How did Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road event fare in Salida? (photos, review)
For music festivals, location can be everything. And in Colorado, location for any new music festival can be the toughest part of the equation. While introducing Gentlemen of the Road Stopover (a one-off event curated by Mumford & Sons that officials anticipated to bring 25,000 fans) headliner the Flaming Lips on Friday in Salida, Gov.
Watch: Flaming Lips’ “Superfreak” video with Miley Cyrus and Moby (NSFW)
WARNING: The video below contains some NSFW images Not even a hospital bed and a severe allergic reaction can keep Miley Cyrus away from the Flaming Lips.
Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne fires back at drummer Kliph Scurlock: “pathological liar”
In response to ex-Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock's claims of being fired for defending Native American's against a perceived racial injustice, frontman Wayne Coyne has reached out to Rolling Stone, calling his time-keeper of 12 years a "compulsive pathological liar." Read More»
Is Miley Cyrus challenging our ideas of pop culture?
A few weeks after the MTV Video Music Awards — where Miley Cyrus offended and twerked her way into the next six months of pop-culture conversation — the superstar singer took the writer of her Rolling Stone cover story skydiving.
Watch: The Flaming Lips join Miley Cyrus onstage to perform “Yoshimi”
At this weekend's Bangerz tour stop in L.A., Miley Cyrus brought an unexpected guest onstage to help perform one of her favorite songs. Read More»
Watch: Flaming Lips cover the Beatles’ “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”
Psychedelic rockers the Flaming Lips have found a new home in the sky with a cover of the Beatles' inspiration for many an acid trip: "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds." And if you're lucky enough to have gotten tickets to their New Year's Eve show at Aspen's Belly Up, you'll find a whole slew of other Beatles classics in their "John Lennon Set," the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne told Reverb.
String Cheese Incident New Year’s Eve 2013 run at 1stBank Center, day two (photos, review)
Continuing with its walk through a 20-year musical history, String Cheese Incident played one of its best sets of 2013 while trotting out a variety of guest artists who have sat in with them over the years.
Belly Up Aspen: What brings Flaming Lips, the National and more to the little mountain venue?
Right after the Flaming Lips played in Tasmania, Australia, on New Year’s Eve 2012, singer Wayne Coyne got a text from Michael Goldberg, the owner of Belly Up Aspen.
New Year’s Eve 2013 Denver: Five concert options to start planning early
Thanksgiving is in our rear-view. We have a few days left of Hanukkah. Christmas decorations rule the malls, dispensaries and public buildings alike. The holidays are already pretty full-on.
Flaming Lips to play 1stBank Center, two nights at Belly Up over New Year’s Eve
Perhaps it’s fair to say that the Flaming Lips has played more traditional and non-traditional venues in Colorado than any other major label band. And now comes the scoop that the freak-rock band from Oklahoma City is coming back to Colorado for a somewhat unexpected, three-night stint over New Year’s Eve.
Moby and Wayne Coyne seek nude extras for upcoming music video
Moby and the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne are holding open auditions for a music video today in L.A. But rather than your typical run-of-the-mill music video actor, ("attractive, can you shake your hips and lip sync great you're in") the pair are in need of a few extra eccentrics.
Discussing SXSW 2013: Where is Justin Timberlake playing on Saturday and more
After a long, long week of music at SXSW 2013, Reverb Managing Editor Matt Miller and Digital First Media Entertainment Editor John Hendrickson took a moment to chat about some of the festival's biggest news.
Flaming Lips to sell love-themed album in life-size chocolate heart
In a deft marketing move just in time for Valentine's Day, the Flaming Lips are releasing an album of love-themed songs in chocolate. As in, actually encased in a life-size, anatomically correct chocolate heart.
Feature: Spending the holidays with Yoko Ono and the Flaming Lips
Yoko Ono has been a hero in my life since my early teenage years. She is a woman on the vanguard in so many ways -- her avant-garde music has always been years ahead of its time, her conceptual art is full of quirky humor and simple beauty, and she has worked tirelessly for peace all around the world.
Live review: Telluride Blues and Brews featuring the Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Big Head Todd & the Monsters and more @ Telluride Town Park
By Nathan Rist What do you get when you mix some blues with some beer and a dash of inclement weather and shake it all together in a box canyon in southwestern Colorado?
Live review: The Flaming Lips @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
The Flaming Lips know how to throw a party. So much so that the first 10 minutes of their set at Red Rocks on Wednesday night was a guide on how to proceed once the band started playing.
Feature: The Flaming Lips, in my life (a visual and written retrospective)
The Flaming Lips play a sold-out show Red Rocks Amphitheatre this Wednesday, Aug. 3. In advance of the concert, we asked two Lips junkies (and Reverb contributors) to share their memories of the band.
The Reverb Interview: Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips is the most original rock band making music for the masses today. It may sound like hyperbole — or a stretch, at the very least — but it’s not.
News: We have the exclusive on the Snow Ball schedule
Are you jazzed yet for the Snow Ball, what with its headlining sets from Bassnectar, Pretty Lights and the Flaming Lips? The party’s going to be in Avon on March 4-6, and Reverb has the music festival’s schedule right now – before anywhere else in the world.
10 Most Gut-Wrenching Songs of the Aughts: Weigh in
This is just one man’s random, subjective and sadly experienced countdown of the 10 most gut-wrenching songs of the Aughts. Join the conversation by adding your suggestions as comments below, and together we’ll come up with a veritable compendium of heartache, loss and regret ...
Year-End List: The Reverb Best of 2009
Reverb contributors at our holiday party earlier this month. From left-right, front row: Joshua Elioseff, Jackie Lomibao, Denise Chambers, Jeremy Simon. Middle: Eryc Eyl, Tina Hagerling, Jennifer Cohen.
News: Flaming Lips rolling back to Red Rocks
Wayne Coyne bowled them away at Monolith 2007. Photos by John Moore, The Denver Post. Wayne Coyne, who literally rolled over the Red Rocks crowd encased in a bubble at the 2007 Monolith Festival, is returning with the Flaming Lips on Aug.