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There were some great sets at the Pool Parties free show at East River State Park yesterday, but blistering HEALTH and raucous Black Lips sets aside, the weather's what dominated the day. As in,…   Read Story »
After collaborating with GZA on "The Drop I Hold," the Black Lips have found a more seamless super grouping via the Almighty Defenders, their new project with fellow garage howlers King Khan and Mark…   Read Story »
When Jessica spoke with Black Lips last year about their then-unreleased 200 Million Thousand, she reported the flower-punks were trying to get "a member or two of Wu-Tang Clan on a track," the band…   Read Story »
This video for resident 200 Million Thousand prom theme "I'll Be With You" is more successful than Black Lips' recent stint as GZA's backing band. Instead of sticking with the retro animation feel…   Read Story »
The Black Lips' songs, especially on 200 Million Thousand, possess a nice fuzzy texture and the Atlantans appropriate great garage-isms, but I've always been less than enthused by the band because…   Read Story »
When we evaluated the Black Lips' 200 Million Thousand, the general idea was catchy, interestingly textured songs, boringly predictable shtick. In the Chris Taylor-animated, drummer Joe…   Read Story »
Valentine's Day is one of those holidays you might not pay too much attention to if you're in the midst of a really good relationship -- because every day is like Valentine's Day! -- but can gain…   Read Story »
Black Lips are savvy motherfuckers, ostensibly building a successful career by playing '60s and punk-inspired, lo-fi garage rock (or, what they call "flower punk") that isn't better or worse than the…   Read Story »
My guess is that Vice didn't want to release this next single from Black Lips' 200 Million Thousand until they could be sure the GA crew weren't still on the lam in India. Well worry not publicists,…   Read Story »
In "The Black Lips vs. India: 1-0," the Atlanta garage rockers explain that after "being held by police for indecent exposure during our most rawkus set in Chennai at the Campus Rock Idol showcase,"…   Read Story »