It’s that time of the year, so I’m sharing one of the few Christmas themed tunes that I actually enjoy. Hell, I love this song. Here’s Christmas At The Zoo, a classic Flaming Lips tune from 1995:
So it turns out that all the BFF-ing Flaming Lips leader Wayne Coyne did with Miley Cyrus over the past year was actually in service of art. It’s called Miley Cyrus and her Dead Petz. I just woke up and have nothing more to say about this, other than: it sounds like Miley Cyrus backed … Continue reading Miley Cyrus + The Flaming Lips Actually Made An Album
This album is GOD.
This is my official shout out to all the great albums that didn’t make the cut for the 50 best albums of 2017. Some of these are albums I know I need to spend more time with. Some of them I simply didn’t get to until late in the year. The point is, I keep … Continue reading 50 More Must-Hear Albums of 2017
While writing about the incredible new Beach House album, Depression Cherry, I promised to share my favorite track. Now that the album is out, it’s right here streaming for your pleasure.
So, in 2007 The Flaming Lips released this “secret” Christmas album under the pseudonym Imagene Peise, a play on John Lennon’s famous adage about peace. It’s called Atlas Eets Christmas. At Last It’s Christmas, get it? All punny thoughts aside, this is a delicate, hazy, gorgeous amalgamation of several classic holiday tunes that even your … Continue reading “A Charlie Brown Christmas On Acid”
Just because. The Flaming Lips recorded this song for their 1987 (breakthrough? probably not.) full length Oh My Gawd!!!… The Flaming Lips, and to my ears it is one of the most perfect album intros in the history of history. This fan-made video I find to be inconceivably appropriate. Just look at that trippy, phallic, … Continue reading Everything’s Exploding