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Chills, The

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The Chills: Submarine Bells (Slash/Warner Bros.)

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Spin, April 1990

MARTIN PHILLIPPS has a way with words. During his 10 years as singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Chills, New Zealand's leading folk-punk band, Phillipps has written more ...

Nuns at the Altar of Rock: Flying Nun Records

Retrospective and Interview by Martin Aston, The Guardian, May 2009

"THERE'S SOMETHING about the antipodes that irritates Britain," reckons Martin Phillipps, on the phone from Dunedin on New Zealand's South Island. Almost 25 years ago, ...

The Dream is Over: Martin Phillipps of the disbanded Chills, interviewed in 1992

Profile and Interview by Graham Reid, Elsewhere, 24 May 2009

MARTIN PHILLIPPS looks bad. His skin is pasty, he's unshaven and his eyes look like an owl's in an arc light. He's been up for ...

The Chills: Silver Bullets

Review and Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, December 2015

NEW ZEALAND HAS had an inestimable impact on The Chills. Had singer, guitarist and songwriter Martin Phillipps hailed from certain other countries, he would perhaps ...

The Chills: Martin Phillipps' triumph and tragedy told with extraordinary candour

Film/DVD/TV Review by Andrew Stafford, The Guardian, 14 June 2019

THE INDEPENDENT scene that emerged from Dunedin, New Zealand, in the early 1980s had all the strange qualities musical trainspotters around the world associate with ...


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