Profile:
Ali Chant is an English record producer, engineer and guitar player. Originally from London and based in Bristol UK.

He started out as guitarist and song writer for Bristol band Actual Size, who were signed to Gut records in 2001. Ali recorded the demos that got the band signed and the group went on to spend a portion of their recording advance, building their own studio in Bristol. Known as Toybox Studios, and based in a vaulted Georgian basement in the St Pauls district, it was a popular independent studio between 2003 and 2016 when it moved to a more comfortable space where Ali continues to work.

Notable artists Ali worked with at Toybox were PJ Harvey, Mark Ronson, KT Tunstall, Gruff Rhys, Perfume Genius, Youth Lagoon, M Ward, Gravenhurst and Giant Sand. Ali became an in demand producer and mixer after a number of years engineering for producers such as John Parish, Adrian Utley and Tim Friese-Greene.

Ali Chant’s main instruments are guitar, bass, vocals, percussion and keyboards, he is also renowned for working with predominantly analogue equipment. He played guitar in the Bristol band Termites between 2003-2010 and also occasionally plays with Adrian Utley’s guitar orchestra, he has appeared as a musician on various projects.

Ali has also worked as composer, mixer and music supervisor for film, television and computer game soundtracks.
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FV327 Ali Chant - Return To Tucson album art Giant Giant Sand* Lost Love (John Parish + Ali Chant Remix) Giant Giant Sand* - Return To Tucson(LP, Album, Ltd) Fire Records FV327 UK & Europe 2013 Sell This Version

Vocals

Pure 192cd Ali Chant - Yes! Tinnitus! album art Shooting At Unarmed Men In-Flight Instructions Are A Joke, Say I Shooting At Unarmed Men - Yes! Tinnitus!(CD, Album) Too Pure Pure 192cd US 2006 Sell This Version
col2001 Ali Chant - Just For Roosevelt album art Mississippi Witch Alligator Mechanics Mississippi Witch - Just For Roosevelt(CD, Single) Colony 2 Records col2001 UK 2006 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - The Kid's Back album art Kid Carpet Employee Of The Month and 1 more… Kid Carpet - The Kid's Back (EP) Tired & Lonesome UK 2007 Sell This Version
SBESTCD26 Ali Chant - Casio Royale album art Kid Carpet Kid Carpet - Casio Royale(CD, Album) Sunday Best Recordings SBESTCD26 UK 2008 Sell This Version
col2003 Ali Chant - Rot Foot album art Mississippi Witch Van Nuys Mississippi Witch - Rot Foot(CD, Single) Colony 2 Records col2003 UK 2008 Sell This Version
COL2002 Ali Chant - Black Gamble album art Mississippi Witch Mississippi Witch - Black Gamble(CD, Album) Colony 2 Records COL2002 UK 2008 Sell This Version
SW17 Ali Chant - Shameless Winter album art Daisy Chapman Mrs Hart's Premonition Daisy Chapman - Shameless Winter(CD, Album) Songs & Whispers SW17 Germany 2013 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - Savage Hills Ballroom album art Youth Lagoon Youth Lagoon - Savage Hills Ballroom (Album) Fat Possum Records UK & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - The Underside Of Power album art Algiers (2) Cleveland Algiers (2) - The Underside Of Power (Album) Matador US 2017 Sell This Version
none Ali Chant - Moon album art Alison Sudol Alison Sudol - Moon(12", EP, 140) We Are Hearth LLC none US 2018 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

12GUT39 Ali Chant - Weights & Measures album art Actual Size Actual Size - Weights & Measures(12") Gut Records 12GUT39 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - Fires In Distant Buildings album art Gravenhurst Song From Under The Arches Gravenhurst - Fires In Distant Buildings (Album) Warp Records Japan 2005 Sell This Version
Pure 192cd Ali Chant - Yes! Tinnitus! album art Shooting At Unarmed Men Pat Yourself On The Proverbial and 1 more… Shooting At Unarmed Men - Yes! Tinnitus!(CD, Album) Too Pure Pure 192cd US 2006 Sell This Version
SASR#23 Ali Chant - Shake Shake Hello?! album art You & The Atom Bomb Marvellous Transmissions Of Star Craft (as Ali) You & The Atom Bomb - Shake Shake Hello?!(CD, MiniAlbum) Sink And Stove Records SASR#23 UK 2006 Sell This Version
col2001 Ali Chant - Just For Roosevelt album art Mississippi Witch Alligator Mechanics Mississippi Witch - Just For Roosevelt(CD, Single) Colony 2 Records col2001 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SBESTS61 Ali Chant - I Don't Want To Fall In Love With You album art Kid Carpet Kid Carpet - I Don't Want To Fall In Love With You(7", Single) Sunday Best Recordings SBESTS61 UK 2008 Sell This Version
col2003 Ali Chant - Rot Foot album art Mississippi Witch Rot Foot Mississippi Witch - Rot Foot(CD, Single) Colony 2 Records col2003 UK 2008 Sell This Version
COL2002 Ali Chant - Black Gamble album art Mississippi Witch Mississippi Witch - Black Gamble(CD, Album) Colony 2 Records COL2002 UK 2008 Sell This Version
SBESTCD26 Ali Chant - Casio Royale album art Kid Carpet Kid Carpet - Casio Royale(CD, Album) Sunday Best Recordings SBESTCD26 UK 2008 Sell This Version
none Ali Chant - The Green Eyed album art Daisy Chapman Daisy Chapman - The Green Eyed(CD, Album) Not On Label (Daisy Chapman Self-released) none UK 2009 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - Acrobats album art Peggy Sue Peggy Sue - Acrobats (Album) Wichita, [PIAS] Entertainment Group US 2011 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - Put Your Back N 2 It album art Perfume Genius Dark Parts and 1 more… Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It (Album) Matador US 2012 Sell This Version
Ali Chant - Orchard album art Minotaur Shock Minotaur Shock - Orchard (Album) Melodic UK 2012 Sell This Version
f0083 Ali Chant - They May Put Land Between Us album art Joyce The Librarian Joyce The Librarian - They May Put Land Between Us(CD, Album) Folkwit Records f0083 UK 2012 Sell This Version