Heather Duby grew up in Portland, Oregon. In 1994 she relocated to Seattle. For several years Duby fronted her own band. In 1998 she started her recording career working with producer Steve Fisk on her first album, Post to Wire, released through Sub Pop Records.
In 2001, Duby released an EP, Symbient, with the improvisational electronic band Elemental (which featured members of Maktub and FCS North).
In 2003, Duby released Come Across the River on Sonic Boom Recordings.
In July 2006, Duby released an eponymously titled album which featured Erin Tate and Alex Rose, members of Seattle’s Minus the Bear.
She performed extensively in the Seattle indie scene at venues such as Piano’s, Mercury Lounge, Union Pool, Joe’s Pub, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Gramercy Theater, and Maxwells. At times she shared the stage with acts such as Minus the Bear, Maritime, David Bazan, Headlights, Camera Obscura, Interpol and Criteria.
In 2007, Duby relocated to the New York City area.
On January 4th, 2011, she released a six track EP entitled Latency via Amazon and iTunes. She recorded it with producer Matt Bayles(Minus the Bear, Isis, Mastodon) at Headgear Studios in Brooklyn, New York.
In July of 2011, Duby was in a car accident that severely injured her hands and required multiple surgeries. Before returning to recording, she earned a bachelors degree from Rutgers in 2014(graduating magna cum laude), and a J.D. degree from New York Law School in 2017.
In December of 2018, she recorded an EP titled Undone at Kaleidoscope Studios with John Agnello(Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth, Alvvays, Sweet Apple, Dinosaur Jr., Thurston Moore and Jemina Pearl). It was released in May of 2020.