Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

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    June 5, 2014
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    August 5, 2013

    Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros - Hollywood Bowl - August 4, 2013

    Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros Hollywood Bowl 8/4/13 Upon the release of their third album almost two weeks ago, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros have a lot to prove. For starters, they need to overcome the perception, true or false, that they're a one-hit wonder. "Home," released in 2009, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    5 Best Music Videos from Newport Beach Film Fest's Program Premiering Tonight

    Tonight at 8 at The Triangle, the Newport Beach Film Festival debuts its Music Videos program, which is part of the three-year-old Music Series of features and documentaries that focus on musicians. Confession time: I had my doubts about the video program when I first heard about it. Who wants to se ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Friday, March 29DSTVVBurger Records Self-proclaimed "industrial grungegaze" trio DSTVV have been garnering attention in the indie music blog circuit with only a handful of songs that permeate through your ear canals with their lo-fi vocals, fuzzy guitar and distorted synthesizer. Hailing from San ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 29, 2012

    Love Nail Tree Make Cool Tees

    [Trendzilla] Tyler and Michelle Madsen make their mark with hipster tees and jewelry

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    October 15, 2012

    The Best Five Shows in OC This Week: Big Business, Major Lazer

    Monday, October 15Big BusinessAlex's BarFor those not familiar with the genre Sludge Metal, meet Big Business. Hailing from Seattle and signed to Gold Metal Records, they traffic in crunchy, chugging jams with wonky, drop-tuned strings. Reminiscent of instrumental metal band Pelican, Big Business fe ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Freelance Whales


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    October 10, 2012

    The Devious Means Break Into Commonwealth Lounge Tonight

    It seems every week an incredible shows popping out of the woodwork, and tonight in Fullerton The Devious Means will head to the Commonwealth Lounge (112 East Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton) to play a free concert for a birthday extravaganza.  This OC indie-rock quintet have been accumulating a to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    FIDLAR On What It's Like To Party With The Hives

    See Also: *Nora Kirkpatrick: The Accordion Goddess of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros  *Milo Greene Made Their First Full-Length Film With Zero Movie Making Experience *Wayne Coyne Says 2013 is the Year of the Flaming Lips Since 2009, FIDLAR (an acronym for Fuck It Dog, Life's ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Doheny Days: Day Two - Doheny State Beach - September 9, 2012

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2012

    Nora Kirkpatrick: The Accordion Goddess of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    See Also: *Milo Greene Made Their First Full-Length Film With Zero Movie Making Experience*Wayne Coyne Says 2013 is the Year of the Flaming Lips*Jane's Addiction and the Flaming Lips to Headline Doheny DaysWith the collective passion of so many members spewing an endless fountain of hippie sunshine ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012

    Wayne Coyne Says 2013 Is the Year of the Flaming Lips

    After breaking a Guinness World Record, the Oklahoma psych rockers have much more in store

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    September 6, 2012

    Wayne Coyne Says 2013 Is the Year of the Flaming Lips

    See Also:* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and Skrillex*Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy MoveAs the Flaming Lips pulled into New Orleans for the final show on a marathon, eight-city, 24-hour jaunt acros ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Second Spin in Costa Mesa

    See Also: *Top Five Acts You Can't Miss at Rock the Bells*Top Five Hits: Vinyl Solution in Huntington Beach*Top Five Hits: Pepperland Records in OrangeFor this week, we got in touch with Second Spin, 1781 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8870. This week's top seller might be the first rap albu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Doheny Surf Festival Day 2 - Doheny State Beach - 8/12/12

    As the second day of the first annual Doheny Surf Festival commenced, so did the swell, the music and the island vibes. The smell of sunscreen and coconut oil lingered in the air over the beach and tents stocked with Polynesian jewelry, surf art and board shorts of all materials began to slowly brea ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    The Dirty Heads to Play a Free Show Tomorrow at Doheny State Beach

    Huntington Beach's favorite rasta pasta act The Dirty Heads are giving fans a chance to spice up their lunch break tomorrow with a free show at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, presented by Omega Events and KROQ. The band recently announced a spur-of-the-moment CD release party for their sophomore ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    Jane's Addiction and The Flaming Lips to Headline Doheny Days

