Adam Young

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    May 20, 2010

    Owl City Spoof "Electronic Wuss" Is Painstakingly Accurate

    The Key of Awesome's latest spoof "Electronic Wuss" brilliantly parodies Owl City's Adam Young​If Spike Jonze would have never brought the element of parody to music, then Dr. Demento would have never had a radio show. If Dr. Demento never had a radio show, then Al Yankovic would have become an in ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010

    Owl City Side Project: What's the Point?

    The equation: Owl City - synths more attempts at sounding like Ben Gibbard = Sky Sailing​While some of our writers are fans of Owl City, others are clearly not.Idolator reports that Owl City's frontman Adam Young has started a side project titled Sky Sailing with an album due out on July 13. And ... More >>

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    April 30, 2010

    An Owl City Song You Can Actually Get Behind

    OK, OK, so the video below isn't exactly sung by Adam Young of Owl City, but the track uses the melody from his smash "Fireflies" in a way funnier, more creative way that doesn't express feeling used by bugs.It's done by YouTube maven Mystery Guitar Man, who is a genius at crafting cool stop motion ... More >>

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    April 25, 2010

    Is Bob Dylan a 'Fake?' Joni Mitchell Sure Thinks So

    Bob Dylan's fake? Them's fightin' words, Joni Mitchell​In an interview with the LA Times, noted folk singer Joni Mitchell called out Bob Dylan, telling the interviewer she thought the celebrated musician was  "not authentic at all."The two folk artists are no strangers, having spent plenty of ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Incoming: John Mayer, Cake, Asia, Scorpions, Slightly Stoopid

    "I called my penis what? Why would I tell that to a reporter?"​Up on the Sun contributor/club guru Benjamin Leatherman couldn't have said it better in regards to this week's announcements "Shit week for announcements."There is hope, however, in this meager group. That hope rests on the strong come ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Owl City at Marquee Theatre: The've Got Songs About Bugs

    The fashion trend of the night.​Say what you will about will about Minnesota synth-pop outfit Owl City. None of it seems to bother Owl City vocalist and mastermind Adam Young or his fans. And man does this guy have fans. Most of whom showed up last night at the Marquee Theatre as Owl City play ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Muse, Silversun Pickups, Elvis Costello, Owl City, Arizona BBQ Festival, and Zombie Ball Over the Weekend

    ​Muse and Silversun Pickups at US Airways Center You guys saw that, right? You watched the veils drop on the three towers revealing all three members of British arena rockers Muse as they ripped into "Uprising"? You saw them perched over 20 feet high on their respective stages, the lights shin ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    January 5, 2010

    Owl City's Album Art Also Unoriginal

    Oh my god, I am so affected, and I write music that makes all the 12 year old girls cry. My name is Adam Young, and I am Owl City​Fresh on the heels of Nicki Escudero announcing a new Owl City date this April comes the news that perhaps Adam Young likes to plagiarize more than just musical styles. ... More >>

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    January 4, 2010

    Incoming: Owl City at Marquee Theatre

    Quite possibly the most emo picture ever​OK, so maybe I was a little harsh against Adam Young of Owl City in this post, considering his legion of fans are still posting comments every day debating whether or not he is, indeed, a pussy. But I'm still getting a ticket to check him o ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Owl City's Adam Young is a Wuss (And Here's Proof)

    While I love Owl City's music, the lyrics pain me because they're so freaking wimpy.