Permanent Vacation

Peter Buck talks life after R.E.M., his solo records, sabotaging the Verve, hitchhiking in Portland and not talking to the media.

Music Stories
Peter Buck doesn’t need me. Thirty years amassing one of the most sanctified discographies in American music—and a bank account festooned with zeroes—has ensured him of that. R.E.M., the immeasurably    More
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

The Baseball Project, "Cubs 2010," Broadside Ballads

Happy Opening Day! While I was pleased to see my beloved Boston Red Sox beat the Yankees last night, local rock star and baseball junkie Scott McCaughey has his own team he's pulling for in 2010. Premiering this morning on (take that, Pitchfork!), the Baseball Project's "Cubs 2010" just might be the best song ever written about The Curse, Lou Piniella, Carlos Marmol and the lovable Chicago ...   More
Monday, April 5, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER


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