Tag Archives: Pop

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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Q&A With Vanilla Sugar

By Samuel Stevens

Earlier this year, the electropop artist Vanilla Sugar released her debut album, She, and Vanilla was lucky enough to tour the album briefly before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. It has lead herself, and all musicians across the globe, with some extra down time. Unfortunately it also caused the postponement of her tour with The Birthday Massacre in the US and the UK twice. Both Vanilla and myself discuss all this and more in plenty of detail.

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The Free Label – Toys (Single)

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: October 7, 2020

Genre: Pop, R&B

Label: Independent

Toronto’s genre defying and self-described boyband, The Free Label, are back with their newest single “Toys” following a tremendous year that saw the release of their second EP, M.I.A. The Free Label originally formed in 2017 as a funk cover band, before evolving into the multi-instrumental powerhouse you may know them as now, comprised of four charismatic Canadian musicians: Josh Daniel (vocals, guitar, saxophone), Mathew Fantini (bass, vocals), Malik Mungo (guitar, drums, vocals), and Cole Méndez (keys, synth, vocals), who all sing in addition to playing their respective instruments. “Toys” was once again produced by Gabe Galluci, who is best known for working with fellow Canadian artists such as Shawn Mendes, Francesco Yates, Johnny Orlando, and Ezra Jordan.

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Baby FuzZ – We’re All Gonna Die!!! (Single)

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: August 7, 2020

Genre: Alt. Rock, Pop

Label: Blanket Fort

The American singer-songwriter Baby FuzZ, the alter ego of the accomplished Sterling Fox is back with his latest single, “We’re All Gonna Die!!!” Just four years ago he was on his way to be one of the more successful songwriters within the pop music scene writing many hits with the likes of Britney Spears, Madonna, Lana Del Rey, Adam Lambert, Avicii, Adam Levine, Lindsey Sterling, and many other artists. However, shortly after the 2016 presidential election in the United States, he quit music abruptly and moved to Montreal, Quebec for approximately the next year. Fast forward to 2018, he reemerged under the new persona known as Baby FuzZ and began dropping singles off his 2019 debut album, Plastic Paradise. Now 2020 has pretty well rolled on by, and has seen Baby FuzZ readying his second release, Welcome To The Future, which is due out later this fall on his own record label Blanket Fort.

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