Bertis Downs, R.E.M.’s longtime manager and lawyer, spoke with Weeping Elvis’ Pat Ferrise about about all things R.E.M., including how if it weren’t for President Ronald Reagan, he wouldn’t have been their manager.
Neil Young Tag
There will be a documentary about LCD Soundsystem’s farewell. To say that this has potential to be The Last Waltz of this generation may be a bit of a stretch, but as far as influence and appreciation go, it’s a reasonable facsimile.
On last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, he somehow convinced David Crosby and Graham Nash to join him and his Neil Young impression for a brilliantly depressing cover of Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the U.S.A.”
We’re coming up on the final weeks of 2010, and you’re about to be bombarded with Year-End List Overload. We’ve got some music enthusiasts (read: geeks) right here who want a piece of that action: It’s J Freitag’s 20 best of the year.