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Practice What You Preach (ep 37)

It's Ren Faire weekend in Las Vegas and the boys get up early on a Sunday morning to record the podcast so they can go watch the weirdo's do their thing. After the usual tangentery process, the guys get around to talking about the practice schedule in the Band That Shall Not Be Named and theories and ideas on how others schedule their band time. Dick jokes ensue. ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not representative of any organization of which we belong***...


Pipe Band Life Support (ep 36)

The guys are a little tired and a little depressed this week. Lots going on but they powered through anyway. With more bad news hitting for the band that shall not be named, the rebuild starts again. The guys main topic is a pipe band on life support and how to help get through the valley of dark times for your band. It is said the best comedy comes from sadness, so this episode should win a G.D. Golden Globe. ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not...


Back Stage Pass (ep 35)

#FUJoeBrady joins the show to talk about putting on a full fledged pipe band concert. Both W&D and The Band That Shall Not Be Named have concerts on the same day, Nov 10th 2018. They discuss the in and outs of the en devour and why would you want to do such a thing. There is lots of drinking and farting so be warned. ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not representative of any organization of which we belong*** Get your Chanter Rant Merch at...


Three Drongos and a Box of Goon (ep 34)

Stand back... it's the first full appearance of the one and only Aussie Broad... aka Ozzy Ozbroad... aka Camille! She joins the guys for a rousing discussion on pipe band uniform and boobs! She sits in for the news of the week and tries to keep the show on the rails. Good luck! The show is long so we'll keep the description short. Special Musical Guest: Dani Arthy ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not representative of any organization of which we belong***...


We Don't Suck, Irish Girls Do! (ep 33)

Fusco is in Albany, NY visiting family so the guys do a show via the internet and it goes about how you'd expect. 'tis the season to be changing bands so the guys talk about what they look for in a band to go through the trouble for a new year. Is it really just about the sesh? Tune in to find out! Video referenced in the episode: Go to 1:31:45 to get the full experience! ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions...


Rabbie the Pooh (ep 32)

Pooh Bear returns! On this episode our good friend Big Rab joins our heroes as they discuss the backlash from the judging episode of the Big Rab Show, solo gig fails, and sexual gestures. The recorder breaks 20 minutes in but luckily the boys were live streaming the episode, so The Six jump in to save the day! Will our heroes be able to put out a show next week with Fooko in New York? Is this episode out late because Josh had to edit it? Will Rab get a word in this time? Listen and find out!...


The Return of the Cahill(ep 20)

On this episode, Cahill returns from his long journey through the Orient, and has plenty of HPV to show for it. #oneofthesix, Honey Bourbon, sends in a pic of boobs so the boys have to drink in response. Then they go back in time and try to remember what it was like to start this journey to the promised land of piping. Mostly, we sh*it on Angel and Cahill in a veiled attempt to figure out how to motivate people. ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not...


Big Whiny Bitches (ep16)

We have a Saturday morning hangover show thanks to the crew going out the night before to celebrate Fooko's birthday. Kelly, local musician and booking agent, joins the show and takes issue with the Rant's suggestions for her industry. She brings a gift for Andy to open on the air and things quickly descend into why he shouldn't use the social media when drinking. If you are patient, a special Guest arrives to weigh in on the nonsense. ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions...


Product of Bad Parenting (ep 15)

In a very special Mother's Day edition of the podcast, Fooko is off visiting family, so he calls in and they get drunk with their mothers. They review the history of these two ijeets, discuss the lyrics to Beastie Boys songs, and get in to the pros and cons of growing up in the internet era as it pertains to waxing doorknobs. There might be something in there about music but who knows. Special guests Sue and Tori! ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not...


The Sh*t Hits the Fan (ep 14)

This week, we interview Buggie, the piping and drumming chair of the LV Highland Games. He rips us a new one for ripping a judge a new one a couple episodes ago. We issue apologies and try to figure out how we got into this mess. Then we go back to a ball-busting comedy show making outlandish announcements. ***Adult language and situations*** *** Opinions expressed here are not representative of any organization of which we belong*** Follow us on social media at:...


