TONIGHT: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have been wandering the desert, hope they’ve figured out their fragile egos in time for their show at the Mayan

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tonight Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are playing the Mayan in Los Angeles. here are a couple of nonsensical videos (or, if you really think about it (i.e. do drugs) are they sensical??? nahhhhh……) from their eponymous debut, Up From Below. also, the chanting guy in the beginning of Desert Song is real footage of Sharpe’s father getting his om on with little baby Edward in his arms, which kind of gives you a sense of where the singer is coming from… literally.

just in case you couldn’t figure out the plot (likely), here’s the full synopsis for the second video from ESATMZ’s Myspace post: Part 2: Kisses Over Babylon is the second installment of SALVO!, a 12-part feature-length music video series from Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros. Kisses picks up in the same desert wasteland world, ravaged by drought. Edward is arrested by two Minors (police from Ursa Minor) for the murder of his own father, and taken to a water-labor prison. There he reunites with Brother, his long-ago friend, and rallies the prisoners to a frenzied prison break. Edward and Brother escape, followed closely by the the mysteriously recalcitrant prison guard Croc…