photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack & Milos Markicevic The Flaming Lips / Afghan Whigs / mohawks Riot Fest Chicago kicked off this past Friday (9/12) in Humboldt Park and continued the following day with Samhain (playing...
Sun, songs and a great vibe washed over day two of Riot Fest in Humboldt Park. The Flaming Lips even blew a fuse! [ more › ]
Andrew St. James’ The Shakes (self-titled) is music for those who like latter-day/the current phase of Flaming Lips, if Wayne Coyne was strictly acoustic. Some of it sounds like a wholesome country or Americana album where St. James’ stories are content enough to not only listen to, but remember and sing along to yourself. The […]
Miley Cyrus is known for many things like twerking and the pop enigma that is "Bangerz," and now a growing and diversified musical interest can be added to that list. She's teamed up with her friends in The Flaming Lips to cover The Beatles, as well as The Smiths and Outkast. Show More Summary
We know that Miley Cyrus has an ear for the classics: she’s covered the Smiths in concert, is apparently readying a Leonard Cohen cover, and has been working with Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips on their Sgt. Pepper’s tribute album. Last night, she uploaded a cover of “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You,” an Anne [...]
Miley Cyrus has flaunted her surprising range as of late, by covering Fleetwood Mac, OutKast, The Beatles (alongside The Flaming Lips, no less) and The Smiths. Now, she continues to surprise with a new, lo-fi cover of “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You,” as made famous in 1969 by Led Zeppelin. Rolling Stone initially panned Led... More »
When Foxygen announced their new album …And Star Power, they promised a “gaggle of guest stars” and now they’ve revealed some of that gaggle. In a tweet today, they said that the Flaming Lips, of Montreal, Bleached, White Fence, and more would make appearances. So far, we’ve heard studio versions of “How Can You Really” [...]
Comedy Bang! Bang!, the comedy podcast that became an IFC TV show, has always been a hub of the indie comedy universe, and that’s always had plenty of overlap with the indie rock universe. But even with that in mind, the slate of musical guests for the show’s upcoming third season is pretty impressive. As [...]
Contributors include Moby, Miley Cyrus, My Morning Jacket and Tegan and Sara on the tribute recording to be released on Oct. 28.
News and details about The Flaming Lips’ collab-heavy redo of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band have been floating around for a while, but now the world finally has a track list, thus revealing exactly which acts have chosen to hop on board the Lips’ psychedelic crazy train. Show More Summary
Tao Lin interviewed Ben Lerner at The Believer. NPR Music is streaming Karen O's new album Crush Songs. The Week listed the best books for political junkies coming out this fall. PopMatters profiles Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips. Patterson...
If you’re one of the people enraged at the idea that the Flaming Lips have enlisted Miley Cyrus’ help in their efforts to cover the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, you may want to spend the next few months in suspended animation somewhere. Or you might have to just accept the idea that [...]
The Strokes, Brian Wilson, The Flaming Lips, Weezer, and many, many more are set to perform.
The good folks at guitar pedal shop Death by Audio have just announced their latest limited-edition artist collaboration: The Flaming Lips Space Ring Pedal. That's what it looks like (naked torso not included), above, and here's a description of...
You won't know exactly what Fantasia: Music Evolved's set list will sound like once you put your own twist on it, but at least now you know what you'll be working with: Harmonix shared the remainder of Fantasia's tracks at PAX Prime today, with the...
BLESS (ELUL 3) What do we bless I ask and you point: first flames then goblets then bread braided smooth my lips brush your forehead d'var acher another view: Blessed is the One who opens doors into holiness and implants...
Miley Cyrus – who some would say invented the act of shaking one’s bum up and down in a dance move called twerking – has vowed to stop the practice onstage after Nicki Minaj’s Mtv Video Music Awards performance on Sunday night, according to the Mirror. After being the talk of the entertainment world for
It's going to be "badass."
Miley Cyrus has been writing and recording songs with The Flaming Lips for the follow-up to Bangerz. The oft-nude diva has admitted as much in past interviews but many fans and commentators never expected the joint-project to see the light of day. They could be in for a big surprise, according to the band’s composer/guitarist Steven... More »
It’s been a weird ride for Wayne Coyne since The Flaming Lips released its magnificent 2002 record, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots. Since then, the restless frontman has, along with his band, released a back-to-front cover of Pink Floyd’s...Show More Summary