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Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?
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Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

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Episodes

Reveal

6/20/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman make a splash this week as they discuss R.E.M.’s twelfth studio album, Reveal. We’ll find out who wins the award for “worst guy” and where the boys found themselves on the May 14th, 2001 release date before they dive into the album track-by-track. Plus, they plot out a hat trick in an episode of “Great Docs.” This episode is sponsored by New West Records (www.arthurbuckmusic.com), The Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM) and Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: REM).

Duration:02:21:59

Man on the Moon Soundtrack (w/ Edgar Wright)

6/13/2018
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Filmmaker Edgar Wright (Baby Driver) joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the soundtrack to the 1999 film Man on the Moon. Edgar talks about the decision to put R.E.M.’s “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1” in Baby Driver, what he thinks makes for good music in movies and films, and what makes a good soundtrack. Plus, stick around for Oscar winning composer Steven Price’s version of “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Sound of Vinyl...

Duration:02:12:45

Up

6/6/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman return once again to discuss R.E.M.’s eleventh studio album, Up. We’ll hear of typewriter faults, fan-submitted sequencings, and their shared love of the Doobie Brothers before they dive into R.E.M.’s first album as a trio. Plus, they describe kissing styles during an episode of “What’s Your Kiss Style?” This episode is sponsored by The Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM) and LightStream (www.lightstream.com/REM).

Duration:02:32:55

Fanclub Singles (1988-1998)

5/30/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman slow things down this week to discuss R.E.M.’s Fan Club Singles (minus the Christmas songs) from 1988-1998. They’ll talk about the dissolution of the classic era of R.E.M., Bill Berry quitting the band, and they open up the R.E.M. mail bag. Plus, they share what they eat at the movies in another episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

Duration:01:46:20

New Adventures in Hi-Fi

5/23/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman continue on this week to discuss R.E.M.’s tenth studio album New Adventures in Hi-Fi. We’ll hear from a listener during an episode of “How’s Your Baby” and Adam tries to figure out which Parks & Rec character he would be. Then they cover how an onstage aneurysm in Switzerland led R.E.M. to produce the looser 1996 album before listening through song by song. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/REM code: REM).

Duration:02:29:06

Monster with April Richardson

5/16/2018
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Comedian April Richardson joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s ninth studio album Monster. They’ll talk about when April first heard the band, meeting Mike Mills by going to his house, and her Top 10 R.E.M. songs. Plus, Scott and Scott talk about their Rocky Horror Picture Show phases, Rivers Cuomo’s R.E.M. cover, and U2 & R.E.M. teaming up to play “One.”

Duration:02:38:38

Slowing It Down with David Wain

5/9/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman take a break this week from discussing R.E.M.’s discography and instead welcome film director and friend David Wain to talk about his experiences in an R.E.M. tribute band. Scott reads his favorite reviews of the podcast so far and David shares the secret to playing drums before listing his Top 10 R.E.M. Songs of All Time. Plus, David shows off his Jimmy Stewart on an episode of “There’s Always Time For Impressions.” This episode is sponsored by Squarespace...

Duration:02:00:35

Automatic for the People

5/2/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman rejoin to discuss R.E.M.’s seminal eighth studio album Automatic for the People. We’ll get the scoop on where to find the best pizza slices, how Adam ended up as an extra in an R.E.M. music video, and where the boys found themselves upon the 1992 album’s release before they dive into Automatic for the People. Plus, Adam talks about a film he saw on a new episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

Duration:01:51:12

Out of Time

4/25/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman return to talk about R.E.M.’s seventh studio album Out of Time. They’ll talk about the negative reception to CDs as well as what they were doing when the 1991 album released before going through Out of Time song by song. Plus, they’ll discuss the personality of the album, its scrapbook qualities, and how it reflects a band in transition.

