Tag Archives: Flaming Lips

In The Graveyard With Wayne And The Lips

Los Angeles is an industry town, and the primary industry is celebrity. A such, it is fitting that L.A. cemeteries are as famous as their most prominent inhabitants.¬†Cemeteries like Forest Lawn and Westwood Memorial Park discourage blatant tourism, but Hollywood Forever is not shy about its famous residents,¬†which include Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield, Rudolph […]

Oh My Gawd, It’s Full Of Bits

The Flaming Lips released their latest album, Embryotic, this week. And they did something kind of cool. The standard release is a double CD album. The deluxe edition adds a DVD which contains the full album as 16 bit 48 kHz and 24 bit 96 kHz PCM audio. The DVD is not region coded, and […]

Oh Em Gee – Dee Ess Ten

I got the Korg DS-10 Synthesizer today. In case you haven’t seen the demos, the DS-10 is a software synthesizer for the Nintendo DS, based (loosely) on the Korg MS-20. Ignoring the cost of the DS itself, it’s a $40 analogue modeling synthesizer. Which is pretty amazing, given that quality software synthesizers can cost hundreds […]

The Flaming Lips’ New Guitar Hero Axe

NBC got the Flaming Lips (among others) to do their interpretation of the NBC chimes. There’s a video that shows Wayne’s double-neck guitar hack – he’s replaced one of the necks with a Guitar Hero controller. He even says, “there are a lot of kids who think this is how you play guitar now.” I […]