    Boy, oh boy, this year's edition of Doheny Days is looking mighty strong. Yesterday, KROQ confirmed the lineup for this year's festival, which will be taking place on Sept. 8-9 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point.Headlined by Jane's Addiction and The Flaming Lips, the lineup for the alt-indie-regga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Observatory, March 14, 2012

    ​ 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 >>

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    March 8, 2012
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    January 5, 2012

    Meet the Devious Means

    [Locals Only] Here's a band to keep an eye on in 2012

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    December 8, 2011

    Matt Iwanusa of Cavemen on In N Out, Cali Weed, and Being Ignored by Blue Oyster Cult

    Jim Wright​When Matt Iwanusa and Jimmy Carbonett first met at The Churchill and Center in New York City, they were only teens. Though the private school was in Manhattan, it was nothing like Gossip Girl. Their sound has been described as equal parts chamber pop, dreamscape, and horror film sco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Ten Best Whistling Songs of Today

    ​Not everyone can play guitar, or spit out rhymes, or even hold a tune--but whistling is the one thing that you can do with a song anywhere. Even if you can't whistle that well, it's never atrocious, and it lets you carry a song anywhere, giving you a sense of ownership over a tune (especially whe ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2011

    Summer Music: What Kind of Fan Am I?

    [SUMMER GUIDE] Can't decide which shows are worth opening your recession-lightened wallet for? We're here to help!

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    June 17, 2011

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros: How the Band Was Born

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Rebecca Black to Guest on MTV's O Awards

    ​First the DigiTour, and now Rebecca Black is going to be at the MTV O Awards. Why does the world keep proving the Onion right again and again?As you all know, "Friday" has racked up more than 122 million views on YouTube. This is apparently enough to merit an appearance on MTV's inaugural O Award ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    What You Missed: Big 4, Railroad Revial Tour, Paw Pawty, Robert Plant

    ​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 >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show to Go On 'Railroad Revival Tour'

    ​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.

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    January 10, 2011

    Father-and-Daughter Duet of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    ​We've all heard Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' "Home" from their 2009 album, Up From Below. But what we hadn't heard until today was this adorable father-and-daughter duo performing their own rendition on YouTube. Jorge Narvaez and daughter Alexa belt out the lyrics, while Jorge gently str ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Fingerprints to Leave Belmont Shore

    [Mental Notes] We predicted KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas lineup, and an interview with our local Justin Bieber

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    November 16, 2010

    Night Two of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas Announced

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPhoenix at the Hollywood Bowl last September​Today KROQ completed the Almost Acoustic Christmas line up announcement by giving us night two's roster. To be held on Saturday, Dec. 11 and Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Gibson Amphitheatre, KROQ announced the headliners for night one ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Grove Last Night

    ​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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    October 19, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays: K'naan, Johnny Vatos Tribute To Halloween and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    ​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.

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    October 18, 2010

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros to Hold 'Open Mic' Night at Their Grove Gig

    ​On Facebook, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros announced that when they play at the Grove in Anaheim on Oct. 26, they're not going to have an opening act. Instead of openers, they're holding an open mic night; they'll choose 10 names (and film the selection process), then announce the win ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    Warpaint on David Bowie Compilation Album for War Child

    ​See how we did that? Alliteration is your friend! LA buzz band Warpaint contributed songs to a new album of David Bowie covers in aid of the charity War Child charity. We Were So Turned On: A Tribute To David Bowie, the album is set for release on Oct. 11. Duran Duran, Chairlift and Edward Sharp ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Social D Performing At Outside Lands

    MySpace / Julia Zave​Look who's performing at  San Francisco's answer to Coachella! Aside from beloved locals Social Distortion, the Outside Lands fest, is going all jammy by hosting the Grateful Dead. For the first time in almost 20 years, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are playing the Golden Gate P ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    The Henry Clay People and Local Natives to Play Austin City Limits

    The Henry Clay People in sepia.​The Henry Clay People and Local Natives have both been tapped to perform at Austin City Limits--otherwise known as yet another music festival better than Coachella--October 8-10. The bands will be playing amongst a line-up with the likes of Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips ... More >>

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    February 25, 2010


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