By Melissa Maerz
Updated May 25, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT
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True, this L.A. folk-pop group began as a concept band about a bearded messiah, and singer Alex Ebert sometimes performs shirtless. But before you dismiss them as Hollywood hippies, know that they’re serious about the lovely troubadour melodies on Here. From the jug-band-style jam ”That’s What’s Up” to the reggae bliss-out ”One Love to Another,” they’ve got so much heart, they can crush hipster irony with one squeeze of the accordion. A-

Best Tracks:
Acoustic That’s What’s Up
Wistful All Wash Out

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