Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk you through R.E.M.'s history, albums, music, and influence.
Episode 20: Finale
October 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
It's the end of the show as we know it (and we feel fine).
Episode 19: Collapse Into Now
October 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 35 mins
R.E.M. goes out on a high note.
Episode 18: Accelerate
September 27th, 2017 | 1 hr 10 mins
R.E.M. pulls out of its nosedive.
Episode 17: Around the Sun
September 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 27 mins
Listen to this episode instead of the album.
Episode 16: Reveal
August 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 48 mins
Summer turns to why.
Episode 15: Up
August 16th, 2017 | 1 hr 51 mins
This is what a three-legged dog sounds like.
Episode 14: Unplugged
August 2nd, 2017 | 47 mins 44 secs
Our second letters episode also looks at two MTV Unplugged performances, separated by a decade.
Episode 13: New Adventures in Hi Fi
July 19th, 2017 | 2 hrs 9 mins
One last hurrah for the boys as we knew them.
Episode 12: Monster
July 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 27 mins
Bigger, dumber, more inconsistent.
Episode 11: Automatic for the People
June 21st, 2017 | 2 hrs 3 mins
Two cars in every garage, and a copy of "Automatic for the People" on every media shelf.
Episode 10: Out of Time
June 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 36 mins
It took seven albums and 11 years, but R.E.M. finally got their breakthrough in 1991.
Episode 9: Green
May 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 47 mins
The move to a new label brings a new sound.
Episode 8: Document
May 10th, 2017 | 1 hr 40 mins
Their first platinum record. Their first top ten single. Their first kinda bad album?
Episode 7: Dead Letter Office
April 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
We've already talked about most of the B-sides, so instead we turn to the mail bag to read your R.E.M. thoughts.
Episode 6: Lifes Rich Pageant
April 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
The top half is R.E.M. at the top of their game, and the bottom half is, appropriately, some bullshit.