With volcanos erupting in the distance, black sand beaches and trips to the Blue Lagoon, you could say that partying alongside Flaming Lips, War on Drugs, Caribou, Future Islands and locals Mammút, Kiasmos, Agent Fresco, Árstíðir and others made ICELAND AIRWAVES pretty epic
photo: Flaming Lips at Riot Fest Chicago 2014 (more by James RIchards IV) The annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert is now in its 25th year, and happens at its usual location of Carnegie Hall on March 5. Artistic director...
The first time I saw The Flaming Lips live was back in 1999 while working at a record store in my hometown of St. Louis, MO. The local Warner Brothers rep gave me tickets to see the band at a club called Karma during the tour for their seminal masterpiece The Soft Bulletin. Show More Summary
PRIMUS TAKE ON THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Primus @ Paramount TheatreWhen a band’s been going for 30 years, it needs to change it up to keep from stagnating and slipping into insanity/inanity; for one example, look at Flaming Lips and their tackling of sacred-cow rock albums in their entirety. Show More Summary
You might not think that the head of Oklahoma’s Flaming Lips band, 53-year-old Wayne Coyne, would have a whole lot in common with ex-Disney star Miley Cyrus, but you’d be wrong. As well as the obvious similarities, like the tattoos and...Show More Summary
image via The Faux Museum The Faux Museum in Portland, Oregon is what curator Tom Richards describes as “a cross between The Natural History Museum in New York, a Flaming Lips show and that one really, really, really odd dream you had that one time.” The conceptual art museum features collections of things like a […]
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 [...]
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Austin Psych Fest 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) The annual Austin Psych Fest happens this year from May 8-10 at the Carson Creek Ranch. The initial lineup was just revealed and it's looking pretty crazy. There's The Flaming Lips, Tame....
Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips have collaborated numerous times in the past, including a "Late Show with David Letterman" performance and a four-track joint EP that contained the holiday tune "Atlas Eets Christmas." Now, they're backShow More Summary
Strange bedfellows have once again joined forces in the name of Christmas.
The Flaming Lips joined Yoko Ono for a studio version of John & Yoko’s now-classic Christmas song “Happy Xmas (War Is Over),” which was originally recorded in 1971 with the Harlem Community Choir. The Flaming Lips and Ono have performed the track live together in the past, with Wayne Coyne adopting John Lennon’s lyrical parts. [...]
Blank on Blank provides an animated illustration of Jennifer Van Evra’s 2002 interview with The Flaming Lips leader Wayne Coyne, in which he shares a near-death experience he had as a teen which changed his everyday perspective on l...
We’re big fans of PBS’s animated interview series Blank on Blank, and the latest installment is a probing, philosophical interview with Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne. The subject matter isn’t his music or methods—it’s the pivotal...Show More Summary
In the most recent episode of the PBS animated series “Blank on Blank,“ musician Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips opens up about a near-death experience he had at the age of 17 and how it spurned him to confront the concept of death on a daily basis. The conversation took place during a 2002 […]
In the most recent episode of the PBS animated series “Blank on Blank“, musician Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips opens up about a near death experience he had at the age of 17 and how it spurned him to confront the concept of death on a daily basis. The conversation took place during a […]
While I might be in some kind of minority here, Iceland Airwaves is the kind of thing I prefer to a normal festival. Not that I’d be in a minority because of the Iceland thing — in the past few months of me mentioning I was about to go to this festival, I’ve discovered that [...]
Taking on a classic album like The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band for a complete modern recreation is no small task — especially with a cast of musicians as diverse as Miley Cyrus and Maynard James Keenan of Tool and A Perfect Circle. Show More Summary
NBC is creating a live broadcast of the play A Few Good Men - Vulture An unexpected guest performs with The Flaming Lips - HuffPost Entertainment The most scandalous quotes from this week's episode of Scandal - BuddyTV Between DC and...Show More Summary
Given her bubblegum pop resume, Miley Cyrus may seem like an unlikely collaborator for the psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips. However, during last night’s (November 6) issue of “ Conan,” the “Party in the USA” babe teamed up with...Show More Summary