Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros frontman, Alexander Ebert, is releasing his debut album Tuesday, March 1 but you can stream it now here. He’ll be one to watch, I’m sure, at SXSW this year.
Artist: Alexander Ebert
Release Date: March 1, 2011
Featured Track: “Truth”
You know that band Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros? Yeah, you might have heard of them. Well, Alexander Ebert – the lead singer for that band – is about to release his debut solo album featuring ten lovely tunes he wrote and composed entirely himself. Such a crafty and talented fella. And from what I’ve heard I quite prefer his solo work. He sorta has that Andrew Bird quality that is hard to resist. But Edward Sharpe fans, do not fret. Alexander has not defected. He will be back in the studio to finish recording the second LP for the band due out later this year. Look for him at SWSW this year.
Say hi to the man with the plan – Jason Jurgens, publisher of the San Francisco-based music blog, The Owl Mag. Whether he’s writing, blogging, editing, promoting or filming Jason’s always got his ear to the ground when it comes to music. Check out his band picks for 2011.
“90′s riffs influenced by Billy Corgan and a shit ton of vocal servings from Neko Case. Sounds good to me.