Tag Archives: Michael Stipe

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”…

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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.

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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.

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

BrooklynVegan’s Favorite Photos of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A collection of our best photos from 2016.

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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 ...

Read full article >>

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 ...

Read full article >>

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.

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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

Source: The Key (WXPN)

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.

...

Read full article >>

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.

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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…

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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).

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

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…

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

XPN MusicNotes: See David Bowie Tribute highlights from Debbie Harry, Michael Stipe and The Flaming Lips, plus Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Drummers

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Last night at Carnegie Hall artists and fans alike gathered for the first of two: “The ...

Read full article >>

Flaming Lips, Michael Stipe, Pixies, Cat Power & more paid tribute to David Bowie at Carnegie Hall (pics / review / setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The first of two David Bowie tribute benefit concerts happened at Carnegie Hall on Thursday night (3/31). These “Music Of…”, produced by Michael Dorff, happen every year but this year, with Bowie’s Death being announced mere hours after this show was announced, made it more anticipated than most…

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

J Mascis, Patti Smith & more added to this week’s big David Bowie tributes; Radio City show will be streamed live

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Those already star-studded David Bowie tributes at  Carnegie Hall and Radio City happening this week have added even more artists to their lineups. Thursday’s show at Carnegie (3/31) now features Patti Smith and Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello, while Friday’s Radio City show (4/1) has added Esperanza Spalding, Ron Pope and TV on the Radio’s Kyp Malone

Continue reading…

Read full article >>

XPN MusicNotes: Michael Stipe to make solo debut, & Watch LCD Soundsystem play live for 1st time in 5 yrs

Source: The Key (WXPN)

CASEY SPOONER !!! At Tumblr headquarters with @valentineuhovski @tumblr @caseyspooner

A photo posted by @michaelstipe on

Former REM frontman Michael Stipe is ready for his solo TV debut.

After playing a couple of surprise shows recently, Michael Stipe will perform on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon tomorrow (Tuesday) night, marking his debut TV performance as a solo performer. Stipe is in NYC to take part in next week’s David Bowie tribute shows at Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall.

Watch Michael Stipe cover David Bowie’s “All the Young Dudes” @ the ...

Read full article >>

XPN MusicNotes: Watch “Joss Stone Temple Pilots” peform, Michael Stipe sings w/ Patti Smith, & Loretta Lynn prepares new album

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Jimmy Kimmel ShowJoss Stone jumped in as guest lead singer for Stone Temple Pilots on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday night. The group called themselves “Joss Stone Temple Pilots” & performed together as part of Kimmel’s ongoing “Mash Up Monday” series. Earlier front-man … Continued

The post XPN MusicNotes: Watch “Joss Stone Temple Pilots” peform, Michael Stipe sings w/ Patti Smith, & Loretta Lynn prepares new album appeared first on The Key.

Read full article >>

XPN MusicNotes: It’s Business Time! – Flight of the Conchords writing movie, Jack White & The Dead Weather’s new album, & R.E.M’s Michael Stipe lists Top 10 fav books.

Source: The Key (WXPN)

consequenceofsound.netNew Zealand comedy duo Flight of the Conchords say they’re writing a film based on their HBO series. Flight of the Conchords- AKA- Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, have confirmed that they have started writing a new movie based on … Continued

The post XPN MusicNotes: It’s Business Time! – Flight of the Conchords writing movie, Jack White & The Dead Weather’s new album, & R.E.M’s Michael Stipe lists Top 10 fav books. appeared first on The Key.

Read full article >>

MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: REM’s Michael Stipe opens for Patti Smith, watch Sharon Van Etten cover Lou Reed, and remembering artists we lost in 2014

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Milk Gallery presents "Illumination Who are Poets" by Steven Sebring with cocktails by Avion Tequila and CoronaMichael Stipe, who’s virtually gone underground since the breakup of REM in 2011, shocked fans at a Patti Smith concert in NYC Monday night by performing a short opening set for the punk legend. Watch fan video of Stipe singing … Continued

The post MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: REM’s Michael Stipe opens for Patti Smith, watch Sharon Van Etten cover Lou Reed, and remembering artists we lost in 2014 appeared first on The Key.

Read full article >>