Chick Quest
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Chick Quest

Vienna, Vienna, Austria | Established. Jan 01, 2014 | SELF

Vienna, Vienna, Austria | SELF
Established on Jan, 2014
Band Rock Indie


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"Chick Quest - Vs. Galore (Self-Released)"

Over the last few years, bands like Parquet Courts, Nude Beach, King Tuff, and FIDLAR have revived that [original punk] energy and spirit in ways I never got to hear growing up and it has been glorious. With their new self-released debut, Vs. Galore, Vienna’s Chick Quest have joined that group and added another ‘album of the year’ candidate to top of the pile. - The Big Take-Over

"Video Premiere: Chick Quest – “Somebody Call a Doctor”"

Mixing jittery beats and desert surf-rock with American ex-pat Ryan White’s desperate, crime flick lyricism, the album is beach party movie music for post-punk fans. - CMJ

"Chick Quest - Vs. Galore (Album)"

Why Chick Quest flew under my radar for this long is beyond me. With their debut album released just this year, they’re new. By combining post-punk and classic western film sounds, they’re sick. And oh man, do they have a knack for music. This band feels like Devotchka’s gypsy-punk meets The Rapture’s revivalist dance-punk. Their self-released debut is called Vs. Galore and it moves from chaos to order with something close to elegance — which is exactly what you’d want. - NewSickMusic

"Chick Quest Debut Album: Vs. Galore"

Writing a review of the band’s debut album Vs. Galore was really hard. I kept finding myself hitting the laptop keys with one finger, not so much typing words as keeping beat with the tracks. And that was only when I could actually stop myself from flailing my arms with abandon while bouncing my head and tapping my feet to the wicked bass lines and snappy percussion. I can’t remember the last time an album made me want to so badly say, 'The hell with writing a review, I just want to dance to this!' - Fourculture

"Chick Quest - Vs. Galore"

This is an outstanding album that is so far removed from the mainstream that it has cult classic written all over it. - Unsigned & Independent


Vs. Galore (2015)



The initial concept behind Chick Quest was to combine chord progressions from old 60’s Italian Western film scores, such as work by Ennio Morricone, with the dancey Post-Punk of the late 70’s and early 80’s like Talking Heads, B52's, Manicured Noise or The Clash. The band name itself is a nod to cheesy 60's B-film titles and is meant to be taken as "A girl on a quest" as opposed to "Guys on a quest for chicks".

Although the singer is an American expat from Athens, Georgia, the band is based in Vienna, Austria, as the three other members are Austrian. In 2015, the band released their debut album to glowing reviews and were featured on such sites as PitchforkKEXPCMJ, and named one of the best bands of 2015 by Der Standard. Not resting on this success, the band recorded a follow up album in 2016 and are currently shopping it around to labels for a planned release in early 2017.

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