The Flaming Lips
Celebrities went all out this year, what with their resources and their Instagram accounts. Here are some of our favorite costumes from the year, from vampires to of course Miley Cyrus and Ellen Degeneres as Nicki Minaj.
Dan Weiss goes long on Arcade Fire’s fourth album ‘Reflektor’ — a dense album that dares to push the band forward. The Flaming Lips are evermore The Flaming Lips, and a pair of Christmas albums to take or leave.
Some of these albums simply deserve more of the spotlight, while others — like Flaming Lips and How To Destroy Angels — managed to out-hype themselves with the attention their frontmen received for other endeavors.
This week, May 13-19, rap legends will meet when De La Soul perform alongside the Roots; Kanye West will make known his new, possibly screamy material; and Kurt Vile will bring stoner rock to the masses.
From Fall Out Boy’s big comeback album to the YYY’s deepest-grooving LP, plus the Flaming Lips get post-apocalyptic, Charli XCX ods to old-school Madonna and Ghostface Killah gets his collabo on.
Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne revealed his band is working on a new album with pop “badass” Ke$ha aptly titled ‘Lip$ha.’