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#R.E.M: Now Playing @6Music tracklist September 23, 2011

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Producer Will Producer Will | 21:00 UK time, Friday, 23 September 2011


The biggest news online over the past 24-hours has of course been the break up of R.E.M. The seminal US band who paved the way for so many made the announcement on their official website.

And this is what Michael Stipe uploaded to his Tumblr.

We also invite Rawkblog and A New Band a Day on to tell us about what music they think we should be listening to...


R.E.M – It’s Then End Of The World As We Know It

* The Flaming Lips and Sean Lennon have unveiled a charity song, which lasts for a whopping six hours, called I Found This Star on the Ground have a look at One Thirty BPM
* Jamie xx’s rework of Radiohead’s Bloom is on Stereogum
* Spotify CEO Daniel Ek confirmed they now have more than 2-million fully paid-up subscribers, while Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg announced a number of new partnerships with the likes of Netflix and Rdio
* And the lost Daft Punk track, Drive, is now found on YouTube

* Head to the 6Music website for a whole host of past R.E.M footage
* The trailer for the U2 Achtung Baby documentary, From the Sky Down, is now up on YouTube
* The Arctic Monkeys video for Suck it and See is up on YouTube.- and has been quite controversial so be warned!

* Kasabian played new album Velociraptor! in a Boeing 747 – its all up on Vevo
* Manic Street Preachers have covered The The’s This is the Day which is on Vevo
* Wilco played a 63-minute set for David Letterman’s show – have a watch on Stereogum

The Who – Pinball Wizard

#BloggingA New Band a Day
Petit Fantome
– Y^ll^h
Trwbador – Sign in the Winter
Petter Seander – Fortune Cookies

R.E.M inspired playlist part 1 – suggestions from Spotify, the blog, e-mail and Facebook
R.E.M – Orange Crush
The Decemberists – Don’t Carry it All
The Replacements – I Will Dare
Eels – Mr E’s Beautiful Blues
Plyon – Crazy
R.E.M – Carnival of Sorts (Box Car)

* Nirvana will celebrate 20-years of Nevermind tomorrow (Saturday) – have a look at our blog where we collated some of the best online coverage
* M83 is advertising for a new member to join the band on their world tour – full details here
* FIFA 12’s full music line-up has been released – more at Details of My Life So Far
* The Knife have made a Spotify playlist called The Knife/Inspiration - highlighting a number of the female artists who have helped them along their musical paths
* The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid unveiled a new track on Soundcloud via Twitter called Black and Blues


Zola Jesus – Conatus (The Guardian)
Pearl Jam – Pearl Jam 20 (Spinner)
Mastodon – The Hunter (YouTube)
Dum Dum Girls – Only in Dreams (AV Club)
Apparat – The Devil’s Walk (NPR)

#Blogging – Rawkblog
Seeker Lover Keeper – Even Though I’m a Woman
Dude York – David
Minks – Cemetery Rain

The Pixies – Wave of Mutilation

R.E.M inspired playlist part 2 – suggestions from Spotify, the blog, e-mail, Twitter, text, e-mail and Facebook
R.E.M – Can’t Get There From Here
R.E.M – Superman
Gang of Four – I Love a Man in Uniform
Kristin Hersh – Your Ghost

Pavement - The Unseen Power of the Picket Fence

Hindu Love Gods - Raspberry Beret

Guadalcanal Diary - Watsui Rodeo

R.E.M - Electrolite



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