Finest Worksong: R.E.M. 7IN-83-88
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Finest Worksong: R.E.M. 7IN-83-88

Now that LPs are back in style, it didn’t take long before the music companies…

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R.E.M.: The Best of the Rarities
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R.E.M.: The Best of the Rarities

The Record Store Day release of R.E.M.’s “Unplugged” sessions would likely have been enough to…

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Holy Hell! Monster Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Monster Turns 20

1994 was a weird year for R.E.M. They were coming off their commercial (and, some…

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R.E.M.: Unplugged 1991 & 2001: The Complete Sessions
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R.E.M.: Unplugged 1991 & 2001: The Complete Sessions

Aside from maybe the Grateful Dead and Pearl Jam, I can’t think of a more…

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R.E.M.: Green: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
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R.E.M.: Green: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

There are two major demarcation points for R.E.M. fan – when the group left indie…

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List Inconsequential: Indie Songs for Kids
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List Inconsequential: Indie Songs for Kids

Side A Chromeo – “Nice N Clean” To be honest, I had a pretty awesome…

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Concert Review: Robyn Hitchcock/The Young Fresh Fellows/Peter Buck
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Concert Review: Robyn Hitchcock/The Young Fresh Fellows/Peter Buck

R.E.M.: Document (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
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R.E.M.: Document (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

“Crazy, crazy world/ Crazy, crazy times.” Document is an album that is hair-triggered with rhetoric…

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List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists
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List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists

Sky Blue Sky by Wilco (2007) Drugs help. When Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy went to…

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List Inconsequential: Beautiful Songs About Cities
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List Inconsequential: Beautiful Songs About Cities

“New York, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down” by LCD Soundsystem (2007) James…

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