Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Ebert was a Los Angeles drug addict who decided he wanted to make a change. He left his girlfriend and went to rehab. After rehab, he spent a year alone on a blow-up bed in a flat, reading about string theory and exploring posibilites of a book, he was going to write. The main character was called Edward Sharpe. He soon was so into string theory, that he decided to use The Magnetic Zeros in a future endevour.
According to Wikipedia, Ebert developed Sharpe into a messianic figure, saying "He was sent down to Earth to kinda heal and save mankind, but he kept getting distracted by girls and falling in love." After meeting singer Jade Castrinos, they set up a band and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros was bord. Their first album, Up from Below, was released in July 2009.
These guys think outside the box when it comes to music. I totes heart them.