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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 question…
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…
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
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