Friday, October 23, 2009

Sweet Indie Band of the Week: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are a 10 piece LA folk-rock group which sound a bit like a hippie version of The Arcade Fire, and I mean that in the nicest way possible. Their debut album Up From Below is filled with anthemic songs and a myriad of instruments, but never sounds overfilled or out of control like Broken Social Scene can. While a little cutesy in parts, it's hard not to be charmed by their enthusiasm. This is my favorite song off the record, entitled Janglin':

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