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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.
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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s.
Aragon Ballroom is a ballroom in Chicago, Illinois.
Archie Lee Bell (born September 1, 1944, Henderson, Texas, United States) is an African-American solo singer and former lead singer of Archie Bell & the Drells.
Athens (formally known as Athens-Clarke County) is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state, comprising the former city of Athens proper (the county seat) and Clarke County.
In popular music, a backing vocalist or backing singer (or, especially in the U.S. and Canada, backup singer or sometimes background singer or harmony vocalist) is a singer who provides vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.
Bertis Edwin Downs IV (born July 13, 1956) is an American entertainment lawyer.
William Thomas "Bill" Berry (born July 31, 1958) is a retired American musician and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band R.E.M. In addition to his drumming duties, Berry played many other instruments including guitar, bass guitar, and piano, both for songwriting and on R.E.M. records.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for singles, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Binaural recording is a method of recording sound that uses two microphones, arranged with the intent to create a 3-D stereo sound sensation for the listener of actually being in the room with the performers or instruments.
Bucketfull of Brains (also known as BoB) is a London-based music magazine, founded in 1979.
Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution.
Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.
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College rock was the alternative rock music played on student-run university and college campus radio stations located in the United States and Canada in the 1980s.
The Compact Cassette or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called cassette tape, audio cassette, or simply tape or cassette, is a magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1920s.
Dead Letter Office is a rarities and B-sides collection by R.E.M., released in 1987.
Don Dixon (born December 13, 1950) is a record producer, songwriter, musician, bass guitarist, and very occasional actor.
"Driver 8" was the second single from R.E.M.'s third album, Fables of the Reconstruction.
Drowned in Sound, sometimes abbreviated to DiS, is a UK-based music webzine financed by artist management company Silentway.
A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.
Elliot Mazer is an audio engineer and record producer best known for his work with Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Band, Janis Joplin, and Linda Ronstadt.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Fables of the Reconstruction, also known as Reconstruction of the Fables, is the third studio album by the American alternative rock band R.E.M., released on I.R.S. Records in 1985.
"Femme Fatale" is a song by The Velvet Underground from their 1967 debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico, with lead vocals by Nico.
"Gardening at Night" is a song by R.E.M. It was recorded in 1982 for the band's EP Chronic Town.
A gramophone record (phonograph record in American English) or vinyl record, commonly known as a "record", is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat polyvinyl chloride (previously shellac) disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Greensboro (formerly Greensborough) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.
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The harmonica, also French harp, and mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores.
Howard Finster (December 2, 1916 – October 22, 2001) was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia.
I.R.S. Records is an American independent record label, launched in the United States in 1979 by Miles Copeland III along with Jay Boberg and Carl Grasso.
I.R.S. Records Presents The Cutting Edge is a music program that aired on MTV (US) from March 1983 to September 1987, on the last Sunday of every month.
James Herbert (born 1938) is an American painter and director most known for directing a series of classic music videos for the band R.E.M..
Jangle pop is a genre of alternative rock from the early-to-mid-1980s that "marked a return to the chiming or jangly guitars and pop melodies of the '60s", as exemplified by The Byrds, with electric twelve-string guitars and straightforward, power pop-inspired song structures.
Jefferson Holt is the founder of Daniel 13 Press and former manager of rock band R.E.M., often referred to as the band's "fifth member," from 1981-1996.
John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
John Michael Stipe (born January 4, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, film producer, music video director, and visual artist.
Michael Edward "Mike" Mills (born December 17, 1958) is an American multi-instrumentalist and composer who was a founding member of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Though known primarily as a bass guitarist, backing vocalist, and pianist, his musical repertoire also includes keyboards, guitar, and percussion instruments.
Mitch Easter is a musician, songwriter, and record producer.
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL or MoFi) is a re-issue record label known for the production of audiophile-quality sound recordings.
"Moon River" is a song composed by Henry Mancini with lyrics written by Johnny Mercer.
MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.
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Murmur is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band R.E.M., released in 1983 on I.R.S. Records.
A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism magazine published since March 1952.
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Pazz & Jop is an annual poll of musical releases compiled by American newspaper The Village Voice.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956) is an American rock musician and songwriter who is best known as co-founder and lead guitarist of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Throughout his career with R.E.M. (1980–2011), as well as during his subsequent solo career, Buck has also been at various times an official member of numerous 'side project' groups.
The piano (an abbreviation of pianoforte) is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.
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Pitchfork Media, commonly referred to as Pitchfork, is a Chicago-based online music magazine devoted to music journalism, news, album reviews, and feature stories.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
The pregap on a Red Book audio CD is the portion of the audio track that precedes "index 01" for a given track in the table of contents (TOC).
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"Pretty Persuasion" is a song by R.E.M. that was first released on the band's 1984 album Reckoning.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry.
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"Radio Free Europe" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. "Radio Free Europe" was released as R.E.M.'s debut single on the short-lived independent record label Hib-Tone in 1981.
A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Rephotography is the act of repeat photography of the same site, with a time lag between the two images; a "then and now" view of a particular area.
Reuben Aaron Miller (July 22, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a self-taught folk artist, best known for his whirligigs, metal cutouts and drawings.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist, music journalist, and self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics".
Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a division of CBS Corporation, is a publisher founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln ("Max") Schuster.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.
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Slant Magazine is an online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews of films, music, television, books, games and DVDs, as well as interviews and other regular offerings examining both new and classic media and other elements of pop culture.
The Rolling Stone Album Guide, previously known as The Rolling Stone Record Guide, is a book that, along with its sister publication Rolling Stone magazine, contains professional reviews of popular music.
The Village Voice is a free weekly 17" by 11" format newspaper and news and features website in New York City that features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for New York City.
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.
"Tighten Up" is a 1968 song by Houston, Texas–based R&B vocal group Archie Bell & the Drells.
The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
Uncut magazine, trademarked as UNCUT, is a monthly publication based in London.
Universal Music Group, Inc. (UMG Recordings, Inc., abbreviated as UMG) is an American worldwide music corporation that operates as a subsidiary of Paris-based French media conglomerate Vivendi.
"(Don't Go Back To) Rockville" was the second and final single released by R.E.M. from their second studio album Reckoning.