The Dead Ghosts are: Bryan Nicol: guitar, vocals & percussion, Andrew Wilkinson: guitar, Maurizio Chiumento: bass, Mikey Wilkinson: drums & percussion, Craig Pettman: organ, guitar, backing vocals & percussion.
We would like to thank our friends, family, local musicians & artists that helped put this album together:
Rodney Graham (equipment loans, letters of support, sculptures, artistic inspiration, visionary guidance & immoral support), Dave McMartin (lyrics on Swiping Hubcaps), Matt Kelly (pedal steel on Turn It Around), Matty Reed (sax on Jerry’s Dead & It’s Been Too Long), Bella McKee (lead keys on Jerry’s Dead), Steve Ferreira (castanets on Tell Me How, congas throughout album), Joel Butler (attempted congas), Dragon, Fraser With, Sean Bohrman & Lee Rickard at Burger Records, Jamie Elliott, Kayla Chambers & Katryna Ohryn for helping cut out photos for the cover, Natasha Nystrom, Creative B.C., Mandy-lyn Antoniou, Scott Livingstone, Shannon Oksanen, Zoe & Lindsay Wilkinson, Johnny Woggles.
Cover concept by Kevin Romaniuk. Album art by Craig Pettman & Maurizio Chiumento.
1, 9, 10 & 13 recorded at the Barn jam space, Ladner, B.C. by Andrew Wilkinson, Big Cat Recordings.
2-12, 14 & 15 recorded at Afterlife Studios, Vancouver, B.C. by: Erik Nielsen: recording engineer/co-producer, Brendan Guy: second engineer & Jackson Gardner: assistant engineer.
1-8 & 10-14 recorded in the D.G.’s basement, Vancouver, B.C. by the D.G.’s.
Mixed & mastered at the Bomb Shelter, Nashville, TN by: Andrija Tokic: mix/mastering engineer & Jack Tellman: assistant mix/mastering engineer.
supported by 6 fans who also own “Automatic Changer”
The Chats are certainly not the most innovative punk act, but definitely the best in recent years. Australian youth riot packaged in classic punk sound, fast, witty and bratty. My album of 2020. Hühn3rmann