Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros

My latest musical obsession is Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros! I think they are my “new Beirut” meaning I have forced all of my friends to listen to it this week. Is that really Alex Ebert from IMA Robot? The sweet song “Home” dueted by Alex and bandmate/gf Jade Castrinos is what pulled me in at first, but when I heard that the beginning of the video for “Desert Song” shows actual footage of Alex’s father in the desert and holding him as a baby while chanting, serving as the jumpoff to a 12-part film Jodorowsky-feel of a film called Salvo!, I knew this was my shit. Let me know if it’s yours too.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – “Home”

4 comments

1 Mary { 01.11.10 at 8:00 am }

Yes! Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros are amazing. Roooar.

2 Celisse { 01.11.10 at 9:25 am }

I’ve been bumpin’ this shit for months. Even put “Home” on an episode of the hawtline, much to twigby’s chagrin.

He has no taste.

3 Crissy { 01.11.10 at 10:25 am }

Oh yeah…My daughter loves dancing to their album!

4 melissa { 01.11.10 at 10:34 am }

soooo Jodorowsky!! that was awesome! we soooo need to watch the holy mountain together!! this video totally reminded me of el topo!

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