Live Shots: The Flaming Lips – NXNE

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It’s been quite a summer for The Flaming Lips – the band packed over 18,000 of their closest fans into Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square for this year’s NXNE festival before embarking on a Guinness World Record breaking tour. The Oklahoma City natives recently seized the throne from Jay-Z after playing eight shows across the Mississippi Delta, earning the award for “Most Concerts Played in 24 Hours.” 

Live Shots: Portugal. The Man – NXNE

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With six albums on the table and a turbulent year behind them (remember that whole stolen van fiasco?), the Alaskans of Portugal. The Man are leaning into 2012 with the sun on their faces. The quartet brought their T-Rex inspired glam fuzz and #1 fan Wayne Coyne to the Yonge-Dundas Stage for this year’s NXNE festival. 

Portugal. The Man Press Shot: Portugal. The Man