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Erykah Badu Is Not Happy With Wayne Coyne

Last week, we posted the video for "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," the Erykah Badu collaboration from the Flaming Lips' collaborative album The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends. The video, which was truly weird and pretty uncomfortable to watch, has since been taken down, but it featured Erykah's sister Nayrok -- who… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 7, 2012 - 9:14 am

The Flaming Lips & Erykah Badu – “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” Video (NSFW)

When the Flaming Lips linked up with Erykah Badu for their all-collaborations album The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends, they recorded a cover of the old folk song "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," most famously recorded by Roberta Flack. And now, that version of the song gets a video that's about a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 1, 2012 - 12:24 pm

Flaming Lips Rewrite “Race For The Prize” For OKC Thunder

Oklahoma City bannermen the Flaming Lips have slightly rewritten their "Race For The Prize" in honor of the Oklahoma City Thunder's race for the NBA Finals prize. The critical tweak:… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 29, 2012 - 9:49 am

Flaming Lips Bloody Vinyl Costs $2,500

The Flaming Lips have long promised to release "blood vinyl" copies of their new collaborative record The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends. These copies of the album will include real, actual human blood from the band, as well as from collaborators like Ke$ha, Erykah Badu, Nick Cave, Chris Martin, and others. And now Wayne Coyne… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 4, 2012 - 12:53 pm

Wayne Coyne Does WTF

Yesterday, Marc Maron's über-popular WTF podcast ventured to Oklahoma City to hang out with Wayne Coyne. They chatted some about flying, drugs and their personal relationships with creativity. The episode was just posted online, and you can stream it here. Their part starts right at the 23-minute mark. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 3, 2012 - 9:31 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

For the most part, I've got nothing but disdain for Machine Gun Kelly, the goofball white rapper from Cleveland who did his very best to ruin Wrestlemania this year. But giving MGK his due, he managed to round up a whole lot of exciting rappers for the remix of "Wild Boy," his single catchiest song,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 27, 2012 - 11:47 am

Hear The Flaming Lips Cover “God Only Knows”

My third Flaming Lips post in a row, but this one surprisingly has nothing to do with Record Store Day. In celebration of the Beach Boys' 50th anniversary, UK music mag MOJO has compiled an original track-for-track Pet Sounds tribute album featuring folks like Saint Etienne, Gaz Coombes, Here We Go Magic, and those ever-busy… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2012 - 9:39 pm

The Flaming Lips & Ke$ha – “2012… You Must Be Upgraded”

Speaking of the Flaming Lips and Record Store Day, one of today's most anticipated releases was the collaborative LP The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends. You've heard cuts featuring Bon Iver, New Fumes, Prefuse 73, and others. Now you can lay your ears on the Doctor Who-sampling, apocalyptic Heady Fwends Ke$ha collab below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2012 - 9:19 pm

Hear Mastodon Cover The Flaming Lips

Yesterday we heard Mastodon cover Feist for a Record Store Day 7". Now we've got their faithful take on the Flaming Lips' Soft Bulletin classic "A Spoonful Weighs A Ton" to enjoy. It was also released as an RSD exclusive, and is available on pink vinyl with the Flaming Lips original version on the flipside. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2012 - 8:29 pm

The Flaming Lips – “Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee” (Feat. Prefuse 73) Video (NSFW)

Only a couple of hours too late for the 5 Best Videos Of The Week, here's an awesomely deranged animated clip for "Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee," the Prefuse 73 joint from the new collaborative Record Store Day album The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends. The video shows a totally ridiculous apocalyptic landscape that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 20, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Preview The Flaming Lips & Chris Martin’s “I Don’t Want You To Die”

Tomorrow's Record Store Day, and many of our 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day Exclusives are finding their way to us a day early in non-vinyl form. There's been the unlikely bedfellows Feist and Mastodon, Dirty Projectors' album-worthy, non-album demo "You Against The Larger World," and here below, a three-plus minute compendium of snippets from… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 20, 2012 - 3:36 pm

Wayne Coyne Walks Us Through Heady Fwends

The star-studded Heady Fwends was always a lock for our 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day Exclusives because it includes the likes of Bon Iver, Neon Indian, Erykah Badu and many others. Now, Wayne Coyne himself outlines why you should buy the shit out of it. Party on, Wayne:… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 19, 2012 - 2:48 pm

The Flaming Lips And New Fumes – “Girl, You’re So Weird” Video (NSFW)

A while ago, we posted about the Flaming Lips' star-studded Record Store Day release The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends, a limited edition 2 LP set featuring collaborations with Bon Iver, Yoko Ono, Erykah Badu, Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt, Ke$ha and many more. Now, their track with New Fumes has a heady video to match,… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 16, 2012 - 4:43 pm

Wayne Coyne Recording With Ke$ha Again

The Flaming Lips roped a whole ton of collaborators into their forthcoming Record Store Day album The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends, and none of those collaborators was more unlikely than the ultra-crass top-40 pop star Ke$ha, who's also letting the band use some of her blood in the actual vinyl copies of the album. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 10, 2012 - 2:50 pm

The Flaming Lips & Bon Iver – “Ashes In The Air”

As previously reported, on Record Store Day the Flaming Lips will release a double LP of collaborations called The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends. Featured on the comp is a diverse array of folks including Nick Cave, Chris Martin, Lightning Bolt, Yoko Oko, Ke$ha, and Bon Iver, who you can hear on the track "Ashe… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 27, 2012 - 6:50 pm

The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends Details

For a while, we've been hearing bits and pieces about a forthcoming album of collaborations that the Flaming Lips plan to release on Record Store Day, April 21. Well, they actually did it, cobbling together two LPs' worth of big-name collabs in time for the big day. The album is an extremely limited Record Store… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 20, 2012 - 9:39 am

The Flaming Lips Cover Woody Guthrie With Jackson Browne, iPads

Last weekend, the Flaming Lips played at a Woody Guthrie tribute concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma. And in true random-ass Flaming Lips fashion, they turned their performance into both a heartfelt tribute and a freaky stunt, reimagining Guthrie's songs by performing them on iPads and enlisting FM-radio godfather Jackson Browne to help out. In the fan-made… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2012 - 3:33 pm

Preview Mastodon’s Flaming Lips Cover

On Record Store Day, April 21, the Flaming Lips will release their new collaborative double-LP, which features assists from Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, and a whole ton of other people. On the same day, they'll also release a 7" single of their Soft Bulletin classic "A Spoonful Weighs A Ton." And on that single's flipside,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 6, 2012 - 1:39 pm

The Flaming Lips – “Now I Understand” (Feat. Erykah Badu, Siri, Biz Markie)

I don't possess the very latest iPhone, and so what I've seen of that newfangled Siri feature has been friends' half-witted demos where the question posed is like "Siri, please tell me why I wake up with this sinking pit of desperation in my gut every morning" and Siri is like "Finding you: sinkhole repairme… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 30, 2012 - 9:57 am

Preview Flaming Lips’ Bon Iver Collab

As previously noted, the Flaming Lips are hard at work on a new collaborative album that will feature contributions from people like Bon Iver, Neon Indian, Nick Cave, Erykah Badu, and, apparently, Ke$ha. The band is planning to get the thing out on 4/21, in time for Record Store Day, and Wayne Coyne has bee… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 25, 2012 - 2:38 pm
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