Tag Archives: The Flaming Lips

Tuesday Music News

The Flaming Lips pulled off a hilarious April Fool’s joke when they released Flaming Side of the Moon as “a companion piece to Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side of the Moon.” Now the album does really exist, but it turns out that it was all part of a big stunt by the band and Funny orRead more...

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Monday Music News

I never thought the day would come that Miley Cyrus would make the KEXP Blog, but I also never thought she’d perform with The Flaming Lips, like she did this past weekend at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Apparently, Cyrus told the crowd, “I hope I can inspire you guys as much as TheRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks may not drop their new album, Wig Out at Jagbags, until January 7, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it a little early. Today, you can stream the entire album on Amazon. Be sure to check it out, and to furthur persuade you (not that I need to) watchRead more...

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Friday Music News

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne recently partook in a “record store tour” where he sold some special tidbits from the band’s earlier days. One of the amazing offerings was a Lips recording from 1983 called 2nd Cassette Demo, and you can listen to both sides of the tape below. It’s an awesome glimpse backRead more...

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Monday Music News

With just a week left in the year, Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp have shared yet another new single with us, titled “Twenty Thirteen,” featuring vocals by Jamie McDermott from the Irrepressibles. Röyksopp are currently in the studios with longtime collaborator Robyn, and they’ll all be heading out on tour again in 2014. [Stereogum]

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Album Review: The Flaming Lips - Peace Sword

There’s no sleep for The Flaming Lips this year. After releasing the uncharacteristically dark (but well received) concept album The Terror in the first half of the year and playing a string of supporting dates (including a headliner spot at this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party), the Lips went back to the studio in OklahomaRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr, has shared an outstanding tribute to late rock star Lou Reed, of The Velvet Underground, who passed away on Sunday. Twin Shadow used this week’s offering of his “Under the CVRS” series to pay his respects to Reed’s outstanding career with a cover of his song “Perfect Day.” It’sRead more...

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Thursday Music News

New York duo Cults are back with a new album Static, out October 15 on Columbia. Get a sneak peek with the video for “High Road” below: [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

The Flaming Lips have plans to release a new EP based on the themes from the novel Ender’s Game. Originally, the group had signed on to write a song for the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s well-known book, but decided to extend the scope of the project to an album. The name of theRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Songs Released Since the Year 2000

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Today, we are kicking off our 2013 Fall Donor Drive and asking all of you to help keep KEXP listener powered. ThanksRead more...

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