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.
Mumford & Sons to headline two-day music festival in Salida
Mumford & Sons will headline a two-day, one-time music festival in Salida, Colo., the band announced Monday morning. The festival is part of the band's series of moving music festivals called Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers, which will also be held in four other locations this year.
The Flaming Lips at the Ogden Theatre (review)
“C’mon you guys… this is the last great New Years Eve Party of 2014!’” promised Wayne Coyne as the Flaming Lips opened the night at the packed Ogden Theatre on Sunday.
Best Denver-area shows this week: The Flaming Lips, G-Eazy and more
If you are able to recover quickly from New Year's Eve you should catch the Flaming Lips, G-Eazy and more. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb.
Riot Fest Denver 2014: Photos and review of day one with Weezer, Slayer and more
If you've ever wanted to take a trek in a time machine back to the '90s and earlier, look no further than Sports Authority Field this weekend.
Riot Fest 2014: Watch five videos with Weezer, Flaming Lips and more
Wayne Coyne walking across the screaming Riot Fest crowd. Weezer dropping the iconic blue square behind them on stage as they kick off "My Name is Jonas" followed by the entirety of "The Blue Album." For a festival heavy on the nostalgia, Riot Fest didn't disappoint in adding new memories to the cherished ones.
Billboard Music Awards 2014: Watch five highlights with Michael Jackson hologram, Miley Cyrus and more
Did you expect any surprises at the Billboard Music Awards 2014? Of course not. The night saw Justin Timberlake take home seven awards and Imagine Dragons win five.
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 »
Riot Fest announces Toronto lineup: The National, Death Cab for Cutie, Flaming Lips
Riot Fest has announced the lineup for the first stop of the traveling music festival in Toronto. The National, Death Cab for Cutie, the Flaming Lips and more will kick off Riot Fest 2014 on Sept.
The Flaming Lips’ drummer fired under strange circumstances
The Flaming Lips drummer of 12 years, Kliph Scurlock, was allegedly fired in mid-March over a racially charged controversy. Multiple sources report that Scurlock was fired after criticizing a friend of Wayne Coyne's for what he believed was racist behavior.
April Fools’ Day: The Flaming Lips go through ridiculous lengths for a joke
No band likes random non-religious holidays more than the Flaming Lips. They'll give you an album in a heart on Valentine's Day, an album in a skull on Halloween and they'll go through ridiculous lengths to trick you on April Fools' Day.
Listen: The Flaming Lips cover Sparklehorse’s “Sad & Beautiful World”
The mental health awareness organization, Box of Stars, is running a campaign to raise money for a tribute album to Mark Linkous, leader of the indie-heavyweight band Sparklehorse, who shot himself in the heart in 2010.
Vitamins on life during hiatus and the new EP “Motions”
Vitamins has a number of excellent reasons for not playing live over the past couple years — most of them having to do with its members moving around the country or touring nationally with a little band called the Flaming Lips.
The Flaming Lips’ “Do You Realize” is no longer the Official Rock Song of Oklahoma
By Erik Myers If there was any doubting the state’s taste before, Oklahoma’s new governor sent a clear message Friday morning when choosing not to renew “Do You Realize” by The Flaming Lips as the Official State Rock Song: Oklahoma doesn’t have time for psychedelic rock and even less so for transcendence.
Watch the Flaming Lips bring “The Terror” to Letterman
There are some artists that will do interviews and do the obligatory national late television spot when promoting a new album. The Flaming Lips aren't SOME ARTISTS.
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.
Stephen Colbert announces “StePhest Colbchella ‘012” on USS Intrepid
Nation, it appears we are facing a surging tidal wave of support for music festivals at sea. First it was Coachella, announcing a cruise with the likes of Pulp, Hot Chip and Yeasayer.
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.
Best of 2011: The year’s best concerts
All week long we're looking back at the year in music. Here's a list of some of the year's best concerts -- from the people who reviewed and photographed them up close.
Talk Talk: Snow Ball returns, Brooklyn takes notice of Reverb Party @ CMJ, a new Air Dubai track, more music news
Get your skis ready, Snow Ball music festival is back The inaugural Snow Ball music festival hit the slopes in grand style with the likes of the Flaming Lips and Pretty Lights earlier this year (Reverb captured the weekend here) and 2012 is looking like it's going to be BIG.
These go to 11: The 11 best concerts of summer ’11
Between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend of this year, I saw approximately 200 bands across 40 venues, 6 festivals, 10 cities and 2 time zones.
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.
Talk Talk: UMS sesh + mix tape, “American Idol” try-outs hit Denver, the Fray finishes its third record and more local music news
We've been all up in your grill about how the UMS is going to be really awesome and way more than music this year (both are true).