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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Adam Young likely had no idea he was going to be such a divisive figure when he started making electro-pop on his computer to bide time during bouts of insomnia. However, sleeper #1 pop hit "Fireflies" and the album from which it came, Ocean...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Kanye West, Owl City and Wanda Jackson

Nobody has a higher opinion of Kanye West than Kanye West. For a guy with such a big ego, though, West also has very thin skin. On 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, the rapper internalized the blowback from his Taylor Swift “Video Music...
Sunday, May 2, 2010

Tonight @ The Rave, 6:30 p.m.

Minnesotan wallflower and Owl City brainchild Adam Young, one of last year’s biggest music success stories, built such word of mouth through his MySpace account that Universal Republic offered him a record contract. It was a smart...
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009

Ocean Eyes (Universal Republic)

The whimsical Owl City creates an all-around feel-good vibe. For the most part the lyrics in Owl City’s Ocean Eyes are entirely concrete; a picture is painted and all you have to do is follow along as your mind begins to wander and gets lost in the overwhelming amount of effects taking place. The songs are quite...