Getting Cozy With: O. Chapman

O. Chapman

Hey there AMBY readers, I'm O. Chapman  from Brighton, UK. You may know me as the 5 times winner of Elle Magazine's 'Magic Thighs' Award or as the tallest man west of the river Danube but when I'm not being a thighsaurus I write and record songs. In my awkward teens

Getting Cozy With: Moonlands


Hello AMBY readers, We are Moonlands from London/Brighton comprised of Lucy Elliot (vocals/guitar), Joel Frosh (guitar), Josh Fry (bass/backing vocals) and Joel Brooks (drums). We usually describe our sound as a mix of pop melodies with an ethereal backdrop to create a big atmospheric sound. Whatever that means. The band

You’ve GOT to See This: High Tyde – “Karibu”

High Tyde

Not to be confused with the similarly named Milton Keynes 4 piece Hi-Tide also featured in AMBY, Brighton’s High Tyde are also a 4 piece this time hailing from Brighton. AMBY first got cozy with them nearly a year ago as they released single “Get Up Tonight”. “Karibu” marks their return

Ticket Giveaway: Fujiya & Miyagi and Zorch @ Lee’s Palace

Fujiya & Miyagi

Electronic trio Fujiya & Miyagi will headline Lee's Palace on August 30th with support from Zorch. Courtesy of Collective Concerts, A Music Blog, Yea? is giving away a pair of tickets to the event! To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is fill out the form below and write

You’ve GOT to Hear This: Royal Blood – “Hole”

Royal Blood

2014 has been an interesting year for rock music - or apparent lack thereof. From Alex Turner’s controversial Brit speech this year where he proclaimed that rock ‘n’ roll “will never die and there’s nothing you can do about it” to Kasabian guitarist Serge Pizzorno telling the press last week

You’ve GOT To Hear This: Soph Nathan – “Our Girl”

Soph Nathan

Brighton seems to be an unfeasibly dense melting pot of musical talent right now, with a thriving scene of embarrassingly young musicians making incredible, intelligent music and seamlessly hopping between multiple projects with nary a single dip in quality. It makes me sick. ‘Our Girl’, the debut from Brighton’s own Soph

Song of the Day: Morning Smoke – “Blue Ribbons”

Morning Smoke

In early May, Brighton 4-piece Morning Smoke released an impressive EP entitled “In Euphoria”. The 2nd track of which entitled Blue Ribbons, is a sun-drenched summer romance with endearingly-distant vocals, sliding guitars, mesmerizing melody, and enticing lyrics. The young, vibrant Brighton band have promise to be something great, and if

Song of the Day: The Phantom Runners – “Chasing The Feeling”

The Phantom Runners

Now under the production guidance of multi-platinum selling Huey Morgan of Fun Lovin Criminals, Brighton quartet The Phantom Runners (Adam Al-Hilali, Arron Cassidy, Sam Slattery, and Josh Gill) soon release their second single Chasing The Feeling. Released through Stray Cat Records on March 23rd, the band display their knack for storytelling