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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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Watch The Flaming Lips Cover Bowie On Fallon

The promo-mode Flaming Lips checked into 30 Rock last night to perform Jimmy Fallon once more before Fallon makes the long move to another floor…
Amrit Singh | May 16, 2013 - 9:01 am

Photos: The Black Keys, The Flaming Lips @ Aaron’s Ampitheatre At Lakewood, Atlanta 5/2/13

The Black Keys and the Flaming Lips, who released a 7″ split for Record Store Day 2009, are currently on a little mini tour together.
Stereogum | May 3, 2013 - 11:57 am

The Flaming Lips – “You Lust” Video (NSFW)

"You Lust" is the pounding 13-minute drone-groove at the heart of the Flaming Lips new album The Terror, and its video cuts the song dow…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2013 - 4:24 pm

Q&A: Wayne Coyne On The Terror, Ke$ha, And How Not Giving Too Much Of A Shit Is Usually A Good Thing

Given the fact that the Flaming Lips have been a band now for more than thirty years, it's hard to imagine a time without the…
T. Cole Rachel | May 2, 2013 - 1:01 pm

Turntable Interview: The Flaming Lips

When you name your album The Terror, you better hope your fans are prepared for a dark and twisty album filled with sweetly paranoid track…
Melissa Locker | April 24, 2013 - 3:56 pm

Stream The Flaming Lips The Terror

The Flaming Lips' dark and paranoid new album The Terror is coming shortly, and we've been posting its songs for what feels like forever: "Look...
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2013 - 1:42 pm

The Flaming Lips – “You Lust”

The Flaming Lips' new album The Terror is already out in Europe, and its American release is imminent. And now the band is sharing the…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2013 - 10:33 am

Watch The Flaming Lips Freak Out On Letterman

The Terror, the dark and anxious new album from the Flaming Lips, is already out overseas, and it arrives here in a couple of weeks.
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2013 - 8:51 am

The Flaming Lips & Bon Iver – “Ashes In The Air” Video (NSFW)

The Flaming Lips have a new album called The Terror coming out this month, so of course this was a great morning to release a…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2013 - 8:54 am

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Flaming Lips Headlining GoogaMooga 2013

Last year, Brooklyn welcomed the inaugural edition of Great GoogaMooga, a food and music festival run by the folks behind Bonnaroo (Superfly) in a large…
Amrit Singh | March 26, 2013 - 2:43 pm

Stream A Medley Of Clips From Flaming Lips’ The Terror

When The Flaming Lips released the first single off The Terror a few weeks ago, it was pretty clear why they considered the album to…
Miles Bowe | March 26, 2013 - 2:02 pm

Stream The Flaming Lips’ SXSW Performance Of The Terror

The Flaming Lips debuted their new album The Terror in Austin over the weekend at SXSW. Two fan sites, The Future Heart and Slow Nerve…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 18, 2013 - 1:44 pm

Watch Wayne Coyne In A Virgin Mobile Commercial

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has really been getting his pitchman reps in lately. First, there was the Hyundai Super Bowl commercial. And now he'…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 11:32 am

The Flaming Lips – “Look… The Sun Is Rising”

The Flaming Lips are less than a month away from releasing their new album The Terror, though they’ve already managed the implausible feat of performing…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2013 - 2:36 pm

Flaming Lips To Cover Stone Roses Debut Album?

I'm starting to think the Flaming Lips are feeling a bit upstaged by My Bloody Valentine: Just this morning we got an announcement that the…
Michael Nelson | February 5, 2013 - 1:44 pm

The Flaming Lips Release Love Songs In Chocolate Heart – Hear Two Tracks

The Flaming Lips are no strangers to releasing music in unconventional formats -- heck, they've already released music inside human body parts made of candy
Michael Nelson | February 5, 2013 - 10:33 am

Watch The Flaming Lips’ Hyundai Commercial

Not to sound like a square, but there’s something about Wayne Coyne — especially his prowess for hanging out with “Brush My Teeth With A…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 29, 2013 - 10:32 am

The Flaming Lips – “Sun Blows Up Today”

Yesterday, we learned that the Flaming Lips have a new album called The Terror coming in a few months. The album's first single is actually…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2013 - 10:27 am

The Flaming Lips The Terror Details

UPDATE: We've got The Terror's tracklist below. Also, "Sun Blows Up Today" will apparently show up in a Super Bowl commercial, which go Ravens.
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2013 - 1:16 pm

The Flaming Lips Albums From Worst To Best

Which is more amazing: that 2013 marks 30 years of the Flaming Lips as a functioning concern, or that it heralds the 23rd year of…
Brad Shoup | January 16, 2013 - 1:49 pm
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