PHOTOS / FULL SET VIDEO: The Flaming Lips @ Hangout Fest 2012

“While generally sticking to a trusted (albeit very loose) formula of hamster balls, dancing robots/teletubbies/naked chicks/santas/you name it, lasers, confetti and extremely powerful visuals, the effusive master of ceremonies and always-effervescent Wayne Coyne seems most at home playing to a massive crowd on a major festival stage, possessing a knack for making patrons feel like they are an active, vital component in the participatory mayhem The Flaming Lips tirelessly seek to create.”