Posts tagged "the flaming lips"

Yoko Ono and Flaming Lips Cover John Lennon’s ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’

We at SPIN are of the opinion that mid-November is too early to start playing Christmas music. That said, a new cover of John Lenno…
By: James Grebey / November 20, 2014

Miley Cyrus Joins Flaming Lips For Woozy Beatles Cover on ‘Conan’

Miley Cyrus has been friends with the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne for some time now, even going as far as inviting the singer onstage during…
By: Brennan Carley / November 7, 2014

Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus Go Kaleidoscopic on ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’ Cover

After months of Instagram teasers and live debuts of covers from the record, the Flaming Lips have finally announced the October…
By: Colin Joyce / October 12, 2014

‘Comedy Bang Bang’ Snares the National, Future Islands, and More for New Season

Scott Aukerman is considered somewhat of an esoteric comedy genius who also has stellar musical taste. As the creator of the IFC show Comedy…
By: Brennan Carley / September 10, 2014

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

Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne's blunted jam band Electric W├╝rms release their debut EP Musik, die Schwer zu Twerk today, but they're also…
By: Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Outside Lands 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Nestled in the woods of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Outside Lands prides itself on its sylvan aesthetic, sprinkling artisan food booths, a…
By: SPIN Staff / August 11, 2014

Flaming Lips Tap Miley Cyrus, Moby, Maynard James Keenan, and More for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Tribute

The Flaming Lips' acid-fueled friendship with Miley Cyrus has been simmering for some time, but the Bangerz star isn't the only ally the…
By: Olivia Forman / August 4, 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…
By: 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 Steal…
By: 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 (…
By: Colin Joyce / July 7, 2014

Flaming Lips Offshoot Electric Wurms Announce Album, Share Single

Aside from firing longstanding bandmembers and sharing questionable Instagram posts, Wayne Coyne has also been hard at work on a debut LP with hi…
By: Colin Joyce / June 9, 2014

Watch Michael Jackson’s Hologram and Flaming Lips With Miley Cyrus at BBMA

When we found out this weekend that a Michael Jackson hologram would be performing at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, it wa…
By: Colin Joyce / May 19, 2014

Watch the Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus ‘Fuck 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…
By: Dan Reilly / May 15, 2014

Wayne Coyne Slams Ex-Flaming Lips Drummer as ‘Pathological Liar’

Wayne Coyne is dismissive. He's also contrite. The Flaming Lips frontman has rejected comments from former drummer Kliph Scurlock that generated a media firestorm…
By: Marc Hogan / May 9, 2014

Flaming Lips’ Beloved Roadie-Turned-Drummer Parts With Band

Drummer Kliph Scurlock is no longer a member of the Flaming Lips, a rep for the band confirmed to Pitchfork. No other informatio…
By: Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Wayne Coyne Will Pick Two Unknown Bands to Play Bonnaroo (And Get Paid)

Not only will Wayne Coyne perform at Bonnaroo this year, the Flaming Lips frontman will help pick two unknown artists to play at…
By: Dan Reilly / April 4, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: EMA, Todd Terje, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, OFF!, Protomartyr, More

It's that time of the week: Hotly anticipated albums are streaming online right now, and we've collected the best of the bunch. Scroll down to…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2014

Flaming Lips’ ‘Dark Side’ Album Was Just an April Fools’ Joke

Never trust anything the Flaming Lips do, especially around April Fool's Day. After unveiling a "companion album" to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moo…
By: Dan Reilly / April 1, 2014

Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips Prolong Their Lovefest With Beatles Cover

Last month, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd joined Miley Cyrus onstage to perform "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1,"…
By: Dan Reilly / March 17, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2002

The 40 best albums of 2002, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2003 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014
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