Wayne Coyne, chief of the Flaming Lips group (which releases a brand new album titled King's Mouth in April), discusses a must-see Midwestern city, his obsession with orange juice and extra once more.
Our 10 important options of 2018
1. New Music
Not too long ago, whereas searching Peter Max's works on-line, I noticed that he had painted the duvet of World Galaxy by Alice Coltrane. Not figuring out the disc, I downloaded it. Ultimately, it's tremendous cool jazz, bizarre Generally I really feel I've heard the whole lot, however albums like this remind me that there’s nonetheless loads of great music to search out.
2. Should-Have Equipment
On tour this fall, one of many yard caterers had a complicated industrial grade orange juice machine. Nicely, I purchased one for my spouse for Christmas, primarily as a result of it sounded amusing; I didn’t actually know if it labored effectively. However I adore it. Having recent juice within the first hour of the morning offers me a lift, as if I had been on crack or one thing of the kind.
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three. A Favourite Journey Jewel
The Flaming Lips have been taking part in in St. Louis for the reason that 1980s, however solely lately have we realized that it was actually improbable. It's impeccable, for instance, and the museum within the metropolis is nice. Inside, you'll discover these loopy hand-carved caves and a 10-story industrial effectively transformed right into a slide. He doesn’t really feel like Disneyfied; it's an actual journey.
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four. Coaching Session
I’ve an iPod Mini that I purchased 12 or 13 years in the past and I'm nonetheless on tour as a result of it comprises my yoga routine. It's a pleasant 45-minute warm-up session, led by teacher Rodney Yee, who is kind of in style. I remembered the routine, nevertheless it's good to have a information. – As instructed to J.R. Sullivan