1. 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…

  2. Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeros Frontman Goes Solo On 'Alexander'

    March 01, 2011 3:02 PM EST It's been a long, strange musical progression for Alexander Ebert. From his first taste of commercial stardom as the frontman of power-pop outfit Ima Robot , to his role as leader of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros , the singer has gone through a number of musical transformations…

  3. 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…

  4. Coachella: 10 Bands To Watch

    April 16, 2010 12:04 PM EDT The time for Coachella 2010 is now. And we're sure all the fans in the world know just why Jay-Z, Muse, Thom Yorke and Gorillaz are playing high-profile big-stage sets. But even if you aren't headed to Indio this weekend to catch the festivities live, there are a ton of other great…

  5. 30 Seconds To Mars Wins Cingular Sound Off Contest

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The group edged out a field that also featured Angels & Airwaves, Blue October, IMA Robot, the Pink Spiders and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus for the right to perform tomorrow (Sept. 7) atop the marquee 30 Seconds To Mars has won the Cingular Sound Off Contest , voted on by the wireless company&…

  6. Six Acts Battling For Spot At Fashion Rocks

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Seconds To Mars, Angels & Airwaves, Blue October, IMA Robot, the Pink Spiders and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will compete in battle of the bands contest sponsored by Cingular Wireless and the Conde 30 Seconds To Mars, Angels & Airwaves, Blue October, IMA Robot, the Pink Spiders and Red…

  7. Eclectic Soundtrack Compiled For 'Grandma's Boy'

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the Twenty Twos are among those who have contributed tracks to the soundtrack to "Grandma's Boy." Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the…

  8. 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…

  9. My Morning Jacket Sets January Tour

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Louisville-based rock act My Morning Jacket will return to the road next month for a 16-date U.S. tour, kicking off Jan. 3 in Nashville. Louisville-based rock act My Morning Jacket will return to the road next month for a 16-date U.S. tour, kicking off Jan. 3 in Nashville. Dates are set…

  10. Billboard Bits: Puddle Of Mudd, Hilary Duff, Incredible Moses Leroy

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Puddle Of Mudd contest, a Hilary Duff DVD and an Incredible Moses Leroy tour. Hard-rock act Puddle Of Mudd, whose sophomore album, "Life on Display," will be released Nov. 25 through Flawless/Geffen Records, is giving fans a chance to join the band on tour for a week.…

  11. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. What to watch, what to watch? Read on McDuff and I'll tell you. Monday night, you've got your football. It's right in the title of ABC's "Monday Night Football," which…

  12. TunesOnTV

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 27 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Clint Black (also scheduled: Hayden Christensen) "VH1 All Access," VH1 Featured Artist: Mandy Moore. …

  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

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  15. Tunes On TV

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 13-19, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 13 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan (also scheduled: Daryl Hannah). "Primetime Monday," ABC Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Buddy Jewell…

  16. 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,…

  17. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper DMX's "Grand Champ" (Def Jam), which is being touted as his final album. Guests include 50 Cent, Cam'ron, Patti Labelle, and Styles. -- A mini-album from soul vocalist Erykah Badu, "Worldwide…

  18. Tunes On TV

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 8 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Peter Frampton (also scheduled: Ellen DeGeneres). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mariah Carey (also scheduled:…