The Flaming Lips

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'My coolness has disintegrated': how pop stars cope with fatherhood
Pop’s mothers have told of guilt, loneliness and record-label prejudice – so do men face the same problems? Wayne Coyne, Ghetts, Thurston Moore and others respond

Rachel Aroesti

02, Dec, 2020 @12:30 PM

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Wayne Coyne's fantasy festival: the Beatles on the International Space Station
The Flaming Lips frontman curates a cosmic lineup featuring Miles Davis, Igor Stravinsky, Pink Floyd – and space cakes

Interview by Dave Simpson

13, Aug, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The Flaming Lips: King's Mouth review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
After a long spell of indulging in 24-hour jams and Stone Roses covers, Wayne Coyne’s band marshal their psychedelic powers for lush, honed songs

Alexis Petridis

18, Jul, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Bluedot festival review – Gary Numan makes waves at science-pop mashup
The Flaming Lips and Future Islands share the limelight with fake fungi and a luminarium at the event where revellers can flaunt their geek bona fides

Daniel Dylan Wray

23, Jul, 2018 @12:31 PM

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Festival No 6 review – Charlotte Church throws curveballs and the Flaming Lips ride unicorns
The Portmeirion festival headliners were as eccentric as the location, with operatic pop covers from Church and a typically psychedelic turn from Wayne Coyne

Alexandra Pollard

11, Sep, 2017 @1:25 PM

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The Flaming Lips and Green Man: this week’s best UK pop and rock gigs
Catch Wayne Coyne Zorbing overhead in Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow or Nottingham, then get yourself to the Brecon Beacons for the eco-friendly festival

Harriet Gibsone

11, Aug, 2017 @10:00 AM

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The Flaming Lips review – potent hit of feelgood psychedelia
The psychpop veterans throw rock’s greatest acid punch party, complete with confetti canyons, balloons and overgrown aliens

Mark Beaumont

22, Jan, 2017 @1:10 PM

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The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody review – ponderous synth psychedelia
(Bella Union)

Phil Mongredien

15, Jan, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody review – some of their prettiest music in years

Dave Simpson

12, Jan, 2017 @9:00 PM

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Wilderness – the festival that mixes music and Momentum
The genteel Oxfordshire festival threw together the Flaming Lips, Robert Plant, pianist James Rhodes, cricket without clothes and insightful political debates

Hannah Jane Parkinson

08, Aug, 2016 @1:11 PM

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Empty Bottle: the 'hole-in-the-wall' that shook up Chicago's indie music scene
Venue’s eagerness to experiment drew bands from the Flaming Lips to Tortoise – and built a reputation for putting on an eclectic mix of memorable shows

Melissa Locker

02, Jun, 2016 @6:42 PM

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The Music of David Bowie review – tears shed as stars pay tribute to starman
From The Flaming Lips to Cat Power to Pixies to Debbie Harry, the lineup at the heartfelt tribute night was as wide-ranging and celebrated as Bowie’s career

Jim Farber

01, Apr, 2016 @6:35 AM

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