A glorious and inspirational conversation about love and reality with the mystical leader of The Flaming Lips, Wayne Coyne.
Wayne Coyne (The Flaming Lips) talks to Chris about collecting toys, how The Flaming Lips created their unique sound and persona and they talk about trying new foods and drinks. Wayne also talks about working at Long John Silvers, the importance trying new things in music and their upcoming tour to promote their new album Oczy Mlody!
On the eve of the release of the Flaming Lips’ new record Oxzy Mlody, Wayne Coyne sat down with legendary hip-hop producer Prince Paul at the Sonos store in New York City and got deep on creativity and collaboration. Their talk takes on the Lips’ creative process, De La Soul’s copyright issues, the joy of life, scaring neighborhood kids and how Wayne gets blamed for turning Miley Cyrus into a drug addict. After their conversation, Wayne and Prince Paul answered questions from members of Battles, Bauhaus/Love and Rockets, and Brookzill! Subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop on future Talkhouse Podcasts. — Elia Einhorn, Talkhouse Music Podcast host and producer
'A Day In The Life' by The Beatles is the song that changed it all for Wayne Coyne, the charismatic front man of The Flaming Lips. Coyne grew up in Oklahoma in a period of great social change, which inspired him to make music his life's work. The second youngest of six children, Coyne can thank his family, and one pivotal song, for steering his course in life.