Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Nadia Kazmi

Nadia Kazmi

After dropping her latest EP Lamb, AMBY spoke with Nadia Kazmi -- a Canadian alt-rock "singer and writer of songs, defender of animal and human rights, lover of food." Enjoy our interview with Kazmi where we discuss being haunted, living in Calgary and Brooklyn, Dime Store Punks, and slow drivers. AMBY:

Getting Cozy With: Alanna Clarke

Alanna Clarke

I feel so at home getting cozy with AMBY. I am Canadian. I’m from Calgary, Alberta. I lived in Toronto for a year and it’s one of my absolute favourite cities. I plan on living there again at some point in my life. Currently I am spending a lot of

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Reuben and the Dark

Reuben and the Dark

"'Funeral Sky' my favourite record this year. I couldn't happier than sharing the stage with them." Simon Ward of The Strumbellas, the Juno Award-winning collective, professed his love upon a dampened crowd at the Winnipeg Folk Festival alongside members of Reuben and the Dark and The Wooden Sky. Reuben Bullock, sat

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Sidney York

Sidney York

Currently on their <3s Release Tour, Calgary duo Sidney York (Brandi Sidoryk and Krista Wodelet) have been busy playing songs taken from their recently released third LP <3s. Before they bring their avant-pop to Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern on Sunday, February 16th, we asked Brandi and Krista about the new album,

You’ve GOT to Hear This: Idle Mind – “Without Me”

Idle Mind

Hailing from the icy winter wonderland of Calgary, Alberta, Idle Mind blossomed within the past year and has no plans on stopping. Bringing together a lucid blend of soulful rhythm and bubbly ambient buzz, the filmmaker/electro producer released his well received debut EP, Without Me nearing the end of 2013.

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Boreal Sons

Boreal Sons

Tonight, Boreal Sons play their first show ever in Toronto at The Horseshoe Tavern. The Calgary five-piece released their art-folk debut album Threadbare on the first of October, and I haven't stopped listening since. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Evan Acheson of Boreal Sons about harmonies, heartfelt

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ BRAIDS

BRAIDS

Calgary experimental indie dream-pop group BRAIDS released their second album Flourish // Perish on August 20th. AMBY caught up with the trio's Raphaelle Standell-Preston to talk about their floating black ball artwork, creating new laws, favourite live concerts, and our crazy questions. And man, did she have some fantastic answers. AMBY: Hello

Getting Cozy With… Go For The Eyes!

Go for the Eyes

Hey AMBY, Go For The Eyes is a hard-hitting, post-punk revival/ Southern rock band from Calgary, Alberta. Their latest release, Six Through Twelve, has the band increasingly buzzing across Canada, earning them rave reviews all the way from Toronto to Calgary. Scene Magazine dubbed them one of the Top 25 bands

Getting Cozy With… Locomotive Ghost!

Hello AMBY! We are Locomotive Ghost, a four-piece group from Calgary that writes folk-rock for nerds and lovers. We have been playing together for almost five years and have two self-produced albums. This year we are releasing four seasonally-tied 7" vinyl records exploring the themes of love, life and the

Getting Cozy With… Høøves!

Hey! We are Høøves. Four girls out of Vancouver, BC. Josefa (drums) and Paulette (vocals) are sisters, from Nova Scotia and Calgary. We met Brittany (guitar) in film class. She was playing Tetris. We were downloading music. Zarah (bass) literally painted and danced into our lives. We all spend most of

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