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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 »

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

Two weeks ago we looked at the year’s biggest pop songs; now let’s run down the best ones. There will be a lot of overlap, of course, partly because sometimes great songs get popular and partly because sometimes popular songs that initially strike you as insufferable end up wearing you down through sheer persistence. (“Bang… More »

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Stereogum x Toyota Presents Soundwave At Outside Lands ’14: Christopher Owens, Mikal Cronin, Tycho, Wayne Coyne

Outside Lands returns to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this weekend, with sets by Kanye West, Disclosure, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Spoon, Run The…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Wayne Coyne & Miley Cyrus Did All The Drugs And Made This NSFW Movie With Moby

The Wayne Coyne/Miley Cyrus friendship continues to discomfit! Already today, we posted the queasy news of their matching chest tattoos, and now Cyrus and Coyne…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2014 - 11:53 am

Wayne Coyne & Miley Cyrus Got Matching Chest Tattoos Of Her Dead Dog

The Wayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus party train rolled on Saturday in the form of matching tattoos. Specifically, at a house party in Los Angeles,…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2014 - 9:01 am

Electric Würms – “Heart Of The Sunrise” (Yes Cover)

Electric Würms is the side-project duo of longtime Flaming Lips partners Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, and they've just announced the impending release of their…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2014 - 9:59 am

Billboard Music Awards 2014: Watch Hologram Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus With Wayne Coyne, Iggy Azalea, & More

Tonight is the Billboard Music Awards, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas! Which raises questions such as "Why does Billboard throw its award…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2014 - 8:48 pm

Kliph Scurlock Clarifies That Wayne Coyne Is Not Racist, Regrets Refusing To Work With Kesha

Earlier this month former Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock caused a stir by claiming that he was fired from the band for criticizing Wayne Coyne'…
Chris DeVille | May 13, 2014 - 12:28 pm

Miley Cyrus Gives An Update On Flaming Lips Collaborations

What the fuck are Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne doing in that Instagram photo up there? Shooting porn? According to Rolling Stone, the fearless freaks'…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2014 - 11:53 am

Wayne Coyne Calls Kliph Scurlock An Asshole And A Hater, Apologizes To Native Americans In First Interview Since Headdress-Gate

Kliph Scurlock, who played drums in the Flaming Lips for 12 years, recently parted ways with the band. And last week, after a great deal…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2014 - 10:48 am

Flaming Lips Drummer Says Wayne Coyne Fired Him For Criticizing The Governor’s Daughter’s Native American Headdress

Wayne Coyne likes to pal around with other Oklahoma celebs -- here he is hanging out with Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant -- and…
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2014 - 1:48 pm

Wayne Coyne And Miley Cyrus Got High As Fuck And Recorded A Beatles Cover With MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden

Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne made their admiration for each other well-known when the Flaming Lips joined the pop star on stage last month for…
James Rettig | March 17, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus Cover “Yoshimi” With The Flaming Lips And Turn OutKast’s “Hey Ya!” Into A Country Ballad

Miley Cyrus has long been a fan of the Flaming Lips. She's been tweeting their lyrics for years and has called Wayne Coyne one of…
Scott Lapatine | February 23, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Trent Reznor, Wayne Coyne Throw Shade At Arcade Fire

In a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor has some very nice things to say about David Bowie,…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 9:13 am

The Flaming Lips, Ke$ha, & New Fumes – “Elizabeth My Dear” (The Stone Roses Cover)

Back in February we wrote about the Flaming Lips and friends' plans for a track-for-track tribute to the Stone Roses' self-titled debut album. Then last…
Scott Lapatine | December 9, 2013 - 10:32 am

Wayne Coyne Kicked Off Instagram Again

Well, that was fast. In September, Instagram removed the account that belonged to Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, since Coyne kept violating the site’s rule…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Q&A: Wayne Coyne On The New Flaming Lips EPs, Passing Off The Space Bubble To Diplo, And His Rivalry With Arcade Fire

We already spoke to Wayne Coyne once this year and turned him loose on the turntables, but the Flaming Lips have had such a whirlwind…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2013 - 2:32 pm

The Flaming Lips Prep Peace Sword EP Inspired By Ender’s Game

The other day we learned the Flaming Lips and Tame Impala will cover each other on a new EP. Now we've got details on a…
Miles Bowe | September 30, 2013 - 10:28 am

Wayne Coyne Kicked Off Instagram

Giving Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne’s tendency to throw vast levels of psychedelic nudity up on the internet, it’s not a tremendous shock that Instagram…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2013 - 10:01 am

Moby – “The Perfect Life (Fuck Buttons Remix)” (Feat. Wayne Coyne)

Moby has been doing a lot with his new single featuring Wayne Coyne, "The Perfect Life." There was the recent acoustic sing-along, and this week…
Miles Bowe | September 6, 2013 - 2:17 pm

Moby – “The Perfect Life” (Feat. Wayne Coyne) Video (NSFW)

Between asking for various specific ridiculous extras and posting footage of themselves performing amidst mostly-naked people, Moby and Wayne Coyne did everything they could to…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2013 - 10:41 am

Watch Moby & Wayne Coyne Play “The Perfect Life” Acoustic On A Roof

So remember that weird casting call that Moby and Wayne Coyne put out for the music video they were making? Well I should say "weird"…
Miles Bowe | August 29, 2013 - 1:10 pm