Jill Menze

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Electro-Pop Act Owl City Takes Off With 'Fireflies'

For Adam Young, public response to Owl City—his electronica alter ego—has been anything but expected. "So far," says the shy 23-year-old from Owatonna, Minn., "everything has been shocking to me."
The Right 'Time': M. Ward

The Right 'Time': M. Ward

Singer/songwriter M. Ward has seen his profile, and album sales, rise steadily in the past five years, and in 2008, he cracked the six-digit barrier for the first time thanks to the Merge debut from She & Him, his duet project with actress Zooey Deschanel.
Of Montreal / Oct. 10, 2008 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

Of Montreal / Oct. 10, 2008 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

Over-the-top has been the theme of the group's live performances for a while now, so in many ways, the unexpected was expected. The experience was much like attending an indie rock Broadway play, on another planet, in the future.
Franz Ferdinand Unveils New Songs In Brooklyn

Franz Ferdinand Unveils New Songs In Brooklyn

Scottish rock combo Franz Ferdinand previewed a handful of new songs from its forthcoming album to a packed house at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg last night (Oct. 8).
Jonas Brothers Descend On New York Apple Store

Jonas Brothers Descend On New York Apple Store

It was Jonas Brothers mania once again in New York last night (Aug. 12), as the blocks surrounding the Apple Store in Soho filled up with hundreds of screaming fans in anticipation of a special performance.

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