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'Accelerate' signals return to greatness for R.E.M.

The secret to success for R.E.M., like all great rock bands, is...Accelerate" (Warner Bros.) marks R.E.M.'s return to greatness, a two- or three-minute bursts, R.E.M. eliminates the filler and sometimes...
Rocking Out in Seattle

...Everyone who is anyone in the Seattle music world has played this rock 'n' roll venue-from Nirvana, Pearl Jam and R.E.M, to Cheap Trick and Death Cab for Cutie. The Crocodile is one of the most beloved clubs in the city and has live music...
Music as torture, federal incompetence on swine

...e.g., Nine Inch Nails, Rage Against the Machine, R.E.M. and Drowning Pool - have joined with the National Campaign...during enhanced interrogations of jihadists. In a statement R.E.M. termed such use horrific and anti-American. President...
KTOO-TV to broadcast 'Not as I Pictured'

...stations nationwide. The soundtrack is comprised by music donated by various leading musicians including Michael Stipe of R.E.M., Christ Martin of Coldplay, David Bowie, of the Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, Pantera and Cowboy...
Get it right, punk

...Alternative Tentacles labels. Stating that Camper recorded two of the best punk records in the mid-80s is like saying R.E.M. was punk and totally original. This is not to diminish either band as great pop bands, but neither are punk, neither...
Jawbone named headliner

...Trischka has toured around the world for years and has recorded with artists such as Bela Fleck, members of the rock band R.E.M., Pete Seeger, Charles Osgood and William S. Burroughs. "It will be mostly old-time music - music from Appalachia...
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The story of two boys named Scott

...imagine," he said. We were quiet for a while, watching the breeze show the silver undersides of the leaves. An old R.E.M. song, I think it was "Night Swimming," came on the radio and I tried to envision Scott and his girlfriend getting...
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Toast end of 2003 with plenty of nightlife

...Oranger, a self-described "psych-pop" group that has toured with Elliott Smith, Guided by Voices, Pavement, R.E.M., Apples in Stereo and Wilco. For more on Oranger, check out . Local piano man Tom...
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This Day in History

...America's woes as he spoke out against poverty during a visit to Guatemala; the president then traveled to Mexico. R.E.M. and Van Halen were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In the world In 1664, England's King Charles II...
Outside column: It's possible that religion is driving people away from God

We are losing our religion. That, with apologies to R.E.M., is the startling conclusion of a new study, the American Religious Identification Survey, conducted by researchers at Trinity...


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