The Flaming Lips
Miley In The Sky With Diamonds.
From The Flaming Lips to Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus has been slowly wrapping herself in a wide variety of covers, showing her growth as an artist, her willingness to risk, and her maturity in being able to embody a swath of topics, from infidelity to robot fights.
Kings of Leon, Jackson Browne and the Flaming Lips are teaming up to headline a benefit concert to aid those affected by the string of tornadoes that struck Oklahoma last month.
Every Tuesday, Dan Weiss runs down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated, from a critical pop fan’s perspective.
Flaming Lips’ frontman and spokesman Wayne Coyne revealed his band is working on a new album with pop “badass” Ke$ha.
It’s a tradition as old as the Johnny Carson show: Most nights, since 1966, bands big and small play on the national stage of late night television. This week, April 1-5, that tradition continues with a couple of indie heavyweights returning after a few years off, as well as a few tried-and-true standbys. We’ve even included a few clips of last week’s standouts, just in case you missed ’em.
A 30-second commercial during Super Bowl XLVII ran advertisers in the neighborhood of $4,000,000 reported CNN Money in January. Of the dozens of new spots that aired yesterday, there are a few worth highlighting based on their musical merits.
Last year, Stephen brought the likes of Jack White, Bon Iver, Talib Kweli, and Florence and the Machine to stage. This year he’s bringing Santigold, Grizzly Bear, fun., and The Flaming Lips to the masses, and Grandmaster Flash is set to be the night’s official DJ.
“I want it to be a mix of what works on the radio and what I listen to in my spare time,” she said. “I’m on a steady diet of T. Rex and Iggy Pop.”
Erykah Badu is striking back. The bold singer-songwriter took to Twitter yesterday to post her disapproval over her NSFW video collaboration with spacey pop rock heroes the Flaming Lips.