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Flaming Lips Dazzle Desert Daze With The Soft Bulletin, Inflatable Props

By accident or influence, California's Desert Daze is picking up a lot of the threads that All Tomorrow's Parties left untied after they called it…
Christopher R. Weingarten | October 12, 2019 - 12:50 pm

The Anniversary

The Soft Bulletin Turns 20

The Flaming Lips have survived and evolved through an astonishing number of indie-rock life cycles. They were labelmates with Fear, Wipers, and the Dead Milkmen…
Chris DeVille | May 17, 2019 - 11:45 am

Q&A

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2018

Wayne Coyne is always busy. Whether working on official albums or a smattering of side projects, the Flaming Lips -- the band he's now been…
Ryan Leas | December 21, 2018 - 11:21 am

More The Flaming Lips stories

Flaming Lips Played Their First Show To An Audience In Bubbles

For many years now, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has been using a giant plastic "space bubble" as part of the band's live shows. As…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2020 - 11:33 am

Flaming Lips Planning Concerts With Audience In Bubbles

One of the definitive images from Flaming Lips concerts over the years -- perhaps the definitive image -- is Wayne Coyne rolling across the crowd…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2020 - 1:15 pm

Watch The Flaming Lips Perform “God And The Policeman” In Plastic Bubbles On Fallon

The Flaming Lips just released their new album American Head yesterday. And last night, they went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform…
Peter Helman | September 12, 2020 - 12:24 pm

The Flaming Lips – “God And The Policeman” (Feat. Kacey Musgraves)

Way back in May, longtime Oklahoma City psych-rock travelers the Flaming Lips teamed up with an unexpected collaborator: Grammy-anointed country star and fellow LSD enthusiast…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2020 - 9:17 am

The Flaming Lips – “Mother Please Don’t Be Sad”

The Flaming Lips are releasing a new album, American Head, in a couple of weeks. They've shared a ton of tracks from it already: "My
James Rettig | August 28, 2020 - 1:04 pm

The Flaming Lips – “Will You Return / When You Come Down”

Next month, longtime psychedelic travelers the Flaming Lips will release their new album American Head. They've already shared a bunch of early tracks from the…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2020 - 9:29 am

The Flaming Lips – “You N’ Me Sellin’ Weed”

"You N' Me Sellin' Weed" is one of the more eye-catching titles on the new Flaming Lips album American Head. Turns out it's one of…
Chris DeVille | July 24, 2020 - 9:39 am

The Flaming Lips – “Dinosaurs On The Mountain”

Last month, the Flaming Lips appeared as musical guests on Colbert, and they had a pretty slick way of doing it. The Lips played their…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2020 - 9:41 am

The Flaming Lips – “My Religion Is You”

The Flaming Lips are releasing a new album called American Head on 9/11. Never forget? The album contains "Flowers Of Neptune 6," their recent single…
Chris DeVille | June 26, 2020 - 9:43 am

Watch The Flaming Lips Play “Race For The Prize” In Quarantine-Ready Plastic Bubbles On Colbert

The problem of quarantine-era live shows is a tough one to figure out, but the Flaming Lips might've figured out the answer years ago. For…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2020 - 9:01 am

The Flaming Lips – “Flowers Of Neptune 6″ (Feat. Kacey Musgraves)

Earlier this year, the Flaming Lips released a whole new collaborative album with Deap Vally under the name Deap Lips, which was also called Deap
James Rettig | May 29, 2020 - 12:05 am

The Flaming Lips – “He Stopped Loving Her Today” (George Jones Cover)

The Flaming Lips have covered country legend George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" for the thriller movieArkansas, which is being released on DVD and…
James Rettig | May 4, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Deap Lips – “The Pusher” (Steppenwolf Cover)

Both the Flaming Lips and Deap Vally were born to be wild, so perhaps it's not surprising they've decided to cover Steppenwolf on their collaborative…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2020 - 9:49 am

Deap Lips (The Flaming Lips & Deap Vally) – “Hope Hell High”

Most of this year, Wayne Coyne has been teasing a collaborative record between the Flaming Lips and the LA garage-rock duo Deap Vally. That album…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2019 - 9:31 am

HAIM, Yo La Tengo, Flaming Lips, & More Contribute To New Compilation Hanukkah+

HAIM, Yo La Tengo, the Flaming Lips, and more are contributing to a Hanukkah compilation that's coming out later this month. It's called Hanukkah+ (not…
James Rettig | November 12, 2019 - 2:33 pm
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