Will the Real Joe Brady Please Stand Up (ep 13)

This week, we show some true man love for Joe Brady, as we do a special brunch episode of the Chanter Rant. Joe Brady joins us for the first time as well as the true podcast legend, Big Rab! We get into various subjects like the Jordanian Military Pipe Band, putting your time in at the Worlds and finding out why Joe hates Facebook. Cahill's Corner returns and we play a game of "How Big is Joe's Penis". 5/6/18 - Cahill's Corner - is edited out for his safety's sake. The sh*t has hit the...


They Were Good, Minus the Yellow Flashes (ep 12)

The gents start off talking about what it takes to make the weekly show, then get into discussions of pipe band ex drama and finish up with the story of a questionable judging at the Vegas Games. On a positive note, Fooko admits he was wrong... well about one service band anyway. No special guests this week and even Cahill was too hungover to get his Corner done in a timely manner. Could this be the end for our dip loving anti-hero?! ***Adult language and situations*** Note: This episode is...


Masturbating to a Karaoke Track (Ep 11)

The Las Vegas Highland Games are this weekend, so we weren't able to record a new show this week, so instead, you can listen to Lauren womansplain the human element of growing a pipe band. Josh and Lauren argue for a bit and then Angel and Lauren argue. We try a new bit called "Yeah We Heard it Bro" and then after that, Josh and Lauren argue again. This is all the stuff we cut from episode 9 for time, but we present it here, in all its glory, for your entertainment. ***Adult language and...


Don't You Know We're Loco! (Ep 10)

Fooko is a bit tired before recording this week, so McGerkin decides to bring Four Loko to the party. As you can imagine this brings all kinds of trouble to the cast, as we discuss Josh's wingman skills, the Band That Shall Not be Named's attempt to pull off AC/DC's Long Way to the Top, and who gets Cahill's money after he croaks. Special guest Sean Cahill of Phoenix joins us for the whole show as we descend into the madness brought on by alcohol infused energy drinks. Or is it caffeine...


That's Us F*cked for Another Year (ep9)

The band that shall not be named has officially pulled itself from competing for the 2018 season, and Chanter Rant discusses how the hell we got ourselves into this situation yet again. Many tangents are taken and road bands pooped on. We finish with a discussion on the one band doing it right! (Hint: it's not us). Special guests Black Thunder (Angel) and White Lightning (Lauren) join us to figure this sh*t out. Spoiler alert: we have no idea what we are talking about. Follow us on social...


Drinking the Haterade (ep8)

The boyz discuss the post St Patrick's Day blues while also attacking the heart of why the hell we do this thing called pipe band. Then they read some listener emails about road bands and dirtbag stories. Special guest and local belly dancer Babs joins the show and shows all future guests what not to do. Follow us on social media at: Join in the conversation with mean comments or #chanterrant!


The Zachening (ep 7-2)

In part 2 of episode 7, Cahill takes us through last weeks episode with some scathing remarks for our hosts, then the guys discuss the drama that happened this week on Facebook thanks to the Pipe Band Fashion Police and Big Rab posting about what not to do in a pipe band. We play some clips of street bands and get the reactions of the special guests, and then we end completely off topic as everyone is so hammered that they can't even figure how to finish the show. This is one for the ages!...


The Drummers Strike Back (ep 7-1)

In the first part of a very special episode of Chanter Rant, the boys welcome two drummers in to the mix and immediately regret it. They talk about the arrogance of pipers, their online dating scenarios and how to stop your drum sergeant from getting laid. Special guests Big Sexy and the hipster dreamboat Zach. Follow us on social media at: Join in the conversation with mean comments or #chanterrant!


Two F$%king Sticks Tied Together (Ep 6)

In this week's episode, the guys talk about why it's damned near impossible to get a decent reed and the severe emotional and psychological damage caused by running the world's worst bagpiping podcast. Listen to the end for our special interview with Joe Brady! Follow us on social media at: Join in the conversation with mean comments or #chanterrant!


Getting Drunk On Cupcakes. (ep5)

In this week's episode, the guys get drunk on booze-infused cupcakes courtesy of Joe Brady (#loveyoujoebrady), discuss band/life balance (or the lack thereof), why Andy is an asshole. Special Guest Angel! Follow us on social media at: Join in the conversation with mean comments or #chanterrant!