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Electric Würms – “Heart Of The Sunrise” (Yes Cover)

Electric Würms is the side-project duo of longtime Flaming Lips partners Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, and they've just announced the impending release of their new EP Musik, Die Shwer Zu Twerk, set to arrive later this summer. The EP's first single is a cover of Yes's "Heart Of The Sunrise," a 10-minute prog… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 10, 2014

Billboard Music Awards 2014: Watch Hologram Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus With Wayne Coyne, Iggy Azalea, & More

Tonight is the Billboard Music Awards, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas! Which raises questions such as "Why does Billboard throw its awards show in May?" and "Who will be there?" To answer your first question, when ABC brought the show back in 2011 after four years off the air (it aired o… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 18, 2014

The Flaming Lips Announce Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Tribute Feat. Miley, Moby

If you've kept up with the Flaming Lips for the past few turbulent weeks (or, honestly, years), you may be encouraged to learn that they have some actual new music coming out, even if that new music does involve one Miley Cyrus. For a while, we've been hearing noises about the band's forthcoming full-length cover… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2014

Kliph Scurlock Clarifies That Wayne Coyne Is Not Racist, Regrets Refusing To Work With Kesha

Earlier this month former Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock caused a stir by claiming that he was fired from the band for criticizing Wayne Coyne's friend Christina Fallin, who had controversially posted a photo of herself in a Native American headdress on Instagram. Coyne responded by calling Scurlock an asshole, a hater, andMore »

By: Chris DeVille / May 13, 2014

Miley Cyrus Gives An Update On Flaming Lips Collaborations

What the fuck are Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne doing in that Instagram photo up there? Shooting porn? According to Rolling Stone, the fearless freaks' friendship has been blossoming in other ways lately: clubbing, getting lip tattoos together, checking out 2 Chainz in concert. Cyrus also says she's writing material for her next… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 12, 2014

Wayne Coyne Calls Kliph Scurlock An Asshole And A Hater, Apologizes To Native Americans In First Interview Since Headdress-Gate

Kliph Scurlock, who played drums in the Flaming Lips for 12 years, recently parted ways with the band. And last week, after a great deal of online speculation, Scurlock gave his side of the story, claiming that frontman Wayne Coyne had been verbally abusive and threatening for years, and that the final breaking point… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 9, 2014

Flaming Lips Drummer Says Wayne Coyne Fired Him For Criticizing The Governor’s Daughter’s Native American Headdress

Wayne Coyne likes to pal around with other Oklahoma celebs -- here he is hanging out with Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant -- and one of those pals is Christina Fallin, the daughter of Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin. The younger Fallin drew a lot of criticism in March for posting a photo of… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 2, 2014

Hear A Snippet Of The Flaming Lips & Miley Cyrus’ “A Day In The Life” Cover

In recent weeks, Miley Cyrus hasn't just shared her stage with the Flaming Lips; she's also gotten together with them (and with MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden) to record a cover of the Beatles' "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds." And now, according to Lips leader Wayne Coyne, we know they did "A Day I… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 10, 2014

Watch The Flaming Lips’ April Fool’s Videos For Funny Or Die

The Flaming Lips recently shared Flaming Side Of The Moon, a new piece of music that's intended to accompany both Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wizard Of Oz -- which requires nearly as much media-syncing as Zaireeka once did. And now they've made a series of April Fools-themed videos for… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 1, 2014

Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Flaming Lips Headline Inaugural Huson Project Festival

The summer festival scene grows ever more crowded, and now a fairly major new one called the Hudson Project Festival has announced that it'll come to Winston Farm in Saugerties, New York (near the site of the original Woodstock) 7/11-13. Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, the Flaming Lips, and dance music dude Bassnectar will serve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 1, 2014

Stream Flaming Side Of The Moon, The Flaming Lips’ New Companion Piece To Dark Side Of The Moon And The Wizard Of Oz

Back in 2009, the Flaming Lips teamed with Stardeath And White Dwarfs, Henry Rollins, and Peaches to cover Dark Side Of The Moon. Now Wayne Coyne & Co. have found an even less conventional way to pay tribute to the Pink Floyd classic. The Lips have announced Flaming Side Of The Moon, an "immersive… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 30, 2014

Wayne Coyne And Miley Cyrus Got High As Fuck And Recorded A Beatles Cover With MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden

Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne made their admiration for each other well-known when the Flaming Lips joined the pop star on stage last month for a cover of "Yoshimi" and it seems that their lovefest has made its way into the studio. The day after Coyne joined Cyrus on stage again in Tulsa,… More »

By: James Rettig / March 17, 2014

An Annotated Media Guide To Danger Mouse

On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free download of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse's mashup of the Beatles' self-titled "White Album" and Jay Z's The Black Album, and more than 100,000 fa… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 26, 2014

Watch Miley Cyrus Cover “Yoshimi” With The Flaming Lips And Turn OutKast’s “Hey Ya!” Into A Country Ballad

Miley Cyrus has long been a fan of the Flaming Lips. She's been tweeting their lyrics for years and has called Wayne Coyne one of her favorite artists of all time. For his part, the OKC psych-rock band's leader has tweeted at Cyrus, too and gave her props in a recentMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 23, 2014

All-American Bacchanalia: Six Days In Mexico For My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday

Day 1 There's an eerie sense of calm hanging over the waiting area outside my gate in the Atlanta airport. All around me are people roughly four decades my senior; save for one couple that looks like they may be twenty-somethings as well, I am one of the only people waiting for this flight without… More »

By: Ryan Leas / February 20, 2014

Bonnaroo Lineup 2014

Like last year, Bonnaroo is announcing the bulk of its fest lineup via a 30-minute B.L.A.M. (Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon) webcast. The 2014 reveal is hosted by comedians Hannibal Buress and Taran Killam and features a super jam with the Flaming Lips, Ben Folds, and special guests (I'm guessing Foxygen based on thisMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 19, 2014

Watch Some Danish Bros Sing Flaming Lips’ “Do You Realize??” On The X Factor

The American version of The X Factor was recently canceled, but Simon Cowell's U.K.-originated singing contest is still going strong in Denmark, where one of this season's participants is a trio of male singers called ManBand. The group's bio, when translated to English, declares: "Since the program was launched in early January, it i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 17, 2014

Watch The Flaming Lips & Sean Lennon Cover “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” On Letterman

David Letterman continued his week-long tribute to the Fab Four with a performance from the Flaming Lips, who were joined by Sean Lennon to cover "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds." Throughout the week, Broken Bells, Sting, and Lenny Kravitz have also graced the Late Night stage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the… More »

By: James Rettig / February 7, 2014

Bonnaroo To Announce 2014 Lineup With Flaming Lips & Ben Folds Superjam

Bonnaroo has announced the date for when they'll announce their lineup. If that sounds excessive to you, just wait a moment, because the day of the reveal may actually deserve that announcement of its own. February 19th, preceding the 9PM moment when we find out who will be heading down to Manchester, TN to play… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 6, 2014

Broken Bells, Flaming Lips, Sting To Play Letterman‘s Beatles Covers Week

Everybody's celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in America, even us. But CBS is celebrating extra hard because they hosted the original Ed Sullivan Show broadcast that helped the Fab Four blow up stateside. Thus, the Grammys went double-Ringo, and the following night they filmed a Beatles tribute special called… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 31, 2014
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