1. Bridges for Music to Host Salon Sessions Fundraiser at Art Basel Miami

    November 30, 2016 11:20 AM EST Music always sounds just a little sweeter when it’s being used to benefit a good cause. Nonprofit organization Bridges for Music is hosting Salon Sessions, an event with 70 curated guests including Skrillex , Richie Hawtin ,  Arthur Baker , Alex Ebert and more at Miami’s Art Basel on Dec. 1…

  2. Belle & Sebastian, Alex Ebert, Flea Added to Sundance Music Lineups

    January 14, 2014 7:17 PM EST Musicians will perform concerts and DJ sets during film festival The music scene at Sundance continues to firm up. Belle & Sebastian will perform a concert after the premiere of group leader Stuart Murdoch’s film “God Help the Girl,” Golden Globe winner Alex Ebert and Kaskade (“All is…

  3. U2, Alex Ebert Win Big at Golden Globes

    January 12, 2014 10:48 PM EST U2 and Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes took home the music awards at the 71st annual Golden Globes Sunday night, while HBO's film on Liberace continued to add trophies to its mantle. PHOTOS: Golden Globes 2014 U2's "Ordinary Love" from "…

  4. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros to Erect Tent Festival in Los Angeles

    August 05, 2013 12:15 PM EDT If there's any way to attract a big turnout for fans of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, it's holding a four-day, carnival-esque festival with promises of a puppetry, acrobats, a beer garden and a farmer's market. And fans of the hippie rockers will get all of this and…

  5. In the Studio With Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros as They Tap Third Album

    April 07, 2013 12:00 PM EDT "We're starting to mature in a weird way, a bit late in the game, but it's a good feeling" It's an unusual sight: A pair of new tap shoes sitting next to a floor tom on a throw rug in Hollywood's Ocean Way studio's largest room. Alex Ebert, founder of…

  6. Edward Sharpe Eyeing March 2013 For 'More Rambunctious' Album

    September 24, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Alex Ebert says Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes have more where "Here" came from. The frontman says the Los Angeles troupe recorded more than three dozen tracks and culled just nine for its sophomore album, which came out in May and debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200. The…

  7. Mumford & Sons Debut New Songs at 'Big Easy Express' Premiere

    March 18, 2012 11:20 AM EDT Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and the Old Crow Medicine show last came to Austin together about 11 months ago, on their barnstorming Big Easy Express train tour. On Saturday they arrived by more conventional means, but for the purpose of celebrating that five-show…

  8. Sting, Robert Downey Jr. Team for 'Prayer Cycle 2' Benefit Album

    January 20, 2011 12:30 PM EST Sting , Korn 's Jonathan Davis, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian, Angelique Kidjo, Yes ' Jon Anderson, actor Robert Downey, Jr., and the late Jim Morrison are all part of "Prayer Cycle 2: Path to Zero," a benefit for the anti-nuclear organization Global Zero. The…

  9. Lollapalooza Saturday: 10 Things Seen & Overheard

    August 08, 2010 12:24 PM EDT You already know about Green Day's epic fireworks shooting, cover-medley-rockin,' two-and-a-half-hour headlining set Saturday night (Aug. 7). But lots of other memorable things happened during on Lollapalooza 2010's second day. Here's 10 things that we saw and heard on the…

  10. Green Day's Explosive Set Tops Lollapalooza Day Two

    August 08, 2010 10:41 AM EDT A combination of explosions, cover songs, toilet paper guns, stage dives, and crowd participation sealed the deal: There's no topping Green Day at Lollapalooza 2010. The punk veterans played a thrilling, two-and-a-half-hour-long set made up of tracks from last year's "21st…

  11. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes A Force On Tour

    May 21, 2010 1:56 PM EDT After commanding the recent attention of a massive crowd at the Coachella festival in Indio, Calif. -- which included power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé -- a band of merry pranksters called Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros is becoming one of the hottest touring acts of summer 2010. And that…

  12. Ima Robot Eyes Duran Duran Gigs, Studio Return

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Despite being offered a chance to tour with Duran Duran through April, Ima Robot will instead play a handful of dates with the reunited new wave act before returning to the studio to record its sophom Despite being offered a chance to tour with Duran Duran through April, Ima Robot will…

  13. IMA ROBOT

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The roots of Ima Robot can be found in a beat box. The roots of Ima Robot can be found in a beat box. "I was into hip-hop a lot and messin' around with beats," singer Alex Ebert tells Billboard.com. "I wanted to record a demo and wanted someone to play guitar on it and I…

  14. Ima Robot

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ever imagine what it might sound like if the Jetsons threw a house party? Apparently, Ima Robot has. Ever imagine what it might sound like if the Jetsons threw a house party? Apparently, Ima Robot has. Its debut album is an imaginative mix of retro and futuristic elements. Facets of new wave,…