You’ve GOT to Hear This: Radiator Hospital – “Fireworks”

Radiator Hospital

Philadelphia-based Radiator Hospital are all set to release their second full-length LP Torch Song on the 1st September, with a stream already available on their Bandcamp to check it out. Following on from last year’s debut Something Wild, Torch Song continues along the band’s tried-and-tested formula of tracks which are

Concert Review: Kurt Vile & The Violators @ The Phoenix

Kurt Vile is anything but vile. How many times has a reviewer made that terrible pun? I apologize, and promise, no more. It is however true. I must say, I'm actually pretty pleased with his departure from the War on Drugs. While you can still hear that signature style in

Ticket Giveaway: Kurt Vile & The Violators @ The Phoenix

Philadelphia-based indie folk musician Kurt Vile (accompanied by his backing band, The Violators) will play Toronto's The Phoenix on Wednesday, May the 28th with support from Steve Gunn. Courtesy of Collective Concerts, A Music Blog, Yea? is giving away a pair of tickets to the show! To enter the giveaway, all

Song of the Day: Pattern Is Movement – “Climb To Me”

Pattern is Movement

Longing for a Maccabees and Local Natives magical musical hybrid? We've got one for you! Philly duo Pattern Is Movement released their new self-titled album on April 1st via Hometapes. Climb To Me, taken from the record, is an infectious track fusing flowing harmonious verses with a slower (yet danceable)

Getting Cozy With: Michael Fitch

Michael Fitch

Howdy, AMBY, Canada and readers/listeners worldwide! I'm Michael Fitch and I'm writing this missive (is that really a word?) from the less-than-cozy confines of my day job cubicle in fair Philadelphia.  It's been a long, long winter here (too long for this transplanted southerner)...but, today the sun is out, the weather

Ticket Giveaway: Nothing @ Beat Kitchen


Alternative Philadelphia-based group Nothing are scheduled to release their new album Guilty Of Everything on March 3rd (stream the album in its entirety here). In support of the record, Nothing play Chicago’s Beat Kitchen on Tuesday, March the 18th with support from Harm Wülf and Jack Torrance. Courtesy of Kickstand Productions,

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Far-Out Fangtooth

Far-Out Fangtooth

In a recent interview with Far-Out Fangtooth, we asked the quartet about their gloomy track Bow Your Head, the reaction to their second full-length LP Borrowed Time, inspirations, and more. The psychedelic goth-rock creators from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania indulged us with these answers: AMBY: Hello Far-Out Fangtooth, what's the band been up to lately? Far-Out

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: “Former Belle” Plays AMBY A Song

Former Belle

With a voice reminiscent of Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba, and a strong suit in writing uplifting melodies, Former Belle's Bruno Catrambone is an artist folks should look out for in the indie circuit. The Philadelphia acoustic folk-rock creator released his debut album Cathedral back in February of this year, and

Song of the Day: Weekender – “Spanish Peaks”


Our Song of the Day is brought to us by Philadelphia's psychedelic quartet Weekender. Their dream pop, shoegaze-infused track Spanish Peaks can be heard beneath or over on the left sidebar throughout AMBY. Enjoy! Band Links: Facebook // Twitter // Alicia Atout | @AliciaAtout

Dr. Dog // Ticket Giveaway

Dr. Dog

West Grove, Pennsylvania's Dr. Dog are bringing their psychedelic rock to Toronto's The Opera House on Friday, November 8th (with support from Fly Golden Eagle). Courtesy of Collective Concerts, A Music Blog, Yea? is giving away a pair of tickets to a lucky fan. To enter the giveaway, all you have