What REM’s Losing My Religion sounds like in a major key

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Tuesday 29 January 2013

Someone went through the trouble to change REM’s opus Losing My Religion from a minor key to a major key, giving the iconic song a whole new feeling. We’re not exactly sure what prompted them to go through the trouble, but it’s definitely an interesting listen.

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New Real Estate album: Days

Jonathan Terhaar Contributor

By Jonathan Terhaar in New Music on Thursday 20 October 2011

I’m floating on a cheery, peacefully slow-moving river in the shade because I’m listening to Real Estate’s new release, Days. Early REM. Remnants, Feelies-ish guitar picking and other hints of mid-late 80s awesomeness abound on the 10 song album from these New Jersey tune craftsmen. Keep an ear on this band.

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Imitations of Life: REM’s video masterpiece

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Saturday 20 November 2010

This clip from way back in the day (before Justin Beiber was even a twinkle in his parents’ eyes) shows just how creative you can get with a killer pop hook, an awkwardly compelling frontman, and a healthy dose of imagination. More please.

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