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Ariel Pink’s Recording With Miley Cyrus & The Flaming Lips

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips have had a random-ass collaborative mutual admiration society going for a while now; they've performed and recorded and made this terrible video together. And now they've added another buddy to their freak team, threatening to turn the thing into a musical supervillain society. Ariel Pink has lately been recording… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 17, 2015 - 10:34 am

Karen O, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran, And A Dozen More Artists Paid Tribute To David Lynch (And Die Antwoord Heckled The Whole Time)

Amongst the shabby, shuttered vaudeville theaters that line Broadway in Los Angeles, the Theatre at Ace Hotel burns bright. A line stretched from the theater doors all the way down the street, with fans dressed to the nines waiting to get in. The event? The Music Of David Lynch, a concert at which a galaxy… More »

By: Molly Bergen / April 2, 2015 - 11:05 am

Watch The Flaming Lips, Kesha, Bethany Cosentino, Norah Jones, & Brian Wilson Sing Beach Boys Songs At Brian Fest

Last night, the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson was honored at a tribute concert held at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Brian Fest aligns with the release of Wilson's forthcoming 11th solo album, No Pier Pressure, which is due out early next month. An all-star cast of performers included Wayne Coyne and Steve Drozd of the… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 31, 2015 - 2:03 pm

Wayne Coyne Gives An Update On His Album With Miley Cyrus And How A Joint Tour Would Work

The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus have been working together on-and-off for a few years now but, outside of a handful of songs and one crazy video, they haven't put out much to show for it. In a new interview with Billboard, Wayne Coyne hints that may change: At the moment we just sort of… More »

By: James Rettig / March 6, 2015 - 5:55 pm

Tibet House US Benefit Concert @ Carnegie Hall, New York 3/5/15

Right before Patti Smith abandoned the low, throaty hum of her alto to burst into the growling second half of "Ghandi," she spit on the Carnegie Hall stage. If it had been anyone else, the act would've seemed careless, like an afterthought, an accident maybe. It seemed like an act: not of attrition against the… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 6, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Brandon Flowers, The Flaming Lips, Bethany Cosentino, Local Natives, & More To Play Brian Wilson Tribute Concert

Legendary Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson has come crashing back into the forefront with his biopic set to premiere at SXSW in just over a week and his 11th solo album, No Pier Pressure, due in April. In addition, Wilson will be the focal point of Brian Fest, a tribute concert to benefit the Jameso… More »

By: Collin Robinson / March 3, 2015 - 4:34 pm

Watch Wayne Coyne Discuss The Origin Of Christmas On Mars In A Clip From XMas Doc Jingle Bell Rocks!

Oscilloscope Laboratories, the film distribution company founded by the late Adam Yauch, has a new movie about obscure Christmas songs entitled Jingle Bell Rocks!. It's directed by Mitchell Kezin, and features interviews with Run–D.M.C., John Waters, and the Flaming Lips, among others. In the film, Wayne Coyne discusses the real-life inspiration behind 2008's Christmas OnMore »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 9, 2014 - 11:23 am

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2014: The Flaming Lips Leader On U2, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, And What’s Next With Miley Cyrus

Wayne Coyne has never been shy about his opinions. Known in recent years for giving freewheeling, often hilarious interviews, he's also made some comments that have understandably pissed people off -- particularly this past spring, when there were a whole bunch of headlines about the Flaming Lips' falling out with drummer Kliph Scurlock and the… More »

By: Ryan Leas / December 4, 2014 - 2:12 pm

Yoko Ono & Flaming Lips – “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” (John & Yoko Cover)

The Flaming Lips joined Yoko Ono for a studio version of John & Yoko's now-classic Christmas song "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)," which was originally recorded in 1971 with the Harlem Community Choir. The Flaming Lips and Ono have performed the track live together in the past, with Wayne Coyne adopting John Lennon's lyrical parts. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 20, 2014 - 3:02 pm

Iceland Airwaves 2014: The War On Drugs, The Flaming Lips, & The Knife’s Final Show

While I might be in some kind of minority here, Iceland Airwaves is the kind of thing I prefer to a normal festival. Not that I'd be in a minority because of the Iceland thing -- in the past few months of me mentioning I was about to go to this festival, I've discovered that… More »

