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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 »

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 »

“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 »

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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
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…
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…
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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 9, 2014 - 11:23 am

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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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,…
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,…
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…
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…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2014 - 10:25 am

Electric Würms – “Fixing A Hole” (The Beatles Cover)

Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd's side project Electric Würms are releasing their new EP soon, and the band will also have a song on the…
James Rettig | August 17, 2014 - 9:47 pm

Electric Würms – “Transform”

Electric Würms have basically become the outlet for Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd's ideas that are too weird even for the Flaming Lips. Pretty soon…
Miles Bowe | August 14, 2014 - 4:40 pm

Electric Würms – “The Bat”

Electric Würms are a Flaming Lips side project featuring band members Steve Drozd and Wayne Coyne. This month, the new band will release the 6-song…
Miles Bowe | August 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm
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