Get To Know Canadian Beats Writer, Amanda Hather


Where Are You From:

Toronto, ON


One black lab mix named Precious and two fish that remain nameless

Tattoos/ Piercings:
No tattoos yet, I have some planned, and only my ears are pierced. I’ve considered getting my nose pierced though.

When did you first start with Canadian Beats?:

End of April/beginning of May 2013.

What are some of your favourite Canadian bands?:

In no particular order: Marianas Trench, Hedley, Faber Drive, RocketRocketShip, and Fighting For Ithaca, to name a few.

How many times have you saw your favourite Canadian band/artist in concert?:

My absolute favourite is Marianas Trench. I saw them once in 2009 and twice in 2013.

Have you met any Canadian Artists?
Many. Kevvy Mental, Anami Vice, Marianas Trench, RocketRocketShip, Faber Drive, Fighting For Ithaca, and Courage My Love.

Favourite Concert moment?
Seeing Marianas Trench in Toronto in July 2013 because I was there on vacation visiting family, Marianas is my favourite band and seeing them play the Molson Amphitheatre was amazing. On top of that they performed Lover Dearest, which isn’t played often live, with an acoustic guitar.

What is your favorite Canadian album?:

Masterpiece Theatre by Marianas Trench.

What is your favorite Canadian band/ artist song?:
Beside You by Marianas Trench (have you noticed a theme here?)

What is your favorite Canadian band/ artist video?:
There’s so many to choose from…but Desperate Measures by Marianas Trench.

What is your favorite lyric by a Canadian band?
“I’ll be right beside you, nobody will break you” from Beside You.

What are some of your favourite non-Canadian bands?:
All Time Low, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Mumford & Sons, and many others.

Favourite piece of band merch?
Probably the Marianas Trench (hey I said they’re my favourite you should have expected this answer) blanket that my mom made for me a couple of years ago that I have yet to use because I don’t want to ruin it.

What are your favorite tv shows?:
The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, Sherlock, and Teen Wolf.

What are your favorite movies?:
Charlie St. Cloud, The Last Song, The Lucky One, and Dear John.

What are your favorite books?:
Alright. I have over 300 books and way too many too many favourites to list, but probably something by Nicholas Sparks.

Favorite food?:
Any type of pasta.

Favorite drink?:
Iced tea.

Favorite season?:

Favorite holiday?:

Favorite color?:

Favorite car?:
Mustang. Never been in one and unless I win the lottery I’ll never own one, but definitely my favourite.

Twitter or Facebook?:

Television or movies?:

Chocolate or Peanut Butter?:

Sweet or Salty?:

Coffee or Tea?:
Neither. Cappuccino.

Inside or Outside?:

Morning or Night?:

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