Ali Chant

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Occupation(s)Record producer
Guitar player
Associated actsPJ Harvey
Perfume Genius
Youth Lagoon
Soccer Mommy
KT Tunstall
Gruff Rhys
Aldous Harding
Soccer Mommy

Ali Chant is an English record producer, mixer, engineer and guitar player originally from London and based in Bristol. Starting his career as guitarist and songwriter of Bristol band Actual Size in the 2000’s, Ali and the band were signed to Gut Records.[1] The demos which led to the band’s signing were recorded by Ali and the group went on to spend a portion of their recording advance building their own studio in Bristol. Based in a vaulted Georgian basement in the St. Pauls district, Toybox Studios became one of the most popular independent studio’s in town.[2][3]

Ali has worked with PJ Harvey, Perfume Genius, Youth Lagoon, Soccer Mommy, KT Tunstall, Gruff Rhys, Aldous Harding, Soccer Mommy and many others.

Ali Chant’s main instruments are guitar, bass, vocals, percussion and keyboards and is known for working with predominantly analogue equipment. He still occasionally plays with Adrian Utley’s guitar orchestra and appears as a musician on various projects.

Selected discography [4]

Year Album Artist
2019 Designer Aldous Harding
2019 Stonechild Jessica Hoop
2018 Babelsberg Gruff Rhys
2018 Bird Dog Dante John Parish
2018 'Clean Soccer Mommy
2018 European Heartbreak Amber Arcades
2018 On Hold Fenne Lily
2017 Party Aldous Harding
2017 Reservoir Gordi
2017 The Underside of Power Algiers
2016 Né So Rokia Traoré
2015 Perfect Abandon Tom Brosseau
2015 Savage Hills Ballroom Youth Lagoon
2014 American Interior Gruff Rhys
2014 Laura Jean Laura Jean
2014 Slo Light Davidge
2014 Too Bright Perfume Genius
2013 Beautiful Africa Rokia Traoré
2013 In C Adrian Utley
2013 Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon KT Tunstall
2013 Screenplay: The Film Music of John Parish John Parish
2013 The Coincidentalist Howe Gelb
2012 Innocence Is Kinky Jenny Hval
2012 Orchard Minotaur Shock
2012 Put Your Back N 2 It Perfume Genius
2012 The Ghost in Daylight Gravenhurst
2012 Thirst Waves of Fury
2011 Acrobats Peggy Sue
2010 She, A Chinese Original Soundtrack John Parish
2009 A Woman a Man Walked By PJ Harvey & John Parish
2008 Black Gamble Mississippi Witch
2008 Krulle Bol This Is the Kit
2007 Cavalier Tom Brosseau
2007 Gathering of the Haunted Scarlatti Tilt
2007 White Chalk PJ Harvey
2006 Yes! Tinnitus! Shooting at Unarmed Men
2005 Fires in Distant Buildings Gravenhurst
2005 Ideas & Oh Dears Kid Carpet
2005 Once Upon a Little Time John Parish


  1. "Actual Size". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  2. "A Conversation with Alistair Chant of Toybox Studios by John Parish in Bristol, UK". Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  3. "Toybox Studios, Bristol". AllStudios. Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  4. "Ali Chant | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-12-11.

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