Posts Tagged ‘Wayne Coyne’

Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips’ New Album, Their Super Bowl Commercial, and SpongeBob

As a teenager, I considered Oklahoma City’s alternative-rock weirdos the Flaming Lips to be my go-to “happy” music. Thoughts of frontman Wayne Coyne’s endearingly off, high-pitched voice and the band’s strange experiments with guitar-pop assured me “brighter days are ahead for the home planet.” Whenever I reached for The Soft Bulletin, I remembered it’s not [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs for Your Space Opera

You've got big plans. Maybe too big. You're working on something out of this world, literally. "It's like a rock opera, but it doesn't suck, and it's in outer space," you say to yourself. Sounds crazy, sure, but it just might work. It will be dark, full of melodrama, and, well, it'll happen in outer [...]

Interview: Wayne Coyne Talks Embryonic

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne has been interviewing for months now about his band's upcoming album Embryonic. He's talked to Billboard and the BBC and just about anyone else. It would be hard to not to weary of Coyne's sales calls. The band is no longer just the pride of Oklahoma and stoner college kids. [...]