PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis


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  • Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips
  • Jim DeRogatis
  • English
  • 05 February 2019
  • 9780767921404

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    Free download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Jim DeRogatis Jim DeRogatis å 6 Free read characters Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips Is this a book review or just an excuse to rave about my favourite band? Well I think you’re going to have to tell me I did read this book and I did enjoy most of it But for me the history of the band isn’t what’s important What matters is the music And their music seems to get better as they go on I could listen to

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis My love for the Lips sprouted in 2007 when at a coffee shop in southern Texas a friend of mine was he a friend? I don't remember his name hijacked my MacBook and implanted a digital copy of The Soft Bulletin into iTunes Unlike the author of this book music critic Jim Derogatis who seems to have followed the band closely at least since the late 1980s I came to know the band's various albums in the order I could

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    characters Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis Free download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Jim DeRogatis I learned than I really needed to know about my favorite band but they are my favorite band

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis You might be on the right track if people think what you're doing is weirdThese past few weeks I went on a Flaming Lips bender I used to be a huge fan in high school and college but love for them waned after the borderline adult contemporary re

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    Free download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Jim DeRogatis PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis I've only read one other of DeRogatis's books his history of psychedelic rock published first as Kaleidoscope Eyes then revised as Turn On Your Mind I uite enjoyed that and while I didn't agree with all of his opinions he's a solid enough writ

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis the flaming lips have been a source of great debate among most of the people i know who are very into listening to talking about dissecting and ruminating about music for those of you who have been with the band since the early days i first s

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips É Jim DeRogatis Jim deRogatis does adeuate research but he's not much of a writer Still the band is interesting enough to make this an interesting read Its funny that since reading this I have noticed two recent TV commercials that seem to have Wayne Coyne impersonators in them One is the previews for Meryl Steep's new movie Ricki and the Flash He's not r

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    characters Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips Jim DeRogatis å 6 Free read Free download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Jim DeRogatis this is a great rock n roll book and a well reported and researched look at the Flaming Lips anyone from Oklahoma will get extra jollies from the stories about places and people you know and there's lots of Okie culture stuff that DeRogatis gets surprisingly rightThis is a glowing portrayal of the Lips one of the great bands of the last 25 years but it could have used some balance DeRogatis doesn't uite veer into hagiography but it's an au

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Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips

Download º Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips 106 Jim DeRogatis å 6 Free read characters Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips D it follows the Flaming Lips through the thriving indie rock underground of the 1980s and the alternative rock movement of the early '90s during which they found fans in such rock legends as Paul McCartney the Rolling Stones Robert Plant and Devo and respected peers in such acts as the White Stripes Radiohead and Beck It concludes with exclusive coverage of the creation of the group's latest album At War with the Mysti. Jim deRogatis does adeuate research but he s not much of a writer Still the band is interesting enough to make this an interesting read Its funny that since reading this I have noticed two recent TV commercials that seem to have Wayne Coyne impersonators in them One is the previews for Meryl Steep s new movie Ricki and the Flash He s not really a Coyne impersonator He seems to be the guitar player in Streep s band and he has shaggy hair a beard and wears a suit The Coyne other impersonator is for a commercial which I can t remember what the product is I think it is for an organization that wants adults to volunteer time with kids who don t have both parents Anyway there is a Coyne looking guy who sings and has a sidekick who sings with himThe reason I mention these impersonators is because it seems like the Coyne archetype is starting to make its mark on popular culture I m not sure how far this archetype will go but its interesting to me Personally I like only a minority of songs I hear from the Flaming Lips but I really admire the way they try really hard to entertain and to explore the boundaries Plus the fact that they have been doing it for so long is admirable

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Download º Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips 106 Jim DeRogatis å 6 Free read characters Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips An engrossing and intimate portrait of the Oklahoma based psychedelic pop band the Flaming Lips cult heroes to millions of indie rock fans In July 2002 the Flaming Lips released an ambitious album called Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots which merged elements of orchestral pop electronic dance music and old fashioned psychedelic rock with lyrical themes that were simultaneously poignant and philosophical and supremely sil. My love for the Lips sprouted in 2007 when at a coffee shop in southern Texas a friend of mine was he a friend I don t remember his name hijacked my MacBook and implanted a digital copy of The Soft Bulletin into iTunes Unlike the author of this book music critic Jim Derogatis who seems to have followed the band closely at least since the late 1980s I came to know the band s various albums in the order I could find them Yoshimi second the Ego Tripping EP third Satellite Heart fourth etc rather than in their order of release And I did all this the same way I came to know say Elvis Presley or Gladys Knight and the Pips For me the Flaming Lips have always been an established band As a late fan the worst kind in many people s books my job has not been to spread the word but rather to conduct an archeological dig What came beforeAnyway Derogatis s book does exactly what I wanted it to do It brings into crystal clear focus the band s origins and development and certainly transforms the list of credits inside every album s jacket into a three dimensional story of conflicted ambitions and bruised feelings It conveys how it must have felt to love the band before Yoshimi when at every turn it looked like it would either break apart be dumped by its label or have its forthcoming album forever shelved due to one or another legal battle and to revel in the newness of glitter saturated concerts and aural experiments conducted in an Austin parking garage It provides background to songs I had loved and memorized but never really understood and it convinced me to give some of my less favorite tracks another chance Some other reviewers have said they found the book over crammed with information but I disagree I look forward to Volume 2 which the author tentatively and jokingly has promised for sometime around 2025 2 Dalawa understood and it convinced me to give some of my less favorite tracks another chance Some other reviewers have said they found the book over crammed with information but I disagree I look forward to Volume 2 which the author tentatively and jokingly has promised for sometime around 2025

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Download º Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips 106 Jim DeRogatis å 6 Free read characters Staring at Sound The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips Ly The album sold a million copies worldwide introduced the Flaming Lips to a mass audience and made them one of the best known cult bands in rock history Staring at Sound is the tale of the Flaming Lips's fascinating career which in reality began in 1983 and the many colorful personalities in their orbit especially Wayne Coyne their charismatic and visionary founder Based on hundreds of hours of interviews with the ban. the flaming lips have been a source of great debate among most of the people i know who are very into listening to talking about dissecting and ruminating about music for those of you who have been with the band since the early days i first started listening to them in 1992 and they seemed ancient then the evolution of the band is undeniable some still prefer the early lovenoise sound the ronald jones era and despise the later orchestral less darkness incarnation that is all over the world todayi can remember a time when it was impossible to even find a clear picture of what these guys looked like most photos of them were a blurry psychedelic enigma Finding an interview was even less of a likely prospect now wayne coyne is he a household name yetis the tonite show correspondent for sxswthere s a documentary movie about them and a tell all bookthey have been a band i have been fortunate to have grown old with so to speakbut the charm and mystery is long gone and it does change the way i hear the music nowstill i read the bookthere were some interesting moments and jim deragotis is certainly an accomplished music journalistcertainly suited to write a book on them than anyone else but maybe it was just too much information