Exclusive Video Premiere: Beach – “Arabia”


Slacker-wave fivesome Beach are delivering some of our favourite head-bopping grooves as of late. Hailing from Dublin, the band are back after a one year hiatus with their b-side Moon Smoke which was released on November 2nd, and their new single entitled Arabia which we are pleased to premiere the

Getting Cozy With: King Blood

King Blood

Yooo AMBY and Canada. We are King Blood from BSE Rock City, England feat. Aaron Powell, Robbie Day, Sam Hollis and Jonny Elstone. We make sun-kissed noise in the style of The Drums, CYMBALS, Swim Deep, Smith Westerns and the like. We recently released an EP entitled “I’ve Got My Kicks So

Song of the Day: Kid XL – “Caroline, Make Up Your Mind”

Kid XL

Watch out winter, we've got the beach vibes of Caroline, Make Up Your Mind coming your way today! Hailing from Perth, Kid XL are a lo-fi pop trio with a five-track EP (titled Vacation) scheduled for release late this month.  If you're a fan of The Drums or Cloud Nothings,

Concert Review // Yuck and Alvvays @ The Garrison


On January 17th at the Garrison, Yuck played in one of their first shows in Canada since the loss of lead singer Daniel Blumberg. Opening for Yuck was band Alvvays (pronounced “Always,” but don’t worry I was confused too), a band of trippy, reverb-heavy, beach music. The use of reverb

Getting Cozy With… Beach!


Hello all  AMBY readers!! We are Beach, a 4-piece band from Dublin, Ireland. Made up of Dave, Bernard, Adrian and Alex we have an alt-grunge sound described as ‘Howling melodies floating on a kush cloud in space!’ Make of that what you will.... We recently released our debut EP entitled ‘Space’. Written and

Song of the Day: “It Don’t Mean Jack”

the aquadolls

It Don't Mean Jack by Melissa Brooks! Our Song of the Day can be heard beneath or over on the left sidebar throughout AMBY. Enjoy! Band Links: Interview // Facebook // Twitter // SoundCloud // [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/96979382" params="color=ff00ea&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Alicia Atout

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ The Blank Tapes

The Blank Tapes

The other day I was driving through the beautiful countryside; the sun was shining down, and the smell of summer in the air. Just when I thought the moment couldn't get better, The Blank Tapes' Coast to Coast started to play throughout the car and out through the window into

Song of the Day: “Coast To Coast”

The Blank Tapes

Coast To Coast by The Blank Tapes! Our Song of the Day can be heard beneath or over on the left sidebar throughout AMBY. Enjoy! Band Links: Facebook // Twitter // [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/76716188" params="color=ff00df&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Alicia Atout

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Beach Vacation”

Beach Vacation formed after performing in a high school talent show and within two weeks of recording on GarageBand, were released by a label in the U.K. Their debut EP, Maritime, was launched via Bandcamp on the 29th of April. The colorful array of soothing vocals, surfy guitar riffs and