Rhett Miller isn’t one to pass up an opportunity. The
Texas-bred musician spent the better half of two decades serving as the
charismatic frontman for alt-country stalwarts the Old 97’s, whi
Peter Buck talks life after R.E.M., his solo records, sabotaging the Verve, hitchhiking in Portland and not talking to the media.
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
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 ESPN.com (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 ...