Tagged: Black Lips


The Tripwire: On Shark?, Black Lips and Good Music Hidden Behind Novelty

The new Mark Ronson-produced Black Lips album, Arabia Mountain, came out last week. I’m comfortable saying it’s quite good. It’s less conflicted and contradictory than usual, or at least conflicted in a different sense than … read more »

POSTED June 15, 2011 6:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Maud’s Bigger in Texas: Listmania Edition

My Week in Austin is over, I’m back in Los Angeles. There were things that didn’t make it into my posts, however, and since I want you to feel like you, too, were there in … read more »

POSTED March 22, 2011 3:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Tent Posts: Austin City Limits, Day 2

Day 2. Instead of running stage to stage today, we decided to take a calmer approach. We began by hanging out in the grass, prepping our ears for the Black Lips, Local Natives, Dan Black, … read more »

POSTED October 10, 2010 4:26PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Hear New Black Lips Track "Before You Judge Me"

This is definitely one of the more mellow romps these dudes have made. The message seems to be a “Ye without sin…” sort of credo, which is great because we are always mixing up Black … read more »


[Sponsored Content] Band of Ballers Artist Profile: Black Lips

Self-proclaimed “flower punk” band Black Lips formed in nearby Dunwoody after splitting from their respective bands. Since then, they’ve become notorious for their on-stage antics: making out with each other and/or urinating on each other. … read more »


Stream: Converse Band Of Ballers Mixtape, Featuring Of Montreal + Black Lips

Converse‘s Band Of Ballers, their annual three-on-three basketball tournament that combines the brand’s affinity for music and basketball, has already come and gone this year in Atlanta. Converse is now releasing a mixtape commemorating the … read more »

POSTED June 1, 2010 4:28PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

[Sponsored Content] Converse Band of Ballers

Converse brought together seven teams―made up of musicians the likes of Jermaine Dupri, Jim Jones, Black Lips and Of Montreal―competing in a round robin basketball tournament in a gym small enough to allow fans a … read more »

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Band of Ballers Takes Over Atlanta

This past weekend we flew down to Atlanta to witness what was billed as a good-natured roundball tournament between friends and hip-hop rivals alike. Jim Jones was there representing Harlem, God Shammgod at his side. … read more »

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Band Of Ballers: Black Lips Get Earnest and Berate Rappers All At Once

Converse’s annual Band Of Ballers three-on-three basketball tournament takes place on May 1. While the event is largely a showcase for rapper-coached basketball teams (Jim Jones, Jay Electronica, OJ Da Juiceman and Pill will all … read more »

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Black Lips and King Khan are The Almighty Defenders

Two Vice bands join together and sign to… Vice! read more »

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