photos by Dylan Johnson; words by Bill Pearis Flaming Lips @ T5, 10/1/2013 The Flaming Lips have a new EP coming out, featuring six songs "inspired by" Ender's Game, the new big budget sci-fi film starring Harrison Ford and Ben...
Over the last few years, The Flaming Lips’ recorded output has mostly been relegated to gimmicky fluff (like a 24-hour song and music recorded on a USB within a gummy fetus). So it’s great to finally have our favorite psych-rock weirdos back doing what they do best: making albums. Show More Summary
In today's Tweet Beat, a parody version of Drake and model Bella Hadid (daughter of Real Housewife Yolanda Foster) have an inscrutable conversation, Melanie Griffith is hip and the Flaming Lips have broken up? JK no. Read more...
The Flaming Lips broke up on Thursday but rest assured that it wasn’t real. Apparently the guys thought it would be funny
Breathe easy, Flaming Lips fans: The band is staying together, despite sending out a break-up tweet earlier Thursday. The tweet has since been deleted, but we got this screengrab: See also: How Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips Uses Twitter That led to consternation around the Internet. Show More Summary
This evening, The Flaming Lips tweeted out the following message: “We have sad news…We’ve broken up,” with no additional info on context, sending geeky music journalists across the planet (myself included) to our keyboards and oxygen...Show More Summary
As of 5:52 PM ET, The Flaming Lips’ Twitter account has sent the bulk of its 982,592 followers into a panic. The reason? Because the Tweet with that time stamp claims that the band is, well… done. I don’t know enough about the band’s...Show More Summary
My Morning Jacket will launch a brand new music festival in Playa Del Carmen (near Cancun) this January called One Big Holiday. They are billing it as “a 4-night concert adventure…that features 3 totally unique shows with the Caribbean Sea as a backdrop.” The band will perform for three nights during the event with assists [...]
Features six new tracks inspired by the film Ender's Game.
The Flaming Lips have written six new songs from controversial film Ender’s Game and are premiering them online today. So far, two tracks have popped up—“Wolf Children” on Rolling Stone and “Is The Black At The End Good” via Spin—but more should drop later this afternoon. Show More Summary
We knew already that the Flaming Lips would have a new track, “Peace Sword (Open… Read more articles like "The Flaming Lips – “Think Like A Machine” and “Assassin Beetle”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
The EP, titled Peace Sword, was produced by frequent collaborator Dave Fridmann and is slated for a Nov. 29 release via Warner Bros. The upcoming Ender's Game sci-fi adaptation starring Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield will hit theaters next week on Nov. 1.
Last month we learned that the Flaming Lips would have a new song in the upcoming movie Ender’s Game based on Orson Scott Card’s famous sci-fi novel. Then it got even better when news came though that the song, “Peace Sword (Open Your Heart),” would be the title track of an EP of entirely new [...]
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The Flaming Lips: "Do You Realize?"
The Late Show With David Letterman has seen some weird live performances lately, including MGMT’s weird freak-out last month. Last night, though, The Flaming Lips and Yoko Ono teamed up for a performance of Ono’s “Cheshire Cat Cry” and took all those pathetic losers to “wha?” school. Show More Summary
The Flaming Lips are never content to just rest on their discarded bunny-suits and plastic bubbles, not when there are new people being born every day who are just waiting to have their world-views smashed with naked music videos and explicit Instagram accounts. Show More Summary
"So this happened" may be overused by your snarkier Facebook friends, but never did it seem more apt than in sharing this video of 80-year-old Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips, rocking "Late Show With David Letterman."Ono and her Yoko Ono...Show More Summary
Yeah, the Lips seemed to get a little serious on us for a minute or two this past spring when they put away the animal costumes and shit and savagely dropped some terrifyingly terrifying terror on us. But I think they maybe just needed...Show More Summary
After signing on to write a song for this year’s film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game, Stereogum points out that the Flaming Lips will actually be putting out an entire EP of music dedicated to the sci-fi classic. The EP,...Show More Summary