Flaming Lips Cover Tame Impala’s “Elephant”

The Flaming Lips and Tame Impala started their creative collaboration in 2012 with Heady Fwendswith. They’ve already announced the release of an EP where they’ll cover each other’s songs.  What do you think of The Flaming Lips cover of “Elpehant”?  Watch the video below.

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Forecastle Festival 2013 Lineup


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LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival is excited to announce the initial lineup for its 11th annual three-day music celebration, featuring Grammy Award winners The Black Keys, alongside The String Cheese Incident and the Avett Brothers leading the festival’s rich, eclectic offerings. The event will again take place July 12 – 14, 2013 at Louisville’s scenic, award-winning Waterfront Park.

The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident
The Avett Brothers The Flaming Lips
Alabama Shakes
Jim James
Animal Collective
Old Crow Medicine Show
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, The Forecastle Incident (with special guests), Young the Giant, Big Boi, Matt & Kim, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Purity Ring, The Joy Formidable, Datsik, Dawes, Griz,Kurt Vile & The Violators, Toro y Moi, Bob Mould Band, El-P & Killer Mike, Baauer, Bombino, Moon Taxi, Freakwater, Foxygen, Greensky Bluegrass, Wild Belle, Tift Merritt, TOKiMONSTA, Shovels & Rope, Salva, Night Beds, MNDR, Churchill, Ryan Hemsworth, Rubblebucket, Alasdair Roberts & Friends, Mona, The 23 String Band, Wheeler Brothers, A Lion Named Roar, and The Pass.

Tickets for this year’s festival go on sale this Wednesday, March 6th at Noon EST on Forecastle.com. Purchase tickets in full, or opt for one of our special payment plans, available for both General Admission or VIP tickets.

Highlighted in Rolling Stone as a top event in 2012, and acclaimed by Outside as one of the “Top 15 Outdoor Festivals in the USA,” the Forecastle Festival has evolved into one of the country’s premier festival destinations. The event offers an immersive experience that’s distinctly Louisville- beyond the first-class musical lineup—highlighting the region’s burgeoning culinary and arts scene, Kentucky’s unique bourbon heritage and more. The festival continues to emphasize sustainability practices and conservation initiatives, highlighted through the festival’s non-profit organization, the Forecastle Foundation.

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Indie Underground Hour Playlist for 6-30-12

Indie Underground Hour 6-30-12

The Flaming Lips w/ Tame Impala – Children Of The Moon (And Heady Fwends, WB)
The Young – Livin’ Free (Dub Egg, Matador)
Japandroids – The House That Heaven Built (Celebration Rock, Polyvinyl)
A Place To Bury Strangers – And I’m Up (Worship, Dead Oceans)
Hacienda – Savage (Shakedown, Collective Sounds)
Hot Chip – These Chains (In Our Heads, Domino)
Fiona Apple – Every Single Night (The Idler Wheel…, Epic)
Kelly Hogan – Whenever You’re Out Of My Sight (I Like To Keep Myself In Pain, Anti-)
Beachwood Sparks – Sparks Fly Again (Tarnished Gold, Sub Pop)
Allo Darlin’ – Capricornia (Europe, Slumberland Records)
Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons – I’ve Been Accused (Old Believers, Readymade)
Mindy Smith – Closer (Mindy Smith, Giant Leap Records)

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Hot tub session with Cherub at Hangout Fest

We had several different ideas for a backstage performance with Cherub at Hangout Music Fest.  After debating the logistics of a jet ski performance and finding out that they’ve already done a bathroom session in Mexico, we went with the hot tub idea.  It was the end of the festival and everyone just wanted to do a little relaxing.  After carrying around 30 pounds of gear up and down the beach all weekend, I was all for this idea.  Cherub perform an acoustic performance of “Hold Me” right before The Flaming Lips were about to take the stage to perform Dark Side of the Moon.

