Getting Cozy With: Animal Music

Animal Music

Hi AMBY, We are Tom Sutcliffe and Pete Pocket from Animal Music. Pete :  It is currently 3am in London Town and I am sitting with a very bruised heart and a pint of milk writing music. Our cover of The Killers, Mr Brightside is currently making it’s way round the internet and

Concert Review: Lonely The Brave @ Clwb Ifor Bach – Cardiff

Lonely The Brave

I caught Cambridge alternative-rock five-some Lonely The Brave back at Download Festival 2014, calling them “gimmick free and exhilarating to listen to it their short set. Imagine The National in their glory and add crank up the sound to heavy and this is it, still full of richness, gruff guitar

Song of the Day: Tape Runs Out – “Friends”

Tape Runs Out

Today's Song of the Day come to us from Tape Runs Out, a "shoe-gazey indie-ish" band from Cambridge. Stream their most recent track Friends below and be sure to follow the band on their networks: Facebook // Twitter // SoundCloud // [soundcloud url="" params="color=00aabb&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Alicia Atout | @AliciaAtout

Getting Cozy With… Gerard and the Watchmen!

Dave Gerard

My name is Dave Gerard and my band is called 'Gerard and The Watchmen'. I live halfway between London and Cambridge across the pond in the UK. My music has been variously referred to as Americana, New Folk and Indie. However, when I write my songs, (and subsequently produce and record

Getting Cozy With… TreeHead!

Hey, this is T.T from TreeHead. We started playing together in 2010 when my brother Joe and I decided to find some musicians to jam with in our hometown of Cambridge. Luckily we didn't have to look far; I'd played with Adi, the lead singer, since I was 14 and went

Gimme Your Answers 2: An Interview w/ ∆ (Alt-J)

The British, Alt-J, are like nothing else. Honestly, you’ve heard nothing like them before, unless you’ve listened to the four piece make a magical collage of classical Gregorian chant, hip hop drum beats and prehistoric melodies on stage. We sat down with Gwil before their show at the Commadore Ballroom

“An Awesome Wave” Cover from Alt-J

With the year coming to an end, many people have been naming their favourite albums of 2012. Alt-J's An Awesome Wave is definitely one of my top albums of the year. Inspired by the awesome cover, I decided to express my love for the album by drawing it. For an interview

Lyric of the Day: “Taro”


Taro by Alt-J “Do not spray into eyes - I have sprayed you into my eyes." The first time I heard this utterly spellbinding lyric that brings, what for many, was the album of 2012 to a close, I was wholly mesmerised. This beautifully isolated lyric gives you a few moments of

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ ∆ (Alt-J)

You may have heard people touting them as one of the biggest buzz bands of the year... and their nomination for the prestigious Mercury Award helps validate this statement! We've been faithful fans, and around our office, we simply like to think of them as one of this year's most