Alex Greenwald
American actor, singer and model
Alex Greenwald
Alexander Greenwald is an American musician, actor, and more recently a record producer. He is best known as the lead singer of the Californian rock band, Phantom Planet, which is on indefinite hiatus according to a blog posting on the band's official website.
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Brie Larson Is Engaged! Oscar Winner Set to Wed Musician Alex Greenwald - E! Online
Google News - 10 months
E! Online Brie Larson Is Engaged! Oscar Winner Set to Wed Musician Alex Greenwald E! Online The Oscar-winning actress is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, musician Alex Greenwald, her rep confirms to E! News. The Room actress said "Yes!" to her 36-year-old beau during a March trip to Tokyo. The 26-year-old star first acknowledged the Phantom ... See Brie Larson's Engagement Ring!People Magazine Brie Larson's Engagement Ring: Stunning Vintage-Inspired Diamond RevealedHollywood Life Brie Larson engaged to boyfriend Alex GreenwaldUSA TODAY all 55 news articles »
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First they were JJAMZ. Now they're back to square one with Phases
LATimes - 11 months
Individually, the members of Phases are veterans of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Singer Z Berg performed at the annual desert blowout with her old band the Like. Bassist Alex Greenwald was there during his days in Phantom Planet. And drummer Jason Boesel estimates he's played the...
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JJAMZ: 'Never Enough'
Rolling Stone - almost 5 years
"Never Enough" is the first single from JJAMZ a collective of Los Angeles musicians featuring Jason Boesel of Rilo Kiley and Bright Eyes Alex Greenwald of Phantom Planet James Valentine of Maroon 5 Z Berg of the Like and solo artist Michael Runion "'Never Enough' is a song about friendship sisterhood...
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Greenwich Summer Sessions - UK Festival Guides
Google News - over 5 years
Then 'The Night last Night', and the Alex Greenwald came out and said “I hope its okay if I sing one of my own songs” and he performed 'California' made famous by Phantom Planet a band Alex is in and the crowd instantly recognised it
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Review of Mark Ronson and the Business Intl. at Greenwich Summer Sessions **** - News Shopper
Google News - over 5 years
Rose Elinor Dougall from The Pipettes also did a good job standing in for Lily Allen to sing the Kaiser Chiefs cover Oh My God, slowed right down with a dirty edge to it, while Alex Greenwald took centre stage to perform Radiohead's Just and the
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Cover Me: REM, Old 97s, Angie Aparo, Evan Dando, Gomez, Pete Yorn, & More - Blinded By Sound
Google News - over 5 years
"Just" - Mark Ronson Featuring Alex Greenwald: From the compilation of Radiohead songs Exit Music: Songs with Radio Heads. "Since U Been Gone" - Ted Leo: Again, not sure where I found this beauty but it's fantastic…including the morph into "Maps" by
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THE NEW SEASON | POP; Jay-Z, but Liza With a 'Z,' Too
NYTimes - over 6 years
Dates are subject to change. SEPTEMBER JAY-Z AND EMINEM Two hip-hop titans who emerged in the 1990s and still command mass loyalty, Jay-Z and Eminem, headline the first concert at the new Yankee Stadium. Their rhyming personas couldn't be more different -- the boundlessly self-confident mogul Jay-Z, the messed-up but tenacious loner Eminem -- but
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An Alternative Approach To Marketing Rock Bands
NYTimes - almost 9 years
On Dec. 11, the Web site for the band Panic at the Disco turned completely white, with no explanation. Before long, curious fans noticed that the source code for the page contained a clue that hinted at the release of the band's new album, ''Pretty. Odd.'' Over the next few weeks, other puzzles appeared that led to samples of songs, a blog entry
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MUSIC REVIEW | MARK RONSON; A D.J. Segues to His Other Job, His Band Close at Hand
NYTimes - over 9 years
''He's not just a D.J.!'' Wale, a rapper, declared during Mark Ronson's set at the Highline Ballroom on Wednesday night, stating the obvious. Mr. Ronson, who has been a busy disc jockey around New York for the last decade, was twanging a guitar and leading a band that backed a parade of guest singers and rappers. He also played keyboards and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Alex Greenwald
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 36
    She did the same on February 28, 2016 at the 88th Academy Awards, where she won the Oscar for Best Actress. In May 2016 it was confirmed that the pair are engaged.
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  • 2012
    Age 32
    The band released their first and only album, Suicide Pact, on July 10, 2012.
    More Details Hide Details It was released through Dangerbird Records. Following Valentine's departure from JJAMZ, the band changed its name to Phases. Signed to Warner Bros. Records, Phases is composed of Greenwald, Z Berg, Jason Boesel, and Michael Runion. Greenwald is the executive producer and one of the musicians in The Business International. He also helped to write several of the songs on their album Record Collection. He is one of the lead singers in the song 'The Night Last Night', and appeared the music video for "The Bike Song". In addition to the commercials for The Gap and his appearance in Donnie Darko, Greenwald appeared in two music videos for the electronica band M83 – "Don't Save Us From the Flames" and "Teen Angst", the video for Uffie's "ADD SUV" and also in videos for Mark Ronson, including the video for "Just".
  • 2010
    Age 30
    In 2010, he collaborated once again with Ronson on the album "Record Collection", on which Greenwald shares writing credits on six out of the eleven tracks.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2007
    Age 27
    He was also a member of Los Angeles band blackblack, until 2007.
    More Details Hide Details At live shows, he was known for 1980s styled dance moves, which were inspired from watching David Byrne of the Talking Heads. Greenwald is a vegan and has appeared in at least two ads for PETA. He told PETA his reasons for going vegan: "In college I stopped eating red meat on a bet with my girlfriend at the time. She bet she could stop smoking, and I bet that I could stop eating red meat. She started smoking again, so I won, which I'm always proud of.…I had been a vegetarian as a child for whatever reason. I guess kids sometimes follow their instincts…My friend dared me to go vegan as I was reading this book Fast Food Nation, which opened my eyes to a lot of cruelties.…Ever since then, I've been vegan and enjoyed it daily." Greenwald co-produced and appeared on ex – Panic! at the Disco members Ryan Ross and Jon Walker's new band, The Young Veins debut record, Take A Vacation!
    He appeared with Ronson at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival where he climbed up on to the lighting rig of the John Peel stage during the performance of "Just", and also sang "California".
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  • 2006
    Age 26
    In 2006, he collaborated with DJ Mark Ronson, to cover the Radiohead song, "Just".
    More Details Hide Details The cover appears on the compilation album Exit Music: Songs with Radio Heads, as well as the Mark Ronson album, Version.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1994
    Age 14
    In 1994, Greenwald formed Phantom Planet in his teens with four friends – guitarist Darren Robinson, bassist Sam Farrar, guitarist Jacques Brautbar, and drummer Jason Schwartzman.
    More Details Hide Details The band is best known for producing the song "California", which was used as the theme song of the teen drama The O.C., which lasted four seasons. Phantom Planet announced their hiatus on November 25th 2008.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Born on October 9, 1979.
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