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Emmlyou Harris and Trampled By Turtles are among the acts who will join The Avett Brothers on the lineup for the 2020 The Avett Brothers At The Beach destination event.
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut LP with a special concert and album re-release.
Indie-folk band Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros are the latest addition to the lineup for this summer’s Newport Folk Festival.
Listen to “No Love Like Yours” from the forthcoming LP ‘PersonA.’
Live In No Particular Order: 2009 – 2014 is due in October from Sharpe and the gang.
The musical lineup for this year’s ARISE has been revealed.
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About Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
If you sought comparisons for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros forthcoming self-titled album, you would hear the soulfulness of The Supremes’ ‘Where Did Our Love Go’, the raw exuberant pop of The Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’ and the psychedelic echoes of Jefferson Airplane’s ‘Surrealistic Pillow’. But at its roots, the album shows a band evolved and hopeful for the future.
Some tracks from this new release were originally recorded as the bookend piece to their sophomore album, Here, but in their last year of touring, this collection of songs was reimagined, taking on their own shape. They are upbeat, boisterous and passionate, with gospel chorus harmonies, raw, wailing vocals, and deep-in-the-pocket rhythms. “Better Days” mirrors perfectly the feelings of a country emerging from several years of tough times as the light of hope begins to peak through. It may be their most earnest work yet.
Each release by this incredibly talented family of 10+ seems different and transformed from the last, while still maintaining the principles they arrived with—community, exploration and self-relevance. Frontman Alex Ebert, who produced this new album himself, shared, “these songs mean everything to me. It’s the rawest, most liberated, most rambunctious stuff we’ve done.”
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros new album will be released July 23rd on Community Music.
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros formed in 2007 after singer Alex Ebert met fellow singer Jade Castrinos outside of Little Pedro’s in downtown Los Angeles. In 2009 the 10-member troupe released their debut album, Up From Below, which featured the hit “Home” as well as fan favorites “40 Day Dream” and “Janglin”. The band has spent the past few years touring the world while winning over audiences at festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Leeds, Austin City Limits and more. Their follow up album, Here, was released in May 2012 and featured the tracks “Man On Fire” and “That’s What’s Up.” The album debuted at #1 on the Independent Music Chart and #5 on Billboard Top 200 Chart the week after its release. Relix Magazine hailed it as “an album full of undeniable folk-rock hooks, gospel overtones, infectious lyrics, orchestral swells and a whole lot of love.” Entertainment Weekly declared, “…they’ve got so much heart, they can crush hipster irony with one squeeze of the accordion.” The album was listed at number seven on Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums of 2012″ List.
Soulive was joined by special guests Marcus King, Maurice Brown, Tash Neal and Frédéric Yonnet for the fourth show of their Bowlive VIII residency at Brooklyn Bowl.
Jackie Greene unveiled pro-shot video of his set at Red Rocks on July 4 featuring special guest Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead.
Acclaimed drummer Bill Vitt, best known for his work as part of Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders’ band has died.
The Highwomen – Amanda Shires, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby – confirmed the release of their self-titled debut album and shared the video for the lead single, “Redesigning Women.”
Dave Matthews Band made it through Thursday’s rescheduled concert at Jones Beach without any weather issues, dusted off a ‘Before These Crowded Streets’ classic and jammed with James Casey of the Trey Anastasio Band.