‘I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to The Velvet Underground & Nico‘ was produced by the late Hal Wilner and also features Sharon Van Etten w/ Angel Olsen, St. Vincent & Thomas Bartlett, Fontaines DC, Thurston Moore & Bobby Gillespie, and more.
R.E.M.'s seventh album, ‘Out of Time,‘ turns 30 on March 12. “It was the biggest shot in the arm,“ Michael Stipe says of playing “Losing My Religion“ in front of audiences. “The most powerful feeling that I think I've ever felt."
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from The Weather Station, TV Priest, John Carpenter, Crack Cloud side project Peace Chord, and a compilation from Athens, GA cult band Oh-OK (ft. Michael Stipe's sister, Lynda).
Bright Eyes, Phoebe Bridgers, Angel Olsen, Beach House, Death Cab for Cutie, Fleet Foxes, Foo Fighters, Jeff Rosenstock, Jenny Lewis, Jimmy Eat World, Julien Baker, Keith Morris, Sharon Van Etten, Sleater-Kinney, and many more have also lent their support to ”We Need Every Voice.”