Artwork for R.E.M., Murmur
Supercontext: an autopsy of media

R.E.M., Murmur: With the many changes to the music industry, it doesn't seem possible for a band to rise to success after their first studio album like R.E.M. did with Murmur. We look at what made this artsy, floppy, jangle rock band tick and how The Police and MTV suppo