dank music for dark times



Three darkwave angels whose grungy headquarters is in East Van. The Ghosts are Megan Krenbrink on drums, Andrew Walker on guitar and Joey Chaos yelling into a mic.  A reactive, cathartic response to social and political discord, social ennui, love and anomie. We melt digital technology and analog instrumentation to create distorted synthetic soundscapes, jagged guitar blasts and brutalist beats to carry shrouded words. We’ve snuck onto stages big and small, from house parties to Juno week.  
Elegy is our most recent EP. It was written as a reactive, cathartic response to political discord, social ennui, love, addiction and death. Most of the instrumentation was recorded live – a first for us – and captures the raw energy of our stage show. Written and produced by Joey Chaos, Andrew Walker and Megan Krenbrink with additional production by Chris Peterson (OHM, Frontline Assembly, Decree) and additional engineering by Elliot Fanglord (Freak Dream). Elegy was mastered by Greg Reely and is the follow up to our single Fear (2016) and our full length album Polarizer (2013).
Cover for Joey Chaos and the Ghosts Elegy EP


Partyfest 2019

We’re really good at internet so here it is but Partyfest 2019 was absolutely off the hook. We got to share the stage with Devours, Shitlord Fuckerman, Freak Dream, Spencer Owen Timeshare, Operator 2 and Okibi. Big ups to Red Gate for hosting, BAD/GOOD for putting it on and Creative BC for the grant to …

Elegy EP – Out Now!

That’s right ghouls, our brand new EP Elegy is available now! Stream it for free on Bandcamp or download it for a couple bucks, we gotta keep the heat on in the jam room somehow. Available on all streaming platforms next week. Elegy EP by Joey Chaos and The Ghosts