Two days of fun, food, booze and oh yeah – music. The second annual Great Googa Mooga Festival in Brooklyn, New York opened with a bang on Friday when The Flaming Lips and home town favorites the Yeah Yeah Yeahs hit the main stage to headline the opening party at Prospect Park. Photos: Renesha Yusuff
Wayne Coyne stripped down to his birthday suit as the Flaming Lips delivered a typically eccentric, and undoubtedly impressive, cover of David Bowie‘s ‘Heroes‘ during an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in the US yesterday (May 16th).
An eyeball spaceman sacrificing a baby? Prepare for that and more (NSFW) weirdness…
Ahead of its release on April 1st, The Flaming Lips have posted a live version of their new album ‘The Terror‘ in its entirety after it was performed at the recent South By Southwest festival in Texas.
The Flaming Lips, Alt-J and Frightened Rabbit are some of the bands who have agreed to play a part in the Warner Music showcases during next month’s South By Southwest festival.
The Flaming Lips have uploaded a studio cover of Queen‘s enduringly popular 1975 single ‘Bohemian Rhapsody‘ – interlaced with some not-particularly-SFW sun bathing footage – to their YouTube page. Check it out below.
The Flaming Lips have announced the details of their thirteenth studio album.
There’s plenty of new talent out there to get excited about this year. The likes of Palma Violets, Haim, Tom Odell and Savages have already caused a gaggle of eager music publications to pin their colours firmly to the mast, and should at least spark the usual ‘Next Big Thing’/'Hyped Up Bollocks’ debate when they release new albums in 2013. Here, some of Live4ever’s writers reveal what they’re hoping for from some of the more established acts out there, including the latest project from Thom Yorke and the plans of a few Manchester legends.
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