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The Flaming Lips’ New Album is Called Oczy Mlody, and Will Arrive in 2017

Judging by New Zealand-only iTunes (!), one of the first major musical offerings of 2017 will be a new Flaming Lips album. The title is,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 20, 2016

The Flaming Lips Bring ‘Space Oddity,’ Chewbacca to the ‘Late Show’

The Flaming Lips brought their cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" to last night's Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Frontman Wayne Coyne also returned to his perch on Chewbacca's…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

The Flaming Lips, Louis C.K., More Will Appear on ‘Portlandia’ Season 6

Portlandia will return for a sixth season on January 21 and today Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen have announced a few of the guests that'll…
Colin Joyce / November 11, 2015

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips Will Perform a Show Together While ‘Completely Naked’

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips made an wild and wacky record and then brought a small fraction of that zaniness to the VMAs and…
Colin Joyce / October 14, 2015

Beach House Share New Song, ‘Helicopter Dream (I’m Awake)’

Correction: According to an email from Beach House's representatives, "It is not a new song. Not even their voices on that podcast. Sorry!" If you're still…
Harley Brown / September 28, 2015

The Flaming Lips to Reissue ‘Clouds Taste Metallic’ as ‘Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic’

Hot on the heels of their collaborative album with Miley Cyrus, the Flaming Lips have announced plans to release an anniversary reissue of…
Brennan Carley / September 25, 2015

The Flaming Lips Cover the Beach Boys’ ‘Good Vibrations,’ Talk Brian Wilson’s Legacy

Back in March, a handful of rock A-listers (including Brandon Flowers, Best Coast, and the Flaming Lips) paid tribute to the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson…
Colin Joyce / June 3, 2015

Flaming Lips Fwends Space Out on Beatles ‘Fixing a Hole’ Cover

Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne's blunted jam band Electric Würms release their debut EP Musik, die Schwer zu Twerk today, but they're also set to…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Hear Zorch Cover ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ for Flaming Lips’ Tribute Project

So far, the details about the Flaming Lips' forthcoming tribute album to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band are about as ambiguous as…
Elissa Stolman / August 14, 2014

Q&A: Wayne Coyne Talks Miley, Ke$ha, and Flaming Lips’ ‘Sgt. Peppers’ Tribute Album

Over the course of their serpentine, three-decade career, proud Oklahomans the Flaming Lips have been an upstart punk rock act, one-hit-wonders (with their lone radio…
Garrett Kamps / August 11, 2014

Hear Stardeath and White Dwarfs’ Beautiful and Freaky ‘Luminous Veil’

"Luminous Veil" opens with an apology, but really it's Stardeath and White Dwarfs who deserve the mea culpa. The Norman, Oklahoma psych quartet have been…
Chris Martins / July 18, 2014

Q&A: Moby on Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips, and Getting Weird Before You Die

A week ago, we were treated to a very unexpected gift: a highly psychedelic, kinda terrifying, weirdly star-studded experimental short film dubbed "Blonde SuperFreak Steals…
Chris Martins / July 15, 2014

Miley Cyrus, Moby Star in Terrifyingly Trippy, NSFW Flaming Lips Short Film

Over the last couple of months, we've been able to watch Miley Cyrus' friendship with Wayne Coyne and the rest of the Flaming Lips (minus…
Colin Joyce / July 7, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezus…
SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Watch the Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus ‘F—k Up’ the Beatles’ ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’

Back in March, the Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus got together in the studio for a weed-fueled session that produced a cover of the Beatles'
Dan Reilly / May 15, 2014
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