Wayne Coyne


The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Is Launching The Cannabis Brand Love Yer Brain

By the time lockdown happened, The Flaming Lips were already expert social distancers. They had been toying with the practice of performing music in giant plastic bubbles, an idea that became ingenious in a time where people could not gather safely for indoor concerts. The band has seen success with their plastic space bubble tour thus far and now, vocalist Wayne Coyne is breaking into an industry that thrived during the pandemic: recreational cannabis.
Oklahoma City, OKStereogum

Wayne Coyne Announces Line Of Brain-Shaped Weed Gummies, Launching 4/20 With Another Flaming Lips Space-Bubble Show

In the past year, the Flaming Lips have learned that their whole gimmick is perfectly compatible with the pandemic. After months of planning and an October video-shoot trial run, the Flaming Lips started playing live shows in their Oklahoma City hometown this past January. At these shows, the band and the members of the audience have all been in the giant inflatable space bubbles that Coyne has been using for years. To date, the Flaming Lips have already played nine sold-out shows at the Criterion in Oklahoma City. Next month, they’ll play another space-bubble show at the same venue, and they’ll do it for a very special reason.

Flaming Lips Share Video for ‘At The Movies On Quaaludes’; Wayne Coyne Launches Weed Gummies

It’s a busy time for lovable Oklahoma oddballs Flaming Lips, as the lineup shares a cool clip for the American Head album track, “At The Movies On Quaaludes,” and singer Wayne Coyne announces a brand of Love Yer Brain cannabis products that will launch April 20. The line includes THC-infused brain-shaped gummies and will be celebrated with a 4/20 concert where the band performs 2020’s American Head in its entirety.
Oklahoma City, OKbrooklynvegan.com

Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne launches cannabis brand, announces 4/20 space bubble show

The Flaming Lips have found a way to make concerts happen during the pandemic with their space bubble concerts, which place band and audience members inside giant inflatable bubbles. Kevin Morby, who attended a recent one with Waxahatchee, gave the show rave reviews, and if you want to experience it for yourself, you'll have another chance soon. The band announced a space bubble show on April 20 at The Criterion in Oklahoma City, OK. They'll be playing their 2020 album American Head in its entirety, and tickets go on sale Friday 3/26 at 10 AM CT.
MusicPosted by

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Launches Cannabis Brand

In a world where everything seems crazy, it’s good to know some things still make sense. Case in point, Wayne Coyne is launching a cannabis edibles line, and it will debut at The Flaming Lips’ next space bubble concert on 4/20. See, isn’t that comforting?. Under the tagline “cannabis for...

Wayne Coyne Is Still Psychedelic at 60

Wayne Coyne, frontman of the rock band The Flaming Lips, has started off the new year with a bang as he prepares for a plastic bubble concert, a new album, and a birthday. The singer, who turns 60 today, is known for his psychedelic inspired visual art and live productions, with some calling The Flaming Lips shows a spiritual experience or likening their stage antics to Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters. With whimsical sounds, a fascination with psychedelia, and devil-may-care energy, Wayne Coyne and The Flaming Lips have inspired generations of music lovers and psychonauts alike. They’ve even composed music for a documentary on magic mushrooms.
Rock MusicPopMatters

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Worry, Freetime, and His Band's New "Head" Trip

American Head, the latest release from the Flaming Lips, stands as a marker of time. It's wrapped in anxieties about the future, whether that future is distant or close, yet it provides the listener with a distinct sense of comfort. The future arrives, then becomes the past, and the fears and frights that seemed to loom like monoliths of panic become memories that give us some sense of resolve.

Happy Birthday Wayne Coyne: The Flaming Lips Perform For ‘Austin City Limits’ In 2004

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne celebrates his 60th birthday today. Born in Pittsburgh on January 13, 1961, Coyne’s family moved to Oklahoma City that same year. Coyne co-founded The Flaming Lips in 1983 with his brother Mark Coyne, bassist Michael Ivins and others. The band released a self-titled EP in 1984, the only recording featuring Mark Coyne on vocals. Mark would leave the band shortly after the release and Wayne stepped into the frontman role. Multi-instrumentalist Stephen Drozd would join Coyne and Ivins in 1991, rounding out the core three of The Flaming Lips.

Get in the Bubble With The Flaming Lips Frontman Wayne Coyne

You ever listen to a band since high school and then get the opportunity to interview the frontman and worry, "If this person is a jerk, it is going to ruin 30 years of my favorite music?" Me too! But this week, my worries were for naught. Turns out, Wayne...