The Arctic Monkeys return with a slightly more experimental sound.
Back with more electronics than a Skrillex single and more artificial sunshine than a fluorescent lightbulb, Owl City’s “The Midsummer Station” condenses a season of sunlight into one lackluster album. Adam Young, the founder and frontman of the one-man band, released his second album, “Ocean Eyes,” which launched him into the high-spirited pop world…
After dominating this year’s Grammys, Lady Antebellum is back with its third studio album, “Own the Night,” that stays close to the modern country sound that earned the band its fame.
While a band named after the capital city of Lebanon might inspire thoughts of turmoil in the Middle East, Beirut’s new album, “The Rip Tide,” is an indie rock release with a complex but serene sound.