On March 25 2003, REM made available as free download (as other artists have also made during the previous days/weeks with their own songs: Zack de la Rocha, or L. Kravitz with iraqui, palestianian and lebanese musicians) the following song written as a protest of the American government’s actions in the Iraq War. It is […]
Today, 26 years ago it was released the first single from the album ‘Out of time’ (R.E.M., 1991). It was built on a mandolin riff: Peter Buck had just bought the instrument and was trying to learn how to play it; some of the recordings of these attemps of how to play a new instrument […]
On this day in 1981 the band from Athens (Georgia, not Greece, not Alabama, not Illinois, etc etc.) R.E.M., made their first ever-recording sessions. Tracks included ‘Gardening at night’, ‘(Don’t go back to) Rockville’ and ‘Radio Free Europe’. After this issue, the story is well known. Enjoy!
Now it’s time to sing along I can’t understand why this world is so fool!