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Nano Talrose – Talk You Down (Single)

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: February 11, 2021

Genre: Indie-Pop

Label: Invittco Records

The Ontario indie-pop artist Nano Talrose last month released his stunning, heartfelt second single, “Talk You Down.” Nano previously released his acoustic debut single, “Stay Quiet,” in August of 2019. Since that summer, Talrose has been working hard and keeping busy in the studio recording his forthcoming debut EP. Talrose hopes to make his listeners feel the true spirit of what it means to be human while telling stories of love and passion through his pop-infused anthems. “Talk You Down” was co-produced between himself and Damian Birdsey. Birdsey also handled the single’s engineering and mixing.

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Baby FuzZ – Welcome To The Future (Season 1)

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: February 5, 2021

Genre: Indie Pop, Rock

Label: Blanket Fort

The American singer-songwriter Baby FuzZ, the alter ego of the accomplished Sterling Fox, is back with his latest album, Welcome To The Future (Season 1). Some years ago, Fox was on his way to being a major player in music with his songwriting within the pop music scene. He had written an assortment of hits with Britney Spears, Madonna, Lana Del Rey, Adam Lambert, Avicii, Adam Levine, Lindsey Sterling, and many others. However, shortly following the 2016 presidential election in the United States, he quit music abruptly and moved to Montreal. Fast forward to 2018, he reemerged under his current persona, simply known as Baby FuzZ, and began dropping singles off his 2019 DIY debut album, Plastic Paradise. Now, 2021 has come and has Baby FuzZ releasing his second album after dropping a few singles throughout the second half of 2020.

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Akeem Oh – School Girl (Single)

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: October 9, 2020

Genre: Indie Pop, Folk

Label: Oh My Records

The Ottawa, Ontario-based American-Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Akeem Oh (Ouellet) has released his brand new single, “School Girl.” The new single was written about a close friend of Akeem’s who is described as an ambitious artist herself, who’s making her way through the many challenges of early adulthood. The entire track was written, recorded, with all if its instruments performed, and finally, produced by Akeem himself. The single was mixed and mastered by Philip Shaw Bova (Feist, Bahamas) at Bova Sound Lab.

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UPSAHL – Young Life Crisis EP

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: October 30, 2020

Genre: Indie Pop, Rock

Label: Arista Records

The 21-year-old indie-pop artist Taylor Upsahl, or better known by her stage name UPSAHL is back in the spotlight with her second EP, Young Life Crisis. Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, music has always been around Taylor since quite a very young age. Both her grandmother and grandfather were music teachers. She’s also the daughter of rocker Mike Upsahl, who is currently part of the rock band Surf Through Death. Her father was formerly in the rock band High Horse and the post-hardcore band Stereotyperider. This guided Taylor on a path in music following the family trade and eventually beginning to write original music at a young age as well. Young Life Crisis was written by accident in the middle of the COVID-19 quarantine, then shortly later recorded in UPSAHL’s childhood bedroom in Arizona.

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I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME – Razzmatazz

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: October 23, 2020
October 16, 2020

Genre: New Wave, Indie Pop, Electronic Rock

Label: Fearless Records

Salt Lake City’s I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, or iDKHOW for short, is the new wave/pop duo made up of frontman and multi-instrumentalist Dallon Weekes, alongside drummer Ryan Seaman. Both Weekes and Seaman made waves in music before iDKHOW’s inception in 2016 with their respective previous acts Panic! At The Disco (2009-2018) and Falling In Reverse (2011-2017). Both Weekes and Seaman have accomplished a lot as musicians over the years. However, Weekes alone picked up both gold and platinum plaques as the key songwriter to Panic! At The Disco’s chart-topping 2013 album Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! In the last four years, the duo has been composing and performing as iDKHOW have shared the stage with the likes of Twenty One Pilots, Billie Eilish, The 1975, Dashboard Confessional, The Killers, and Blink-182, to name a select few.

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