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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 Tame Impala Cover The Flaming Lips

Tame Impala have been covering the Flaming Lips lately, and a very nice quality live version of "Are You A Hypnotist??" was played and filmed…
Miles Bowe | August 30, 2013 - 5:39 pm

Photos: The Flaming Lips, The Growlers @ Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa 7/31/13

The Flaming Lips brought their sci-fi psychedelic stage setup to the Orange County Fair last night in support of their latest album, The Terror. Confetti,…
Andrew Youssef | August 1, 2013 - 4:12 pm

The Flaming Lips – “Gates Of Steel” (Devo Cover) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last week, the Flaming Lips shared their video for "Turning Violent," a song from their new album The Terror. At that same session, they also…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2013 - 11:45 am

The Flaming Lips – “Turning Violent” Video

Perhaps congratulations are in order. For the first time in what feels like forever, a Flaming Lips video isn't dominated by visions of naked women…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2013 - 12:23 pm

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2013

NorthSide festival, a young upstart on the Danish festival scene, kicked off on June 14th, with three days of high caliber performances. Situated in Aarhus,…
Clint Heyer | June 20, 2013 - 2:14 pm

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 down…
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 tracks…
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's…
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
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