You’ve GOT to Hear This: The Academic – “Loose Friends”

The Academic

The Academic have quickly secured themselves as a favourite to many, and in just under a year have attracted an even strong following of many dedicated fans alongside making serious moves in the music industry. Consisting of brothers Matt and Stephen Murtagh (lead and bass guitars), Dean Gavin (percussions) and

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ The Academic

The Academic

While enjoying our time in the sun at Barn on the Farm Festival in Gloucestershire, we met up with AMBY favourites The Academic. Enjoy our exclusive interview below as we discuss varied sports skill levels, loving film, their debut EP, and more. AMBY: We are here at Barn on the Farm

Getting Cozy With… The Academic!

Hey everyone, we're The Academic! We're a 4-piece band hailing from Mullingar, Ireland. We formed in early 2012 and consist of Craig Fitzgerald, Matt Murtagh, Stephen Murtagh and Dean Gavin. We met in secondary school and after realising we were all terrible at sports, decided to start a band. We like

Sunday, March 17th, 2013: St. Paddy’s Day Playlist!

Happy St. Paddy's Day everyone! Now go celebrate with this epic mix of Irish music! Kodaline- All My Friends Sounds of System Breakdown- Mayfly The Academic- Toronto The Cast Of Cheers- Trucks At Night Villagers- Nothing Arrived RudyTrixX- Arguing Enemies- Indian Summer Dirty Epics- Let's Be Alone Fight Like Apes- Jenny Kelly Two Door Cinema

Quick Picks: Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Quick Picks: 5 Tasty Jams You MUST Hear Eyes In Istanbull- Zombehh Jim n the Crickets- Hide n Seek The Academic- Toronto Arthur Gun- Desolation Now II Evil Eyes- Keep Your Mind On Me Alicia Atout

How to Get a Job after College

If you are like any other college graduate, you have just received your college diploma and have celebrated your graduation. Now, you feel a pit in your stomach as the reality of job hunting becomes real. Even with the improvement of the availability of jobs for college and university graduates,

How to Improve Seach Traffic with On-Page SEO Strategies

Every web owner understands that it is important to build a platform that is SEO-friendly because it is the decisive factor for search traffic. There is a variety of ways to optimize the interface of your website that can boost the organic traffic and attract for the audience. Keep in mind that these techniques

How Music Affects Your Mood, Your Concentration, and Your Mind


There have been many misconceptions made about entertainment. Television melts your brain, music distracts you, video games make you violent – not only are these misconceptions wrong, they are actually limiting genuine methods people can use to become better versions of themselves. Music therapy, for instance, is not a new

Review: Reading Festival 2015 (The Wombats, Glass Animals, Charli XCX, + more)

Reading Festival 2015

Partially flooded campsites, controversy over a DJ locked in a cage at Leeds Festival, a regional train strike, and frequently poor weather did very little to dampen the spirits of the thousands and thousands of music fans who embarked on their annual pilgrimage to one of the most iconic UK