NEW MUSIC: Street Chant – Pedestrian Support League

They’ve been quiet for a while now but finally Auckland trio Street Chant are back with a new song and video ahead of the release of their second LP. ‘Pedestrian Support League’ is an epic 5 minute track that ebbs and flows across wistful guitar, some great melodic basslines and some incisive observational lyrics from Emily Littler. Pedestrian Support League is a song loosely about Auckland … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Street Chant – Pedestrian Support League

NEWS: Street Chant return with two new singles

Street Chant toured the hell out of their debut LP Means, in NZ, Australia and the USA and after spending the better part of the last year writing and recording its follow-up they have today released a double A-side single featuring the songs Frail Girls and Salad Daze. Both will feature on the new forthcoming LP which is due for release via Arch Hill Recordings … Continue reading NEWS: Street Chant return with two new singles

ALBUM REVIEW: Street Chant | Means

written by Chris Familton Street Chant finally see the Australian release of their debut album which came out in the homeland of New Zealand a year ago. Not that time dates this kind of music – jangling, propulsive slacker guitar pop – and this trio have talent in spades, captured perfectly on Means by producer/engineer Bob Frisbee. This kind of post punk grunge bears a … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Street Chant | Means

NEWS: Christchurch Music Scene Fundraiser …

There is a great looking line-up hitting the Kings Arms on the 22nd May for The Sugarloaf Shakedown to raise funds for the Christchurch music scene in the wake of the recent earthquake that devastated the South Island city. Bands will play on the hour from 3pm and include: The Bats Lawrence Arabia The Drab Doo-Riffs Street Chant Dictaphone Blues Princess Chelsea Tickets $20, available now … Continue reading NEWS: Christchurch Music Scene Fundraiser …

NEWS: Street Chant release debut album ‘Means’…

New Zealand has thrown up another indie guitar pop band that don’t fuck around with sensitive moodiness whilst growing beards. Street Chant they have taken influence from other mindbending Kiwi bands like 3D’s, Love’s Ugly Children, The D4 and contemporaries Surf City and created a handful of bright, sharp, fast and concise songs… The album was produced by Bob Frisbee (Nothing At All, Shaft, Rainy … Continue reading NEWS: Street Chant release debut album ‘Means’…