Photo by Marina Chavez "Jeopardy!" is in the middle of its annual "College Championship" event, which features college students competing for $100,000. At one point tonight, Alex Trebek read this clue: "The Violators Assist This ‘Pretty...Show More Summary
No matter how you feel about Wayne Coyne’s latter-day antics, the fact remains that the Flaming Lips are responsible for a few unfuckwithable classics, The Soft Bulletin (arguably) chief among them. The band have revisited their 1999 masterpiece a few times over the years — they performed the album in its entirety on New Year’s […]
An eclectic group of musicians – including Brian Wilson, Norah Jones, the Flaming Lips and "Weird Al" Yankovic – united for 2014's George Fest, a concert event honoring the late George Harrison. Spoon's Britt Daniel paid tribute with a dynamic live performance of the Beatles' "I Me Mine," a Harrison-penned classic...
Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are both appearing on this Thursday night’s episode of Lip Sync Battle, but The Big Bang Theory costars will not be working together—Johnny will try to take down his former flame by making a guest appearance during Frozen star Josh Gad’s performance. Show More Summary
Broadway in Chicago has announced casting for the Chicago production of "The SpongeBob Musical," the Broadway-bound event featuring original music by the late David Bowie, Aerosmith, The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Cyndi Lauper and a string of other A-list musicians. Starring as SpongeBob Squarepants...
In a recent interview with this very publication, Mike Gordon described the term “jam band” – a term he will be forever linked to from as a member of Phish – as “horrible”. The bassist may have been referring more to implication of the...Show More Summary
From George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of George Harrison that took place in L.A. in 2014. Also making the scene were Norah Jones, Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips), Dhani Harrison (George's son), Ian Astbury (The Cult), Britt Daniel (Spoon), Ben Harper, Ann Wilson (Heart), and many others. Show More Summary
On the occasion of Portlandia’s sixth-season premiere — one packed with guest stars like the Flaming Lips, Zoe Kravitz, and Steve Buscemi — longtime friends Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein sat down with Vulture to reflect on a busy year, one that pushed the IFC show farther down on their... More »
Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's "Portlandia" is back tomorrow, January 21, on IFC. As previously reported, the new season features an appearance from the Flaming Lips. A clip of their appearance is now available, and it shows a terse music festival confrontation between two different sets of Flaming Lips—one headed by Wayne Coyne and another by Steven Drozd. Watch it below.
The famed psych-pop group splits up into two different bands.
Q: What is the one thing Portlandia probably does not need more of? A: The Flaming Lips. …Read More
For music fans, nothing is more annoying than when an iconic band splits into two rival factions. That's the scenario in a new Portlandia teaser, which finds psych-rock veterans the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne leading his own solo project, "the Flaming Lips Featuring Wayne Coyne," while his former bandmates operate...
Those of us who have been paying attention to the Flaming Lips for the past few years could be forgiven for wondering what the fuck is going on with that band internally right now. To their credit, the Lips realize that. At last year’s Pickathon festival, as previously reported, they taped a bit for the […]
by Bill Pearis The sixth season of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's series Portlandia premieres Thursday (1/21) at 10 PM on IFC and takes place entirely at Oregon festival Pickathon (which just announced its 2016 lineup). Among the storylines are...
Visionary celebriteen Kylie Jenner — who might be the world's second-biggest Flaming Lips fan, in addition to her fondness for other kinds of lips — has shared some of her New Year's resolutions. According to her prophecy, 2016 is "the...Show More Summary
On Aug. 30, Miley Cyrus finished her hosting duties of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards by playing a set with Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne and then announcing that her new album -- a collaboration between the two artists -- was immediately...Show More Summary
The legend about The Flaming Lips' first-ever performance is that the band stole instruments from a local church and used them to play at a bar known for its cross-dressing clientele -- a suitably fitting origin for the psychedelic band that prides itself on not playing straight down the middle. Show More Summary
Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips attempt to spike the eggnog with some teardrops thanks to their new yuletide track "My Sad Christmas Song," a moody, atmospheric cut from the Dead Petz collaborators. Cyrus shared the song on Christmas Eve with a note to fans, "#MerryFuckingChristmas." "This is my sad Christmas song / I've had...
Because sad mopey people need a holiday anthem, too.
The two wildly eccentric acts join forces for a holiday-themed collaboration.