The Mysterious Artifact linking The Chills to Suburban Reptiles and early Split Ends!

Demon drum beaterBack in 1979, aged sixteen, a friend and I hitched the 1500 kilometers from Dunedin to Auckland to catch the tail end of that city's extraordinary punk scene (as documented on the excellent compilation album 'AK 79').
We stayed in a small wooden...
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Christmas greetings 2016

Greetings from the Chills and I, here in New Zealand, to all our friends, fans and families!

We hope you all have a wonderful festive season and a happy new...

Well, OK.
Let's face it.
2016 has been a year full of "surprises" to put it mildly!

And...

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Solo Recordings on Bandcamp

Graeme Downes and Martin recently did a solo show in Dunedin, playing a few hidden gems and back catalogue rarities. We have put it online for sale at https://martinandgraemesolo.bandcamp.com if you would like to hear it

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Seasons Greetings 2014

Seasons Greetings to everyone from all of us Chills!

We have had an extraordinary year what with finally completing the new album, Silver Bullets, which we are very, very pleased with, a release of the Peel Sessions from long ago and a...

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Guardian Interview

Martin was interviewed in the Guardian while in the UK about his journey thus far and it make for pretty compelling reading. 

You can read it here

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