R.E.M. Reissues A Classic, New Singles From The Decemberists, The Heligoats, More

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.'s debut full-length album, Murmur. The band is marking the occasion with a remastered version of the record and a deluxe edition that includes a bonus live concert from 1983. The Decemberists are also back, with a collection of new singles. Always The Bridesmaid features seven new songs the band is releasing in three installments, on vinyl and as digital downloads but not as CDs. Also on the show: Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti's side project called Little Joy, jazz trumpeter Steven Bernstein, electronica trio A.R.S., legendary guitarist Max Ochs, and the strangely compelling Heligoats.

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R.E.M. Reissues A Classic, New Singles From The Decemberists, The Heligoats, More

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Little Joy

  • Artist: Little Joy
  • Album: Little Joy
  • Song: With Strangers

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With Strangers
Album
Little Joy
Artist
Little Joy
Label
Rough Trade
Released
2008

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Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra

  • Artist: Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra
  • Album: We Are MTO
  • Song: We Are MTO

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We Are MTO
Album
We Are MTO
Artist
Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra
Label
Mowo
Released
2008

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A.R.S.

  • Artist: A.R.S.
  • Album: Errata
  • Song: Incubator

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Incubator
Album
Errata
Artist
A.R.S.
Label
Nepnthe Music
Released
2008

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Max Ochs

  • Artist: Max Ochs
  • Album: Hooray for Another Day
  • Song: Imaginational Anthem

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Imaginational Anthem
Album
Hooray for Another Day
Artist
Max Ochs
Label
Tompkins Square
Released
2008

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The Heligoats

  • Artist: The Heligoats
  • Album: End of All Purpose
  • Song: Reasonable Doubt

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Reasonable Doubt
Album
End of All Purpose
Artist
The Heligoats
Label
Greyday Productions
Released
2008

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The Decemberists

  • Artist: The Decemberists
  • Album: Always The Bridesmaid: A Singles Series Vol. 1
  • Song: Valerie Plame

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R.E.M.

  • Artist: R.E.M.
  • Album: Murmur [Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition]
  • Song: Talk About the Passion

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Talk About the Passion
Album
Murmur [Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition]
Artist
R.E.M.
Label
IRS/Universal
Released
2008

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