Concert Review // July Talk @ Hart House Great Hall, University of Toronto

July Talk

July Talk performed before an audience of University of Toronto students on January 16th at the Hart House Great Hall on U of T campus.  The Toronto-based alt-rock band played a free event for U of T students during the school’s annual Frost Week festivities.  Since debuting with their first

Gimme Your Answers: A Video Interview w/ July Talk

Toronto's July Talk have been busily touring over the past few months, and are soon be on tour with Half Moon Run and Billy Talent. Luckily for AMBY, the band took time out of their busy schedule to catch up with us in their hometown. Have a look at our

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Nigel & The Dropout

Nigel & The Dropout

Alternative-dance-rock duo, Nigel & The Dropout are best described as “a nightmare of tangled cables and dazzling lights illuminate a performance void of the inhuman laptop automation and sequencing seen far too often today.” Their songs will make you get up and dance and you will be in awe that

6 acts we’re beyond stoked to see at Osheaga


Osheaga is back at it again this year with an amazing lineup consisting of headliners Radiohead, Lana Del Ray, Red Hot Chili Peppers. The three-day music and arts festival (July 29-31, 2016) returns to Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal with 3 day GA passes starting at $310 and single day GA passes

5 acts we’re stoked to see at Field Trip 2016

Field Trip

One of my favourite festival experiences was attending Field Trip 2014 – it was a gorgeous summer day, the line-up was stellar, there was a lively family-friendly atmosphere, incredible visual art, and free water (I know, a rarity which must be noted). Whenever I think about festival highlights, this one

I Found My Wayhome @ The Great Hall – Toronto


Every time festival season rolls around, I get anxious and excited and stressed out all at the same time. I spend enormous amounts of time mulling over possible lineups and the pros and cons of each festival and how many tickets I’ll be able to afford. It’s kind of a

Gimme Your Answers: A Video Interview w/ Gay Nineties

Gay Nineties

The last time they stopped by Toronto, A Music Blog, Yea? sat down with Vancouver rock and rollers Gay Nineties (Parker Bossley, Daniel Knowlton, Malcolm Holt, Bruce Ledingham, and Alexis Young). Making our Best Songs of 2014 list with their single Letterman, we highly advise you keep your eyes on Gay

Festival Review: Toronto Urban Roots Festival 2014

Toronto seems to have blossomed into music festival city in the last few years. TURF has to be one of the best run, and organized of the ever growing list. Set times were longer than normal fest times, ranging from 50-90 minutes, giving festival goers ample time to catch any