Tuesday, January 13 2015
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band may be the most overanalysed, overexposed album in history. In light of the Flaming Lips' affectionate reimagining, can the inescapable masterpiece ever be surpassed?
Wednesday, November 26 2014
In honor of the band with the most U.F.O.s and robots, here are the ten best Flaming Lips songs based on all things science fiction.
Monday, September 16 2013
The track begins as a sing along with an uplifting chorus, Flaming Lips style, yielding to a soaring melody by a songstress that acts as a typical Moby stamp of approval.
Wednesday, April 17 2013
On Monday, the Boston Marathon was bombed on the eve of 'The Terror's' release date. As I digested the news, the Lips' discography fresh in mind, I kept hearing "You Have to Be Joking"'s baffled head shakes.
Monday, April 15 2013
Now, with the release of the Flaming Lips' darkest record yet, Steven Drozd takes us through the creation of The Terror, its inspirations, and explains how the host of a children's TV show completely changed his life.
Sunday, April 14 2013
For all the deeply personal nerve here, for all the isolation and tense swaths of troubling, beautiful sound, this honesty comes not from stepping out from behind a persona, but rather through twisting that persona into something darker, if still carefully constructed.
Thursday, November 29 2012
An experimental blend of genres that is more admirable for its bold vision and diversity than for its quality and approachability.
Thursday, September 29 2011
In mid-September each year, the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival caps off the summer season with musically varied artists and a three-hour Grand Tasting featuring over 150 beers from 50 microbreweries.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
An uninspired cover set by The Flaming Lips followed an impressive set from Primus.