All Time Low singer-songwriter Alex Gaskarth rings up Kyle Meredith to get into the details of Wake Up, Sunshine. Gaskarth discusses how the new album returns to the band’s roots and is a cathartic flip against the themes from last year’s Simple Creatures. He also waxes on about pop punk and how he’s taken inspiration from both Foo Fighters and Britney Spears. The lead singer also discusses having Blackbear and The Band CAMINO guest on the new LP and how COVID-19 has forced artists into creative marketing plans.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Meredith digs deep into the artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty.