Archive: Hippies

Six questions for... Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart (shirtless) enjoys collaborating with Beck, D.C's Ethiopian restaurants and dagger dancing. (Photo by Neil Krug) I was 10 minutes late calling Devendra Banhart for our interview because, like an idiot, I got on the Blue Line instead of Orange Line on the way to the office. I explained...

By David Malitz | November 25, 2009; 11:09 AM ET | Comments (0)

Flaming Lips: Live Last Night

Wayne Coyne: Surfin' U.S.A. (Photo by Katherine Frey) (Also see: Earth Day Concert's Stage Becomes a Soapbox on the Mall by J. Freedom du Lac; re-live yesterday's events in real time over at Post Rock's Twitter account. Become a follower while you're at it.) The Flaming Lips headlining a concert...

By David Malitz | April 20, 2009; 06:47 AM ET | Comments (1)

Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Talks Earth Day, Mars Day and "Exaggerated Optimism"

On Sunday, Earth Day Network will host Earth Day On The National Mall. The "inventors" of Earth Day have planned a line-up of environmental speakers including elected officials, environmental activists and cause-oriented celebrities (Matthew Modine!). You'll be able to join The Green Generation Campaign in support of renewable energy,...

By David Malitz | April 17, 2009; 04:15 PM ET | Comments (4)

Let There Be Twitters to Fill the Air: The Dead at Verizon Center, Live Updates

I'm off to see the Dead at Verizon Center. Live updates throughout the evening. I'm counting on my dad to know the song titles. #twitter_div h2 { background-color: transparent; color: #C00; font: bold 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-transform: uppercase; margin: 0 0 1px 0; padding: 10px 0 0 0; border-bottom:...

By David Malitz | April 14, 2009; 05:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Do You Realize the Flaming Lips are Playing a Free Show on Sunday??

(Cross posted from Going Out Gurus blog. Thanks to commenter Hemisphere for the quick tip!) For a long time we've known there was going to be a free concert -- Earth Day on the National Mall on Sunday. We just didn't know who was going to play. I assumed it'd...

By David Malitz | April 14, 2009; 11:28 AM ET | Comments (2)

Stanley Mouse Talks Grateful Dead, Zig-Zags, Hot Rods, Hippies and What Journey Took From Jimi

Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley were something like the Grateful Dead of rock-and-roll graphic designers. Just as the Dead's spacey jams anchored the soundtrack for the psychedelic 1960s San Francisco scene, Mouse and Kelley's trippy work as in-house poster artists for the Avalon Ballroom (and, later, as album-cover designers)...

By J. Freedom du Lac | April 10, 2009; 10:09 AM ET | Comments (1)

Animal Collective's Hippie Poetry

From Pitchfork's seismic 9.6 score to Tuesday's TWP rave from Chris Richards, there's been no shortage of love for the superlative sonic stylings of Animal Collective's "Merriweather Post Pavilion." Of course there isn't, as it's a terrific-sounding serving of musical rapture that finds the sweet spot between experimental electronic...

By J. Freedom du Lac | January 15, 2009; 12:51 PM ET | Comments (1)

Headlines We're Likely to See

Thursday, March 5, 2009 Man Arrested on I-64 With 10,000 Tabs of Acid NEW KENT, Va. (AP) -- A man was arrested outside of New Kent, Va., Thursday after state troopers found more than 10,000 tabs of LSD in his car. The man was pulled over for speeding and state...

By David Malitz | October 1, 2008; 11:50 AM ET | Comments (11)

 

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