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2008-06-20 15:00:12

In keeping with its theme of giving fans an advance peek of everything related to its latest album "Accelerate," best-selling rock band R.E.M. aired footage from the forthcoming video of its new single, "Man-Sized Wreath" at the band's sold-out show at Madison Square Garden on June 19th. The video was directed by the Toronto-based Crush Inc., who most recently directed the video for R.E.M.'s second single "Hollow Man." "Process Transparency is the catchphrase I've used throughout...

2008-06-14 15:00:16

By RICK MASSIMO MANSFIELD, Mass. -- Bands who haven't been around as long as R.E.M. are getting judged on whether they've "still got" what they had all those years ago, whereas it seems an inept question in R.E.M.'s case -- particularly after they tore through the speedy "Living Well Is the Best Revenge," from this year's Accelerate album, to open their show last night at the Comcast Center. The work of the Athens, Ga.-based band (with permanent and original members singer Michael Stipe,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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