Adam Young

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    The Ready Set Explains His Stage Name: 'It Means Being Ready to Set Your Inhibitions and Fears Behind You'

    Roberto ChamorroThe Ready Set​If you're a white-dude pop artist not named Justin Bieber, you need a band name-like moniker, like Owl City (Adam Young) or Never Shout Never (Drew Ingle). Hence, The Ready Set, aka Jordan Witzigreuter. The 21-year-old from Fort Wayne, Ind. had an ubiquitous pop ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Owl City Thinks California Girls Are Undeniable

    Pamela Littky​Owl City (real name: Adam Young) may not be a household name yet, but he's certainly making a name for himself opening for bands such as Maroon 5 and John Mayer. His debut, Ocean Eyes, got him recognized (think a poppier Postal Service); now he's hoping that his earliest se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Ranking Owl City Among Rock's Most Egregious Ripoffs

    Pamela Littky​There are many reasons to dislike Owl City, the electro tweepop project spearheaded by Owatonna, Minnesota 23-year-old Adam Young. For one thing the moniker is horrible. You can name yourself after a town or a continent - say, Boston or Chicago or Europe - but you can't name yoursel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Five Balloon Boy Jams!

    ​Since we know he's OK and all that by this point, this is in good taste, right?

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    October 15, 2009

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