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Mike Mills

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    Polyphonic Spree to Come Full Circle with Club Dada Return

    To say Tim Delaughter, lead singer of the Polyphonic Spree, has had an enriched music career would be a gross understatement. He's been in two huge Dallas-based bands, recorded more than eight full-length albums, composed movie soundtracks and toured for almost 24 years. But Dallas native Delaughte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    The 15 Greatest Original Film Scores From the Past Decade

    Established musicians composing film scores is nothing new. Some of the best scores of the last 50 some odd years have come from pop stars: Dylan's score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Danny Elfman's whole career and Queen's legendary Flash Gordon score. With the rise of various indie studios worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    R.E.M. May Be Gone Now, But We'll Always Have That '86 Fair Park Band Shell Show

    ​If you care at all, by now surely you've heard: Michael Stipe, Peter Buck and Mike Mills have called it a day. Good Lord -- has it really been 31 years? "I hope our fans realize this wasn't an easy decision," Stipe writes on the band's website, "but all things must end, and we wanted to do it rig ... More >>

  • Film

    June 9, 2011

    Beginners: A Gay Old Time

    Graphic artist Mike Mills starts something new.

  • Film

    June 2, 2011

    Beginners: A Gay Old Time

    Graphic artist Mike Mills starts something new.

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2011

    For Your Easter Sunday Listening Pleasure: R.E.M. Sends One Out to the Grads of SMU

    Via.​Speaking of great shows at Moody Coliseum ...Floating out in the ether, all by its unmarked lonesome, is this resonant echo: R.E.M. at Moody Coliseum on November 18, 1987 -- a stop along The Work Tour in support of that year's Document, the band's fifth and final album for I.R.S. Records. I w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Andy Hummel On Alex Chilton's Death And Big Star At SXSW

    Alex Chilton​News of Alex Chilton's death came as a horrible shock to Andy Hummel, Chilton's friend and former Big Star bassist profiled in the Dallas Observer after the release of the Rhino box set Keep An Eye On The Sky.Hummel and Big Star's Jody Stephens were scheduled to speak and perform Satu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: You Shoot, We Score

    Texas music looks great. It provokes the imagination and illustrates the intangible. For years, we've been providing the necessary flavor to help filmmakers tell their stories. It's what we do; we're obviously good at this kind of thing. And it goes both ways: Movie soundtracks are the kind of thin ... More >>

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

    R.E.M.

    Accelerate (Warner Bros.)

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007

    What You Will Be Listening to This Weekend With Your Ears

    Bella Union Midlake performing on the BBC in April At least around Unfair Park HQ, a mere mention of the word "Midlake" can spawn a fairly heated debate: On one side are those who dig the Denton band's lush brand of soft-rock; on the other are thems who think the band nothing more than a soggy loaf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007
  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    The Polyphonic Spree's Sonic Bloom

    In 2006, the band's Wait EP helped build A Fragile Army and start a digital revolution

  • Film

    December 29, 2005

    Little Misses

    Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see.

  • Film

    September 29, 2005

    The Opposite of Suck

    Mike Mills' debut is smart, funny, and gorgeously sad.

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Move Away and Shine

    After scoring the movie Thumbsucker, The Polyphonic Spree ponders what could come next. Perhaps a musical?

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Road Rules

    The Deathray Davies remember a few of 500 shows

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    R.E.M.

    Around the Sun (Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    A Sad Salvation

    At SXSW, you couldn't hear the bad news over all that music

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band

  • Music

    December 31, 1998

    The Crit and Shap Poll

    You've had the best; now, the year's most overrated records

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Grown Up

    R.E.M.'s new adventure in hi-fi is its finest in years

  • Music

    July 23, 1998

    The Buck stops here

    With Tuatara and R.E.M., Peter Buck goes on some new adventures in hi-fi

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