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Psychiatric Explorations of the Ever Enlarging Brain, an unofficial knowledge base of all things related to The Flaming Lips. The Brain was created by a group of fans to provide a resource to collect and distribute knowledge to and from the Flaming Lips fan community. If you have any missing information, corrections, or suggestions please contact us here. The Brain thirsts for more of your show reviews, photos, videos, live recordings, and Lips memorabilia. Please send your contributions here, they will be reviewed and fed to the Brain as soon as possible.
The Summer tour to support The Terror is underway. Check out the most recent show pages for setlists and embedded video.
The Lips performed a special 30th anniversary retrospective set on BBC radio on May 23. Head over to the show page for a full quality FLAC download, embedded video, and the setlist.
The new Flaming Lips studio album, The Terror, was released on April 1 in the UK and April 16 in the US. The album was debuted live in its entirety on March 15 at South By Southwest.
The Lips performed most of Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots at South by Southwest on March 14. Check out complete show video here.
Pardon our dust! We're migrating servers for our live downloads, so some downloads may be unavailable temporarily.
The Brain has been making its Lips video archives available for online streaming in a collaborative project with Slow Nerve Action. The following complete shows from this project are newly available for streaming on the pages linked, and the shows noted have newly added video downloads available:
Charlotte, North Carolina 1987
New Brunswick, New Jersey 1988
Charlotte, North Carolina 1989
Norman, Oklahoma 1990 (The Annex; DVD available)
Hollywood, California 1992 - both April 11 and April 12 (compilation DVD available)
New York, New York 1992 (compilation DVD available)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1994 (DVD available)
Norman, Oklahoma 1994 (DVD available)
Vancouver, British Columbia 2000
Manchester, Tennessee (Bonnaroo) 2003 (DVD available)
Lynchburg, Tennessee 2004
Manchester, Tennessee (Bonnaroo) 2007 (DVD available)
Seattle, Washington 2007 (DVD available)
Scottsdale, Arizona (McDowell Mountain Festival) 2009 (DVD available)
Parkersburg, West Virginia House Party 2011
Porto, Portugal (Optimus Primavera Sound) 2012
Toronto, Ontario (NXNE) 2012
24-Hour World Record Tour (compilation mp3s and 720p MP4 file available)
Tornville, Ohio (All Good Festival) 2012 (MP4 file available)
A complete Youtube playlist of all the shows is located here.
More audio and video downloads are being posted to our Live Downloads section. Due to their size, many of the DVDs will be hosted temporarily as part of a rotating selection of video downloads. Please note that our downloads, particularly video, are huge files to host and make us hit our Direct Download bandwidth limitations extremely fast, so you may be redirected to the 4shared.com download page for the file and required to log in with a free 4shared account (you can also log in with Google, twitter, or Facebook) to download until our bandwidth resets on the 1st of each month.
2013 Flaming Lips tour dates are coming in. Check out the Upcoming Shows section for accurate, complete, and up-to-date information on shows and ticket sales.
The Brain is still under heavy development. Check out the most complete areas for Live Shows, Downloads, Info By Song, Discography, Memorabilia/Posters, Photos, Articles, and Music Videos.