Want to join the discussion? log in (or register, if you don't have an account)
Miley Cyrus Duet with the Flaming Lips!!!WTF???
I am thinking about selling my ticket for there future gig...not sure if this the band I wanna see anymore...I think the Lips could do with some serious time out and appreciate what they have had or got before they completely throw it all away....
Feb 25, 2014 - 12:46am
This is where you draw the line? Nevermind the other pop stars they've associated with.
Think of it this way, even Miley knows the Lips are the greatest band ever.
Mar 10, 2014 - 6:07am
Actually, I think that this slew of collaborations (with artists whom some of their fans may think of as un-hip) is totally in line with the philosophy they've had since forever: *drop the cool*. Wayne would always say at concerts-- don't be too cool to dance, to cut loose, to have fun regardless of how others might think you should be looking. In a way, that's totally what they're doing now-- there's nobody (probably literally, nobody) that the Lips would be unwilling to work together with, to make some creativity, have some fun and see what happens.
On the other hand, Wayne won't hesitate to call artists out -- I remember when he called out the Arcade Fire a few years ago for (allegedly) being jerks to their crew & fans.
Just my 2c.
look the sun is rising... oh, shit. Mar 12, 2014 - 3:57am
Plus, are you really that concerned that the Lips will "sell out" their musical integrity? Just listen to their last bunch of releases from the last few years (Heady Fwends, all the 2011-12 stuff, The Terror, Peace Sword, etc). With a couple of songs as exceptions, it's probably the least mainstream, least accessible music they've ever made. I don't think they're in danger of becoming "pop idols" or anything.
look the sun is rising... oh, shit. Mar 12, 2014 - 4:57am
log in to post
don't have an account? make one here
upcoming tour dates
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
Fargo, ND, USA
Sanctuary Events Center
Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Kansas City, MO, USA
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Chicago, IL, USA
Taste Of Chicago
Macclesfield, England, UK
Bluedot 2018, Jodrell Bank
London, England, UK
Kaleidoscope Festival, Alexandra Palace
Cambridge, England, UK
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Galway International Arts Festival, Roisin Dubh
Taos, NM, USA
Waynesville, OH, USA
Bellwether Music Festival
Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Cleveland, OH, USA
The Agora Theatre
Elora, ON, Canada
Montreal, QC, Canada
Portland, ME, USA
Providence, RI, USA
The Strand Ballroom and Theatre
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Stage AE - Indoors