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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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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

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

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

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

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

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…
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…
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 questio…
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, Neo…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2012 - 2:38 pm

Bon Iver, Neon Indian Set For Flaming Lips Collaborative LP

The Flaming Lips spent their 2011 hooking up with various different artists; during the year, they released collaborative EPs with Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt, Prefuse…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2012 - 4:45 pm

Sugar, Lips LPs Coming Live To Noise Pop 2012

The San Francisco festival Noise Pop turns 20 this year, and as part of the celebration, a couple of legends are coming to town to…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2012 - 4:12 pm

Stream The Flaming Lips & Plastic Ono Band’s Joint EP

Psych-rock kings the Flaming Lips did a shit-ton of collaborating in 2011, releasing EPs with Neon Indian, Prefuse 73, and Lightning Bolt. And they ended…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2012 - 11:47 am

Watch Flamings Lips Cover “I Am The Walrus” In Studio

It's been a fruitful year for Oklahoma City's Flaming Lips, despite the fact that they didn't put out a formal LP. After dropping a set…
Corban Goble | December 27, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Hear Flaming Lips’ 24 Hour Song “7 Skies H3″

The latest product of the Flaming Lips’ sonic experimentation is a 24-hour-long song called “7 Skies H3,” which is, you know, a full 18 hour…
Corban Goble | October 31, 2011 - 10:06 am

The Flaming Lips – “I Found This Star On The Ground,” “Butterfly, How Long It Takes To Die” & “Evil Minds”

The Flaming Lips are pretty into gimmicks right now -- they have packaged songs inside of gummy skulls and gummy fetuses this year -- and…
Corban Goble | September 21, 2011 - 4:03 pm

The Flaming Lips x Lightning Bolt – “I’m Working At NASA On Acid” Video

Last month, the Flaming Lips got together with Providence noise kings Lightning Bolt to release a collaborative EP and drop the skree-bomb video for "I
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2011 - 11:07 am

Watch Weezer & Flaming Lips Play “She Don’t Use Jelly” Together

The Flaming Lips and Weezer -- two bands who continue to reinvent the live music experience -- literally shared a stage last night at NJ'…
Scott Lapatine | July 29, 2011 - 1:41 pm

The Flaming Lips x Lightning Bolt – “I Wanna Get High But I Don’t Want Brain Damage” Video

Providence noise lifers Lightning Bolt have collaborated on an EP with Wayne Coyne. Here's a video for one of the tracks, "I Want to Get…
brandon | July 25, 2011 - 9:42 am

Flaming Lips & Edward Sharpe Play “Do You Realize??” In A Cemetery

As anyone that's helped hold up Wayne Coyne's ball can tell you, there's little to differentiate between Flaming Lips live experiences these days. So, whe…
Amrit Singh | June 16, 2011 - 5:38 pm

Amnesiac Turns 10! Hear Covers Of Every Track…

As mentioned in last week's Radiohead's 20 Best Cover Songs post, our dear leaders' fifth album Amnesiac turns ten years old this weekend. Viewed a…
Scott Lapatine | June 3, 2011 - 3:08 pm
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