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Photos: The Flaming Lips live at Mountain Park

Flaming Lips live at Mountain Park in Holyoke, MA, on July 24, 2010
Flaming Lips live at Mountain Park in Holyoke, MA, on July 24, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 30, 2010
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Video: The 12 acts you should've seen at Bonnaroo 2010

When I told my bosses here at the Phoenix  that I was going to need some time off to attend Bonnaroo for my third year in a row, I expected to hear something along the lines of, "Have fun, don't die, and we'll see you when you get back."
From the xx to Jay-Z
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  June 25, 2010
CLICK TRACKS: In which Wayne Coyne is a blob, Mystikal is offended, and the Killers are dead (for now)

CLICK TRACKS: In which Wayne Coyne is a blob, Mystikal is offended, and the Killers are dead (for now)


Amy Winehouse fined for assaultAmy Winehouse managed to keep her bedraggled self out of the tabloids for an admirable run, but sooner or later water...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  January 25, 2010
Click Tracks: Jersey Shore pulls punches, Wayne Coyne makes babies, and R. Kelly sweats his tell-all

Click Tracks: Jersey Shore pulls punches, Wayne Coyne makes babies, and R. Kelly sweats his tell-all


Only two episodes deep (balls deep!) into their new "reality" show Jersey Shore, MTV is already seeing some major fallout. According to a recent article...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 19, 2009
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Going down

One last fling with The Elevator Drops
One last fling with The Elevator Drops
By MATT PARISH  |  December 18, 2009
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The Flaming Lips | Embryonic

If new albums by Super Furry Animals, 50 Foot Wave, and the Flaming Lips are any indication, 2009 is smack in the middle of a new psychedelic age.
Warner Bros. (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  October 09, 2009


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Hard-wired fuzz

The Inclined's December '08 debut, The First Day of Many, continues to captivate my attention with big hooks, spacey synths, and manipulated guitar riffs and squalls, at times encapsulated in fuzz and exploding with unabashedly catchy gems.
The Inclined are finding a balance
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 26, 2009
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Rude awakening

Coma Coma singer/bassist Eric Sampson brushes off the notion that Rhode Island's music community currently lacks quality acts.
The rousing sounds of Coma Coma
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 24, 2009
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Heavy flow

I was a little dismayed last week when I dropped into Doomstar!'s Central Square rehearsal space
Doomstar! let it all come naturally
By MATT PARISH  |  March 03, 2009
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Christmas On Mars

Stylized after the sci-fi B-movies of yore, the film recycles Atomic Age angst: a group living in a space station on Mars have run out of spare parts, and it seems that everyone’s doomed.  
Begins as an assault and ends as a charming fable
By MEGAN V. BELL  |  October 28, 2008
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Band of Horses

Much has changed for Band of Horses and their mercurial frontguy, singer/guitarist Ben Bridwell, since they quietly released their debut album.
Cease to Begin | Sub Pop
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  October 30, 2007


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Dead End Armory

Don’t you love it when an already solid band just gets better?
Music seen, February 17, at the White Heart
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 21, 2007
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Neo-new-what?

The real album of the year is a disc that probably didn’t cross many people’s paths in 2006, a Rhino comp titled Future Retro that pairs various DJs/electronicists (Richard X, Tiga, the Crystal Method) with classic new-wave tracks by the Cure, Echo &am
A year in national pop
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 28, 2006

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 25


Beck + the Flaming Lips | Orpheum Theatre | October 28, 2002
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006
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The Flaming Lips

Two developments have defined the trajectory of the Flaming Lips since they emerged as Oklahoma garage-rock weirdos with a major-label alternahit in the ’90s. Flaming Lips, “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song”  (video)
At War With The Mystics | Reprise
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 05, 2006
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Phish-ing trips

The inaugural Vegoose festival, which drew some 40,000 fans to Las Vegas this past October, was essentially Bonnaroo West: it was organized by Superfly Productions, the same team who throw the annual festival in Tennessee, and it featured many of the b
The lasting influence of a band who saw no barriers
By JEFF MILLER  |  January 25, 2006