The Flaming Lips – The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends

The Flaming Lips

[One Perspective] The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends is the sound of a beloved band not giving a shit, throwing harmony and traditional song construction into the wind and appearing to see just how many childlike indulgences they can get away with unscathed and admired. The majority of the reviews scattered around the internet find [...]

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Announce North American Fall Tour

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros have announced new fall tour dates across North America with Clap Your Hands, Say Yeah playing in support. The joyous collective will start the tour September 7 in Berkley, CA and wrap up in Kansas City, MO on October 5. The announcement comes hot on the heels of the [...]

Staff Picks: May


James Brightman Senior Contributor Artist: Paul Buchanan Album: Mid Air Comments: After an exemplary performance of the title track on Later…With Jools Holland, to say that I was looking forward to this album was an understatement. Now that I’ve got it, I can’t stop playing it. The album is like a series of black and [...]

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Here

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

In the few years since unleashing a superb debut, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, the Californian collective of utopian melody makers, have emerged as an even tighter unit. On their winning sophomore album, Here, the band gives us a spiritually rich album that celebrates the beautiful unknown of creation and the willingness to open [...]

TST Interview: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros’ Orpheo McCord


The Silver Tongue caught up with Orpheo McCord, percussionist and vocalist of the impossibly charismatic band of affectionate musicians connected in spirit and name as Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, to discuss a new album (Here, which will be released May 29,) nighttime bike rides and achieving total oneness between the band and fans. [...]