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Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

Last year, I spoke with Wayne Coyne and asked him to review 2014 — basically, to give us his opinions on a few of the year’s big music stories. Though the Flaming Lips are a band who always seem to be around, who are never too far from the headlines, who you can often see… More »

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 »

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Watch Father John Misty Cover “Do You Realize??”

The latest entry to AV Club's latest Undercover series is Father John Misty's straight-up-but-real-nice take on the Flaming Lips' classic "Do You Realize??" Watch it…
Corban Goble | July 3, 2012 - 11:56 am
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Watch The Flaming Lips Debut “You Lust” In Biloxi

Yesterday, in their latest goofy publicity stunt, the Flaming Lips successfully attempted to break Jay-Z's record of the most shows anyone's ever played in a…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2012 - 10:40 am
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The Flaming Lips’ 11 Weirdest Stunts

The Flaming Lips have always been weird, and they have a penchant for showing it off in pretty spectacular, and sometimes head-scratching, ways. They're currently…
Wyatt Marshall | June 28, 2012 - 3:29 pm
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The Flaming Lips & Ghostland Observatory – “Tasered And Maced”

The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends was definitely one of the coolest contributions to Record Store Day 2012. The extremely limited double-LP set featured the…
Michael Nelson | June 22, 2012 - 3:39 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2012 - 9:14 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2012 - 12:24 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | May 29, 2012 - 9:49 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2012 - 12:53 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | May 3, 2012 - 9:31 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2012 - 11:47 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2012 - 9:39 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2012 - 8:29 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2012 - 4:26 pm
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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…
Amrit Singh | April 20, 2012 - 3:36 pm
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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,…
Corban Goble | April 19, 2012 - 2:48 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 4:43 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2012 - 2:50 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | March 27, 2012 - 6:50 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2012 - 9:39 am
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