Tag - R.E.M. (band)

Colin Clive from Frankenstein

The Sound Board #24: Crazy, Am I?

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This month’s episode is hosted by Prof. Tuffley with support from Dr. Rob Levy and Widgett Walls. This episode’s central topic are musical mad geniuses, and it...

REM: Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1981-2011

Win REM: Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth...

It’s the final release from R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982 – 2011, hitting CD from Warner Brothers Records. Here’s what they have to say for themselves: After R.E.M. ignited the blogosphere on...

REM: Life's Rich Pageant

Win REM’s Life’s Rich Pageant...

It is hard to believe that REM’s Life’s Rich Pageant has turned 25 this year. I remember it as my favorite REM record since it was unpretentious, rough and had some great moments of pop weirdness. “Being The Begin,”...

REM: Best of the IRS Years: ...And I Feel Fine

Win REM’s Best of the IRS Years!

As discussed elsewhere (both on podcast and Music Monday), REM‘s got a new album out. Our friends at EMI are using this opportunity to promote their compilation, And I Feel Fine… The Best Of The I.R.S. Years 1982-1987. As...

Ringo Deathstarr: Colour Trip

Music Monday: Ringo Deathstarr, REM and...

More music picks for your Monday curated by music minister, Rob Levy. I, Widge, am just the messenger. If you like what you hear, use the links provided to snag it for yourself from Amazon. Doing so through us gives us kickbacks, and those...

Win R.E.M.’s Fables Of The...

R.E.M. is celebrating its 25 anniversary of their album Fables of the Reconstruction with a new release, and we have a copy of the 2-CD Deluxe Edition set to give away. Want to know what makes it Deluxe? Here’s what they have to say...

Win Kurt Cobain About a Son on DVD

Okay, so flupocalypse is over. Let’s get back to some serious free shit, shall we? Shout Factory has released Kurt Cobain: About a Son on DVD. Here’s what they’re saying about it: Timed to coincide with Kurt Cobain’s...

Russell Brand: Ponderland

Russell Brand on Teaching Children About...

British comedian Russell Brand here, with a bit from his latest show, Ponderland, which aired on Channel 4 back in October. And I was already scared of life to begin with, so this sure as shit didn’t help anything in my head. Thanks...

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The Curmudgeon

These days there's more to Brighton than the Domesday Book and scenic oceanic views. This resort town, nestled in the south of England has become in the vernacular of those in the know, an "It Spot" and "Scene."