

Ryan Adams has revealed that his16th album will be called Prisoner” and it will come out on February 17th. He also revealed the first single, “Do You Still Love Me?”, which you can listen to below.

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Michael Stipe wrote an Op-Ed opposing the ‘college carry’ gun bill in Georgia

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The resplendently-bearded Michael Stipe has been all over the place lately, covering Bowie a bunch of times and actively stumping for Bernie Sanders. Continuing to put himself out there politically, he just penned an Op-Ed in USA Today urging Georgia governor Nathan Deal to veto a potential law that would allow for concealed carry of guns on college campuses throughout the state.

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Michael Stipe stumped for Bernie Sanders at Coney Island rally, featured in new campaign video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Michael Stipe, Graham Nash, Harry Belafonte, Miley Cyrus, Mark Ruffalo, Sean Lennon, Susan Sarandon, and Kristen Wiig are just some of the famous folks who appear in a new Bernie Sanders endorsement video which you can watch below…

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Bowie tribute @ Radio City Music Hall: Blondie, Pixies, Michael Stipe, Amanda Palmer, more (pics / setlist / video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After starting at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, the second of the “Music of David Bowie” tribute concerts moved to the much bigger digs of Radio City Music Hall on Friday (4/1).

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pics: David Bowie Tribute @ Carnegie Hall (Michael Stipe, Flaming Lips, Debbie Harry, Robyn Hitchcock, Pixies & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin

Last night’s fun David Bowie tribute at Carnegie Hall featured performances by The Flaming Lips, Cat Power, Heart’s Ann Wilson, Robyn Hitchcock, Gogol Bordello’s Eugene Hutz, Michael Stipe, Jakob Dylan, The Mountain Goats, and many, many more…

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