“When we were cutting our teeth as a band, almost every night fans would hear us onstage covering R.E.M.,” says frontman Darius Rucker.
If ever a band proved you can play rock’n’roll and retain your integrity, that band was R.E.M. as the best R.E.M. songs prove.
To celebrate a remarkable, decades-spanning career, we revisit 11 of R.E.M.’s best videos, with exclusive, in-depth commentary from the directors.
Alex Young, director of the acclaimed documentary ‘R.E.M. By MTV’, looks back on ‘Automatic For The People’, and reveals how it changed his life.
With exclusive interviews with the directors who made them, uDiscover Music reveals the full stories behind R.E.M.’s ‘Automatic For The People’ videos.
R.E.M. booked a five-night stand at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, lasting from 30 June to 5 July 2007, with advance billing referring to the shows as “public rehearsals”.
Indie music is one of pop’s most nebulous genres. Initially a home for misfits, indie rock has gone mainstream – and shows no signs of stopping.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
“For five years, I’d had a clean break from music. Now I’m writing, composing, and recording all by myself and for the first time.”
The R.E.M. frontman performed two new songs ‘Your Capricious Soul’ and ‘Drive To The Ocean’ during his opening set for Patti Smith.
From The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, Queen to Sex Pistols, Billie Holiday to Bob Marley – and more – uDiscover Music looks at the best box sets of 2017.
The first of uDiscover’s deep look at R.E.M., covering ‘Murmur’, ‘Reckoning’, ‘Fables Of The Reconstruction’, ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ and ‘Document’.
25 years after New Miserable Experience became a mainstay on MTV, the Gin Blossoms' multi-platinum album is being reissued on limited edition colour vinyl.
8 May 1965. When DA Pennebaker pointed his camera at Bob Dylan in a London alley, did he realise he was making what many consider to be the most influential music video...
Running for over four decades, ‘Top Of The Pops’ was a beloved television institution that became the go-to destination for music legends the world over.