R.E.M. share original 1981 mix of ‘Sitting Still’, so we had a chat with their producer

"In some ways, that session feels like it was the earliest days of electricity," producer Mitch Easter says of the Hib-Tone version of the classic

R.E.M. announce 40th anniversary reissue of debut single ‘Radio Free Europe’

The single was one of the band’s earliest recordings and their first official release

R.E.M’s Michael Stipe gives blessing for ant species to be named after late friend Charles Ayers

The new ant species has been named after Stipe's late friend Charles 'Jeremy' Ayers

The best songs from the ‘Deutschland 89’ trilogy – TV’s most underrated soundtrack

Rave it up Berlin-style with these Euro-bangers from telly's best German-language thriller

Watch Rick Astley rock out to The Strokes and Slipknot classics

He's also shared a cover of R.E.M.'s 'The One I Love' on TikTok

Michael Stipe labels Donald Trump a “sack of lies” and calls for better Covid-19 strategies

He claims Trump only became president because he was a reality star

Soundtrack Of My Life: Russell Howard

Motor-mouthed comedian and Hamilton Leithauser stan

Listen to snippet of Michael Stipe’s new art exhibition song

'An Introduction To Nameless Love' features lyrics from the former R.E.M. frontman's new track