Discussion: The Year in Music, 2013
What defined music in 2013? All Songs Considered kicks off NPR Music's year-end coverage by humbly submitting the following themes for your consideration: The long-awaited return of legends.
Midday Slaughter (Rotation) - 12/4/2013
Pyrex Nights The Antlers - Sylvia Mike Donovan - Do Do Ya?Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes The Flaming Lips - Race for the Prize Cut Copy - Free Your Mind Claude VonStroke - The Bridge Courtney Barnett - Don't Apply Compression Gently Of Montreal - Obsidian Currents Gorillaz - Bobby & Phoenix Hunx and His Punx - You Think You're Tough Keep ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Flaming Lips: Peace Sword EP
The Flaming Lips, in all their trippy, confetti-laden glory, are the perfect band to score a sci-fi film.
A Bad Trip at the Psychedelic Center of the Plains
The last time I checked in on the Womb - the art space opened by Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne with collaborators Rick Sinnett and Jake Harms - they were about to reopen .
Roky Erickson and The Black Angels to Play Mercy Lounge Feb. 21
Fans of all kinds of psychedelic rock 'n' roll in Music City have had a pretty solid year.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Heartburst soars into electro-pop on 'Superman': listen
Heartburst is the solo project of Nate Merchant, a 20-year-old Portland musician and producer.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Five picks for ringing in a musical New Year's Eve
Wayne Coyne, of Oklahoma freak-rock act the Flaming Lips, will perform at Aspen's Belly Up on Dec. 30-31.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Lansing State Journal
You can't beat Black Friday shopping at local record shops
Today, of course, is Black Friday. One of my favorite Black Friday traditions is going to local record stores and snagging some of Record Store Day's special Black Friday releases.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Record Store Day's Back to Black Friday: Lots of vinyl goodness, and a few personal picks
Black Friday isn't all about meaningless consumer noise: Thanks to the fine folks behind Record Store Day, there's actually some meaningful noise in the mix as well.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
String Cheese Incident head home to Colorado for New Year's shows
Colorado jam band String Cheese Incident will ring the New Year in their home state while simultaneously kicking off their 20th anniversary celebration.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Tame Impala - "Be Above It (Erol Alkan Rework)"
Since its release last October, Tame Impala's Lonerism has been covered, remixed, and redone by artists like the Flaming Lips and the Field.
Flaming Lips Headed to 3rd Annual Gasparilla Music Festival
Oklahoma's fearless freaks and three-time Grammy winners The Flaming Lips have joined the lineup for the 2014 Gasparilla Music Festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, 2014 in downtown Tampa.
Album quality; EP length
I've mentioned this before I'm sure, but I'm really digging what feels like a return to the EP and to something just beyond that in some cases.
Something Else! Reviews
The Flaming Lips - Peace Sword
Having only recently released their album The Terror, the Flaming Lips are already back with Peace Sword.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
String Cheese Incident Adds New Year's Run Guests
Colorado's String Cheese Incident will not only ring in 2014 with a three-show New Year's run this December at Broomfield, CO's 1stBank Center, but will also celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Flaming Lips cover Stones Roses album
The Flaming Lips will release a full cover version of the Stone Roses debut album for this year's Black Friday edition of Record Store Day.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Creative Loafing Tampa
Flaming Lips headline the third annual Gasparilla Music Fest; Q&A with Wayne Coyne included.
Last night, at the kick-off for GMFridays - a new free monthly concert series leading up to the Gasparilla Music Festival and featuring a range of fine-grade talent - organizers announced just which acts would be playing the third annual GMF, held Saturday and Sunday, March 8-9, 2014, at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park .
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Flaming Lips' Stone Roses Cover Album on the Way
The Flaming Lips turned 30 this year and they've been celebrating in various ways their 13th studio album The Terror came out this past April, they've played a host of career-spanning sets, danced on Letterman with Yoko Ono , and recorded a track for Ender's Game , which led to a new EP called Peace Sword .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Wayne Coyne Kicked Off Instagram Again
Well, that was fast. In September, Instagram removed the account that belonged to Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, since Coyne kept violating the site's rules by posting images of naked people and such.