Tag Archives: Michael Stipe

Wednesday Music News

No surprise, but the latest video from Washed Out can only be described as “dreamy.” Take a break for seven-and-a-half minutes to watch the clip for “Weightless,” off last year’s Sub Pop release Paracosm. Director David Altobelli tells a lovely story of unrequited love that the compliments the ethereal electro-pop perfectly. [Pitchfork]

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite R.E.M. Videos!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Michael Stipe, the well-known frontman for the now disbanded seminal alt-rock band R.E.M., will be celebrating his 54th birthday tomorrow. Born JohnRead more…

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Friday Music News

If you are confused by the above picture, don’t fret. Ben Gibbard stopped by the annual San Francisco Sketchfest this week to do a piece with Bobcat Goldthwait. Gibbard played guitar behind Goldthwait as he did his best impression of Bono singing “YMCA”. It is quite random, but the picture is priceless. New music releasedRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

November 21st will see the release of Kate Bush‘s new album, 50 Words for Snow, her second release this year including Director’s Cut, wherein she reworked select songs from her back catalog. Now you can listen to 50 Words a whole week early, as the album’s streaming in its entirety over at NPR. Brian EnoRead more…

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