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Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

Last year, I spoke with Wayne Coyne and asked him to review 2014 — basically, to give us his opinions on a few of the year’s big music stories. Though the Flaming Lips are a band who always seem to be around, who are never too far from the headlines, who you can often see… More »

Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed out the MTV Video Music Awards by dropping F-bombs and pointedly proclaiming her love for marijuana, clad in a meme-costume ripped from the pages of… More »

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The Flaming Lips To Play The Soft Bulletin With Colorado Symphony At Red Rocks

No matter how you feel about Wayne Coyne's latter-day antics, the fact remains that the Flaming Lips are responsible for several unfuckwithable classics, The Soft
Peter Helman | February 1, 2016 - 7:47 pm
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Watch The Flaming Lips’ Inner-Band Drama From Portlandia’s Pickathon Episode

Those of us who have been paying attention to the Flaming Lips for the past few years could be forgiven for wondering what the fuck…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2016 - 11:44 am

Miley Cyrus – “My Sad Christmas Song”

Miley Cyrus continues her collaboration with her Dead Petz (aka the Flaming Lips) with a holiday original called "My Sad Christmas Song." It's a slow…
James Rettig | December 24, 2015 - 10:41 pm
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Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz – “BB Talk” Video

Miley Cyrus has shared a new video for "BB Talk," a cut from her recent Dead Petz album with the Flaming Lips. Miley has been…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2015 - 10:40 am
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Watch The Flaming Lips Play “Bad Days” On Fallon

The Flaming Lips guested on The Tonight Show yesterday and performed "Bad Days" off of 1995's Cloud Taste Metallic, which turned 20 this year and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 1, 2015 - 10:17 am
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Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz – “Lighter” Video

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips just kicked off a tour in support of their bizarre, messy, occasionally great and occasionally unlistenable album Dead Petz,…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 8:16 pm
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Miley Cyrus Wore A Diaper And A Dildo At Last Night’s Dead Petz Tour Opener

Last night in Chicago, Miley Cyrus kicked off her Milky Milky Milk tour in support of her not-as-bad-as-you-remember Dead Petz collaborative album/mixtape thing. The Flaming…
James Rettig | November 20, 2015 - 10:09 am
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Dan Deacon Will Open For Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz On Tour

Miley Cyrus is very, very serious about letting the world know that she is going full freak right now. She worked with the Flaming Lips…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 12:39 pm
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Miley Cyrus & The Flaming Lips Announce Show Where They’re Naked And The Audience Is Naked And Everyone Gets Sprayed With Milk

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips already brought their Dead Petz antics to the VMAs and SNL, and they're taking it on tour. And while…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2015 - 9:12 pm
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The Flaming Lips Play Dead Petz Songs Without Miley Cyrus At Secret Show

We're about a month-and-a-half removed from the grand unveiling of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, and so far we've gotten a VMAs performance and…
James Rettig | October 12, 2015 - 4:44 pm

The Flaming Lips – “Atlantis” (Donovan Cover)

Next week, Rock The Cause Records will release Gazing With Tranquility, a benefit album that serves as an extended tribute to '60s folk-pop star Donovan,…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 10:19 am
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Watch Miley Cyrus & The Flaming Lips Bring Dead Petz To SNL

Miley Cyrus pulled double-duty on the season premiere of SNL last night, both hosting and performing as the episode's musical guest. Hillary Clinton introduced her…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 12:44 pm
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The Flaming Lips Will Join Miley Cyrus On SNL, Tour Behind Dead Petz

The Flaming Lips were one of the main musical forces behind Miley Cyrus' messy, self-indulgent, occasionally great surprise album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz,…
Peter Helman | October 3, 2015 - 11:35 am
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The SpongeBob Musical Includes New Music By David Bowie, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, & More

SpongeBob SquarePants is making its way to Broadway. According to Entertainment Weekly, a musical based on the popular long-running Nickelodeon series will debut in June…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 3:37 pm
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Stream Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz’s Surprise Album Feat. The Flaming Lips, Ariel Pink, Phantogram, & Big Sean

After a night of try-hard hosting the VMAs, Miley Cyrus ended the show with a performance of a new song called "Dooo It!" accompanied by…
Caitlin White | August 30, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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VMAs 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, Videos, & Kanye West’s Speech

Out of all the award shows, the VMAs seems to be the one to have the most memorable moments, though most of them are probably
Stereogum | August 30, 2015 - 9:36 pm
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Wayne Coyne Teases Big Sean For Flaming Lips x Miley Cyrus Album

It feels like the big collaborative album between the Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus has been in the works forever, probably because Wayne Coyne keeps…
James Rettig | August 11, 2015 - 4:28 pm
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