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Chalk

Punk // Belfast, Antrim // He/Him

Chalk is an Irish four-piece post-punk band based in Belfast. The band were formed in 2019 after meeting at film school. Influenced by their love of film and Belfast's emerging dance scene, Chalk's soundscape is comprised of wailing guitars, a relentless rhythm section, and a raw, visceral spoken-word vocal style. 
 Chalk's songwriting is image-driven, influenced by their filmmaking roots. Their visual style (as seen in their self-made music videos) interweaves with their sound in an evocative fashion. Their debut single, ‘Them’, which recently won Steve Lamacq's 6 Music 'Roundtable Record of the Week', was recorded with producer Chris Ryan (SORBET, RobocobraQuartet), known for his work with Irish acts Just Mustard, New Dad & Enola Gay.

"This is a fascinating mix of musics" - Steve Lamacq, BBC 6Music 

"The most exciting Northern Irish guitar band in years" - BBC Introducing 

“A wonderful noise” - Dan Hegarty, RTE 2FM 

"I can't believe this is a debut... it blew my mind" - Gemma Bradley, BBC Radio 1