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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

After the fluke success of their 1994 single “She Don't Use Jelly,” The Flaming Lips emerged as one of the few bands of the alternative-rock era to reinvent themselves for indie-rock audiences, using their major-label budget to create...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Britney Spears, The Flaming Lips and De La Soul

It was only several years ago that Britney Spears was locked in a tailspin of drug abuse and personal problems that threatened to cost her not only her career but also custody of her children. Following a pair of involuntary institutionalizations in early 2008, though, Spears...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 8 p.m.

After the fluke success of their 1994 single “She Don’t Use Jelly,” The Flaming Lips emerged as one of the few bands of the alternative- rock era to reinvent themselves for indie-rock audiences, using their major-label budget to...
05.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like so many other Danger Mouse albums, Dark Night of the Soul arrives with a back story that's nearly as interesting than the music. Danger Mouse�s collaboration with Sparklehorse and director David Lynch was marketed like a blockbuster movie, with mysterious, film-noir-inspired posters playing up Lynch�s involvement in the project and flaunting its roster: The Flaming Lips, James Mercer, Suzanne...
03.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Flaming Lips are the latest headliners to join the Pitchfork Music Festival. They'll be closing the festival on Sunday night, and like the festival's Friday night performers, their set list will be selected by the audience—which means fans won't have to hear very much from the group's last album. Here's betting the show is at least 70% made up of material from The Soft Bulletin and Yoshimi Ba...

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