Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros March 14, 2012 The Observatory I was really excited to hear that Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros were playing locally at The Observatory since I missed them a couple of years back when they played The Grove in Anaheim. They've toured since, but so ... More >>
[Locals Only] Here's a band to keep an eye on in 2012
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 >>
This week, Heard Mentality is giving away a pair of tickets each to K'naan at the House of Blues, Johnny Vato's Tribute to Halloween show and Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros at the Grove.Find out how after the jump.
Despite sporting a hook that's a tad derivative of the Edward Sharpe single "Home", "Crash Years," off The New Pornographer's latest album Together, is bursting with enough sonic surprise to be intriguing. The intro to the song is unremarkable. A jangly start accompanied by some thundering cello ... More >>
Beth Stirnaman/OC WeeklyWatch our slideshow here!The Hype: This isn't the story of a nasty mosquito-borne tropical disease which causes rash and vomiting. Rather, it's the story of how five American males with no aesthetic appeal--but plenty of musical chops--brought a beautiful Ca ... More >>
How the hell did we miss this? Not only did NBC recently launch a fluff-tastic version of "local's only" online news, one of our Local's Only bands were actually on it. On Oct. 27 The Growlers were invited to the newsroom of NBC LA to answer a cavalcade of the world's most generic que ... More >>