By: Ryan Leas / November 10, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Watch The Flaming Lips And Miley Cyrus Perform The Beatles’ “A Day In The Life” On Conan

The Flaming Lips are making the late-night rounds for their new Sgt. Pepper's tribute album, With A Little Help From My Fwends. They did "With A Little Help From My Friends" and "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" on Kimmel last week, and tonight they performed "A Day In The Life" with Miley Cyrus o… More »

By: James Rettig / November 6, 2014 - 8:32 pm

Watch The Flaming Lips Bring The Beatles To Kimmel

The Flaming Lips wore their best Wizard Of Oz costumes for their performance on Kimmel last night. They did two covers from their Sgt. Pepper's tribute album, With A Little Help From My Fwends, with help from Morgan Delt and Grace Potter. Watch them perform "With A Little Help From My Friends" and "Lucy I… More »

By: James Rettig / November 1, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Watch Wayne Coyne Tell A Halloween Story On Comedy! Bang! Bang!

Wayne Coyne makes an appearance on the next episode of IFC's podcast-turned-TV-show Comedy! Bang! Bang!. He's (badly) dressed as a bloody Carrie (from the movie Carrie, of course) and tells a whole Halloween story using only the names of candy bars (and a few other food items that sneak in towards the end). He also… More »

By: James Rettig / October 28, 2014 - 7:09 pm

Stream The Flaming Lips With A Little Help From My Fwends

The Flaming Lips' much-discussed tribute album to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is finally here. Like their Dark Side Of The Moon reimagining from a few years ago, With A Little Help From My Fwends has a long list of famous collaborators, including My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Moby, Tegan And… More »

By: James Rettig / October 20, 2014 - 9:07 am

The Flaming Lips – “Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds” (Feat. Miley Cyrus & Moby) (The Beatles Cover)

The Flaming Lips have set up a preorder page for their full-length tribute album to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and it contains their full version of "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds," which Wayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus performed at the Billboard Music Awards earlier this year. The album track also… More »

By: James Rettig / October 12, 2014 - 12:22 pm

Watch Brian Wilson, Weird Al, Brandon Flowers, Conan O’Brien, & More Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.'s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest, was a benefit for the Jameson Neighborhood Fund and proceeds for this particular show went to Sweet Relief and helping out L.A. area musicians. George Fest featured (deep breath) Bria… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 29, 2014 - 9:22 am

Photos: Riot Fest Denver 2014

Riot Fest has grown into a gigantic music festival that occurs in three different iterations throughout the year. For the Denver edition this past weekend, the lineup featured bands from all over the spectrum: Weezer, Rise Against!, The Flaming Lips, TV On The Radio, Wu-Tang Clan, and a whole lot more. We sent our photographer… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 23, 2014 - 11:39 am

Foxygen’s …And Star Power Features Flaming Lips, of Montreal, White Fence, Bleached, & More

When Foxygen announced their new album ...And Star Power, they promised a "gaggle of guest stars" and now they've revealed some of that gaggle. In a tweet today, they said that the Flaming Lips, of Montreal, Bleached, White Fence, and more would make appearances. So far, we've heard studio versions of "How Can You Really"… More »

By: James Rettig / September 10, 2014 - 8:09 pm

The National, The Flaming Lips, Future Islands To Appear On Comedy Bang! Bang! TV Show

Comedy Bang! Bang!, the comedy podcast that became an IFC TV show, has always been a hub of the indie comedy universe, and that's always had plenty of overlap with the indie rock universe. But even with that in mind, the slate of musical guests for the show's upcoming third season is pretty impressive. A… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 10, 2014 - 10:25 am

The Week In Pop: On Not Hating Taylor Swift’s Much-Hated Anti-Hater Anthem

"Shake It Off" is hater-proof, which is a good thing because damn do people ever hate it. Not everyone, of course: The lead single from Taylor Swift's 1989 is projected to become her second #1 hit next week. That makes sense because "Shake It Off," while no masterpiece, is built to be an irrepressible smash. More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 21, 2014 - 5:02 pm
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