Day two of Doheny Days commenced full-throttle in Dana Point for another round of musical festivities drawing crowds by the thousands. From smaller acts like Milo Greene to the ever-anticipated explosive joy of the Flaming Lips, the sun-soaked rasta-hippie crowd seemed to congregate collectively at ... More >>
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The Urban Nomad, aka Jeremiah Alexis, conducts an exclusive interview with Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at Harmony Festival's Floating Bed. Ebert talked about the birth of the band, where his name came from and collaborating with the Flaming Lips!Harmony Festival--one of the ... More >>
What'd you miss this weekend? It was a long one for us: We headed out to Indio (again!) for the Big 4 Festival with Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer; then we checked out the Railroad Revival Tour, which stopped in San Pedro with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Mumford & Sons. ... More >>
Q: What's better than Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and the Old Crow Medicine Show touring together? A: Touring together in vintage railroad cars, natch.Sounds like a stretch of the imagination, but the three bands are going on the road in April to do just that.
The Show: As someone who's spent a fair amount of time cavorting with hippies--and has a particular disdain for hippy culture--watching a pseudo-hippy band like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros revealed a lot about my staunchly-held beliefs. No matter how tenaciously I want to hate this ... More >>
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