Tagged: Wayne Coyne

Watch Macy Gray Cover Radiohead's "Creep"

There is always a faint feeling of apprehension at the thought of Radiohead covers — lets face it, not many people can deliver a performance quite like Thom Yorke. But Macy Gray‘s cover of “Creep” at the Los Angeles premiere of the music documentary The Heart is a Drum Machine, wasn’t all that bad. read more »

POSTED April 27, 2009 5:50PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Singles Collection – Outer Spacist, Sneakers, Silk Flowers

In this week’s Singles Collection, we visit some of the outer reaches of the sonic spectrum, with a voyage to some of the odder corners. This week’s trio of bands, two of which were reared deep in the ruddy Midwest, while the third is a gaggle of NYC miscreants, all currently plumb the depths of strange aural cocktails and willful obfuscation in their quest for, well, whatever the hell it is they’re looking for. read more »

POSTED March 11, 2009 6:20PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Wayne Coyne Vs. Win Butler; The Battle Of Overrated Indie Rockers Rages On

Sigh. This is what it’s come to? It’s one thing for Rolling Stone to drop a quote in an interview with Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips dissing Win Butler and The Arcade Fire for being pompous (doesn’t seem that hard to believe, does it?). But for them to run a headline in their “Smoking Section” that blasts, “Exclusive: Wayne Coyne Tears Apart Arcade Fire!” is quite another. Now the music-world is abuzz with the two iconic front men exchanging verbal blows through the media. read more »

POSTED March 5, 2009 4:41PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , ,

FADER TV: Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips in 2009

Over the holidays I made my yearly pilgrimage back to Oklahoma to visit my family. This year, in addition to combing the local antique malls for ceramic cats and eating at Chili’s like it’s my … read more »