 

 

 ”Hey bros, you want to get into the hot tub and play some music?”

Filmed by Brian Waters and Victor Huckabee
Edited by Brian Waters

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Hangout Music Festival Lineup 2012


Red Hot Chili Peppers
 | Dave Matthews Band 

Jack White | String Cheese Incident
| Wilco
M. Ward | The Flaming Lips perform Dark Side of the Moon | Dispatch |Steve Winwood | Chris Cornell
STS9
| Gogol Bordello | Michael Franti & Spearhead | Mac Miller | Coheed & Cambria |Dawes
G. Love and Special Sauce | Randy NewmanDr. Dog | Young The GiantCage the Elephant
Alabama Shakes | YelaWolf | Switchfoot |  Flogging Molly | Julian Marley | Zeds Dead | Mavis Staples

Shpongle | Gary Clark JRRebelutionAllen Stone | Big Freedia | The Devil Makes Three | Skrillex
Paper Diamond | Futurebirds | Hey Rosetta! | Sleeper AgentTHE LUMINEERSARCHNEMESIS  
Tribal Seeds | Paul Oakenfold | Rich AucoinJamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns

Lightning 100 is pretty pumped about Hangout Music Festival this year!  Being one of the fastest growing festivals in 2011, make sure to get your tickets soon.  Tickets go on sale on February 10th at 10am(CST).  We are guessing this one will sell out.  Want to know why it’s going to sell out?  Check out our backstage video coverage from 2010-11!  We also had a photographer down there to cover the festival, check out his photos.

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Moogfest Announces 2011 Lineup

Music Allies and AC Entertainment announce the 2011 Moogfest lineup!  Who else are you hoping will be added to the lineup?

Moogfest 2011, the annual festival of electronic and visionary music, celebrating the innovative spirit of Bob Moog, inventor of the Moog synthesizer.  Taking place Oct. 28 – 30, in beautiful Asheville, NC, Moogfest’s Halloween harvest of musical delights builds on the tremendous success of last year’s reinvention of the Moogfest concept in the city that Bob Moog called home.

This year’s Moogfest lineup highlights a remarkable synergy of classic electronic music pioneers, contemporary groundbreaking artists, and young upstarts who are further pushing musical boundaries.  ‘70s innovators including Tangerine DreamHans-Joachim Roedelius and Suicide will present rare US performances as they join a lineup that includes the Flaming Lips, Passion Pit, STS9, Ghostland Observatory, Crystal Castles,Chromeo, Battles, Umphrey’s McGee, M83, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, Adrian Belew Power Trio, Holy F**k, Matthew Dear, Toro Y Moi, Twin Shadow, Oneohtrix Point Never, The Naked And Famous, Tim Hecker,Brandt Bauer Frick, Cant, Gold Panda, Austra, Little Dragon, Anika, Causing A Tiger, and Ford & Lopatin, with many others still to be announced.

The final Moogfest 2011 lineup will ultimately feature performances by over 60 internationally acclaimed artists in numerous venues throughout downtown, including the Asheville Civic Center Arena, the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, and world-renown Orange Peel Social & Pleasure Club.  The festival will also host workshops, talks, interactive experiences and art exhibitions and installations.

“Last year’s reinvented Moogfest – the first to take place in Asheville – was an amazing experience – and the response from artists and fans alike was extraordinary,” says AC Entertainment founder, Ashley Capps. “We’re very excited and inspired to build upon that success for the 2011 festival.”

Weekend passes for Moogfest 2011 will go on sale on Saturday, June 4 at 12 Noon Eastern exclusively atmoogfest.com.

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The Flaming Lips Presale!

Lightning 100 Presents The Flaming Lips to the Ryman Auditorium on May 18th.  Tickets officially go on sale on Friday at 10am.  Lightning 100 has your hookup for the presale! The secret code is “yoshimi.”  Click here to grab your tickets 1st!

http://www.flaminglips.com/

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