Michael Stipe

New music

Listen to Another Great, Unreleased R.E.M. Cut, “Devil Rides Backwards"

It's taken from the deluxe reissue of 'Automatic for the People,' due out later this month.
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

Against Me! and Talib Kweli Feature on Chelsea Manning Benefit Album

‘Hugs For Chelsea’ aims to raise money for the former soldier, who was released from prison today.
Alex Robert Ross

How Michael Stipe's Moogfest Multimedia Installation Came to Life

It's an audiovisual piece that features late Athens artist Jeremy Ayers and a piece of music by Stipe that is his first solo composition released to date.
Larry Fitzmaurice
Festivals 2017

Michael Stipe to Unveil Rare Audio-Visual Installation at Moogfest

The former R.E.M. frontman is busy creating something special ahead of the ever-inventive festival this May.
Noisey Staff
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Let This Video of Michael Stipe Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ To Patti Smith Warm Your Cold, Black Heart

The REM frontman joined Patti onstage in Chicago with cake and confetti and it’s adorable.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Listen to R.E.M.’s Long-Unheard “Losing My Religion” Demo

There’s some new lyrics to remind you that, yes, you love R.E.M. and, yes, that’s just fine.
Alex Robert Ross
we saw this

The Emotive and Impossible Task of the Music of David Bowie at Radio City Music Hall

We attended the heartbreaking tribute to David Bowie last night featuring The Flaming Lips, Michael Stipe, Amanda Palmer, and more.
Sophie Saint Thomas
New music

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Performs David Bowie's "The Man Who Sold the World" and It's a Proper Tribute

A tribute concert to David Bowie will take place this weekend at New York City's Radio City Music Hall.
Noisey Staff
Internet Exploring

Michael Stipe's Instagram is an Artistic Masterpiece

The R.E.M frontman’s account is the work of a digital auteur on a voyage of self-discovery.
Sean Stanley