Ima Robot Biography
This Los Angeles, California USA, Alternative-Rock band first formed in the second half of the '90s around the core of lead singer Alex Ebert, guitarist Timmy Anderson and keyboardist Oliver 'Oligee' Goldstein; not long after they were joined by bassist Justin Meldal Johnsen and drummer Joey Waronker.
Ima Robot subsequently scored a deal with Virgin Records who released their self-titled debut album in September of 2003, the CD, which included two singles "Dynomite" and "Alive", was supported on the road with a U.S. tour with Hot Hot Heat.
Three years later, the band resurfaced with a new line-up of of Ebert, Anderson, Andy Marlow on guitar, Filip Nikolic on bass and ex-Oleander drummer Scott Devours; in September 2006, they released "Monument To The Masses", which was preceded by the lead single "Creeps Me Out".
After parting ways with Virgin Records, Ebert issued in the summer of 2009 the first album with his freewheeling musical project Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.
October 2010 saw the release of Ima Robot's third full-length disc, "Another Man's Treasure".