Listen to Previews of Flaming Lips’ Collabs with Bon Iver and Erykah Badu

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As previously reported, Flaming Lips are currently working with artist such as Bon Iver, Ke$ha, Erykah Badu and Neon Indian on a forthcoming collabs LP to be relaesed April 21st for Record Store Day. Last night Wayne Coyne shared a snippet of some of the untitled tracks featuring Bon Iver and Erykah Badu via his twitter page. Take a listen below (via Pitchfork) Flaming Lips/Bon Iver collaboration clip 1: Flaming Lips/Bon Iver collaboration clip 2: Flaming Lips/Erykah Badu … [Read more...]

Ke$ha Joins the Flaming Lips in the Studio


 A series of tweets, photos and videos surfaced this weekend, documenting what will likely be one of the year's most bizarre collaborations. After working on a noisy EP with Neon Indian and developing their own line of marijuana-flavored gummy skulls, the Flaming Lips shock their fans even further by hitting the studio with none other than Ke$ha. Idolator posted some video clips of their time together, which Wayne Coyne had tweeted over the weekend. We see him curiously dip his finger in the … [Read more...]

The Flaming Lips Team Up with Nick Cave


In the wake of 24-hour song 7 Skies H3 streaming online for Halloween, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed the group are currently in the process of a number of collaborations - which includes Grinderman and Bad Seeds leader Nick Cave. In an interview with Pitchfork, Coyne stated: "We've done a couple of things with Nick Cave, but he's on tour right now so it won't be until after November that he's able to do more. But I think we'll get a good Nick Cave collection of songs with … [Read more...]

The Flaming Lips to Release Six Hour Song

Wayne Coyne heard me.  In an effort to outdo themselves again (if gummy fetuses and skulls weren’t enough), the psych-pop trio has announced their newest venture.  Via Wayne Coyne’s Twitter, which everyone should follow for a plethora of reasons, he announced that the group will be releasing a song that is six hours in length.  No details yet as to when or how this will be released, but two sample videos have been posted of their newest track.  Check it out below! … [Read more...]

Listen: The Flaming Lips & Lightning Bolt – “I Want to Get High But I Don’t Want Brain Damage”


Lately The Flaming Lips have been doing more collaborations than album releases without gummy exteriors.  Their recent work with Prefuse 73 in May and Neon Indian in March caused a lot of buzz, but this newest effort might take the cake. The Flaming Lips, who need no introduction, are now teaming up with Lightning Bolt, a noise rock group from Rhode Island, for a four track 12” EP.  The first side will consist of The Flaming Lips being backed by Lightning Bolt for the tracks “I’m … [Read more...]

Damian Abraham of Fucked Up interviews Arcade Fire


When he’s not rocking out in his boxer shorts, Damian Abraham moonlight’s as a host for Canadian music channel MuchMusic. Recently, he interviewed the Butler brothers and Owen Pallet, of Arcade Fire for a thirty minute documentary “The Wedge Presents Arcade Fire”. The interview pretty laid back. … [Read more...]

Wayne Coyne of Flaming Lips Reveals Plans For New Movie

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In a recent interview with Billboard, Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne revealed that he was in the process of working on a follow up to his film Christmas on Mars. Coyne will be using primarily family and friends again, though mentioned a possibility of trying to get real actors for the project. Fans shouldn’t expect a release anytime soon, as Coyne did state, “I think everybody would be relieved if it all got done in six weeks and we could say, 'Look at that!' "But because I get to do it … [Read more...]