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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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Flaming Lips’ Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute Tracklist Revealed: My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Tegan And Sara, J Mascis, More

The Flaming Lips already announced the impending release of With A Little Help From My Fwends, their guest-heavy full-length tribute to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 9:48 am

Wayne Coyne & Miley Cyrus Did All The Drugs And Made This NSFW Movie With Moby

The Wayne Coyne/Miley Cyrus friendship continues to discomfit! Already today, we posted the queasy news of their matching chest tattoos, and now Cyrus and Coyne…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2014 - 11:53 am

Wayne Coyne & Miley Cyrus Got Matching Chest Tattoos Of Her Dead Dog

The Wayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus party train rolled on Saturday in the form of matching tattoos. Specifically, at a house party in Los Angeles,…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2014 - 9:01 am

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…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2014 - 9:59 am

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…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2014 - 8:48 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2014 - 9:23 am

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…
Chris DeVille | May 13, 2014 - 12:28 pm

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'…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2014 - 11:53 am

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…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2014 - 10:48 am

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…
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2014 - 1:48 pm

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)…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2014 - 3:57 pm

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
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2014 - 11:48 am

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…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2014 - 11:25 am

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…
Scott Lapatine | March 30, 2014 - 10:48 pm

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…
James Rettig | March 17, 2014 - 1:15 pm

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…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2014 - 2:08 pm

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…
Scott Lapatine | February 23, 2014 - 2:26 pm

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…
Ryan Leas | February 20, 2014 - 11:06 am

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…
Scott Lapatine | February 19, 2014 - 7:01 pm

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…
Chris DeVille | February 17, 2014 - 11:08 am
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