iDKHow: “I have a tendency to throw everything and the kitchen sink at a recording”

(Image credit: Lauren Perry)

Few acts have managed to score major international breakouts with maniacally devoted fanbases quite the way I Don’t Know How But They Found Me (also known by their much more page space-friendly moniker, iDKHow) have – especially when you find out they did it all before even formally announcing the project.  

See, iDKHow is the pairing up of two inimitably idiosyncratic alt-scene icons, Dallon Weekes and Ryan Seaman (ex‑members of Panic! At The Disco and Falling In Reverse, respectively), and iDKHow is a narratively focussed retro‑pop project as curiously quirky as it is furiously funky. It’s the perfect pastiche of household names and a truly out-there concept, and as proved by their crash-hot debut album Razzmatazz, the hype is well-earned.

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Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…