Duration:02:00:23

Green with Lance Bangs

4/18/2018
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Director Lance Bangs joins Adam Scott Aukerman once again to really dig in to R.E.M.’s sixth studio album Green. They’ll talk about how the 1988 album’s release intentionally coincided with Election Day, the incorporation of the mandolin into R.E.M.’s sound, and which song has the most annoying video. Plus, they pick apart the layered vocals and share their fan club experiences. This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

Duration:01:28:24

Green? with Lance Bangs

4/11/2018
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Director Lance Bangs joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s sixth studio album Green. They’ll talk about R.E.M.’s partial reunion in Portland, when Lance first heard of the band, and how Lance began to know the band and start collaborating with them. Plus, Scott and Scott tell us a little bit more about themselves on an episode of “Talkin’ Bout Me.” This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: REM).

Duration:01:36:40

R U Talkin’ U2 To Me?: Slowin’ It Down with Phoebe Robinson and Andy Daly

4/4/2018
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Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens) and Andy Daly (Review) join Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss all things U2. Phoebe talks about the first time she heard U2, meeting her boyfriend at a U2 concert, and the gift she received from Bono. Then, Andy talks about his very specific U2 daydream, the first time he heard U2, and his experience with the U2 website. Plus, they share their Top U2 Songs and rankings. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/U2) and The Wine Down Podcast.

Duration:02:04:16

Document

3/28/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman welcome everyone back as they discuss R.E.M.’s fifth studio album, Document. They’ll talk about eyes, what R.E.M. stands for, and Adam’s old tie-dye business at 15 years old before diving into the 1987 album. Plus, they chat about Adam’s alternate universe life in another episode of “Talkin’ Bout Other Timelines.” This episode is brought to you by Spotify and Squarespace.

Duration:01:45:24

Lifes Rich Pageant

3/21/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman say hello to their friends, fans, and family as they discuss R.E.M.’s fourth studio album, Lifes Rich Pageant. They’ll talk about E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Adam’s on call camera crew, and The Guinness Book of World Records before diving into the 1986 album. Plus, they share their Top 5 Scorsese Films in another edition of “I Love Films.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Spotify.

Duration:01:23:01

Fables of the Reconstruction

3/14/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman reconvene this week to discuss R.E.M.’s third studio album, Fables of the Reconstruction. They’ll talk favorite sandwiches and Back to the Future before diving into the 1985 album. Plus, we’ll hear how they both came around on Fables of the Reconstruction after initial struggles as well as an improved track sequence from Scott. This episode is sponsored by Spotify and Squarespace (code: REM).

Duration:01:35:33

Reckoning

3/7/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman are back this week to talk all about R.E.M.’s second studio album Reckoning. They’ll dive deep into each track including the B-sides. Plus, we’ll hear about Springsteen on Broadway, The Last Jedi, and running times of films in a new episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Spotify.

Duration:01:34:24

Murmur

2/28/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman are back this week to talk all about R.E.M.’s debut studio album Murmur. They’ll discuss getting their first albums on tape, trivia bits from the band’s hometown of Athens, Georgia, and Murmur’s mysterious lyrics. Plus, we’ll hear how the album got its name, the boys’ thoughts on the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, and the story behind Murmur’s melodic bass lines. This episode is sponsored by Merge Records (code: REM).

Duration:01:40:50

Chronic Town

2/21/2018
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Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together once again as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman--but this time to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. In this first episode, Scott and Scott share how they initially encountered the music of R.E.M. before launching into a track-by-track breakdown of the group’s first EP, Chronic Town. This episode is sponsored by Leesa and Audible.

Duration:02:00:10

24 Songs of Experience

11/28/2017
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Adam Scott Aukerman return to discuss U2’s fourteenth studio album Songs of Experience and with the permission of the band give listeners an EXCLUSIVE first listen to the album track by track. Plus, we get a much needed Harry Potter and Halloween update from Adam and much more! Buy new U Talkin’ U2 To Me? t-shirts at podswag.com.

Duration:02:21:34

23 The Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour

6/2/2017
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Adam Scott Aukerman are back! They discuss seeing U2 live at the Rose Bowl, break down the setlist and talk about the Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour. We get a long anticipated Harry Potter update from Adam and much more! Buy new U Talkin’ U2 To Me? t-shirts at podswag.com. This episode is sponsored by SeatGeek and Leesa.

Duration:01:52:11