Iain Cook

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Iain Cook
Melt Festival 2013 - Chvrches-4.jpg
Iain Cook performing with Chvrches in Melt Festival in 2013
Background information
Also known as Johnny Dymes
Born 1974
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Genres Alternative rock, synthpop, electronic, post-rock
Occupations Musician, composer, record producer
Instruments Guitar, bass, keyboards, sampler
Years active 1996-present
Labels Goodbye/Virgin, Glassnote, Hostess
Associated acts Chvrches, Aereogramme, The Unwinding Hours, Les Tinglies
Website chvrch.es

Iain Cook (born 1974) is a Scottish musician, composer, and record producer who is currently a member of Glasgow-based electronic trio Chvrches. He was the lead guitarist of the Scottish post-rock band Aereogramme until their breakup in 2007. Cook also composes music for film and television and is a member of the rock band The Unwinding Hours.

Biography[edit]

Prior to the formation of Aereogramme, Cook, who was using the alias Johnny Dymes, was a member of Les Tinglies.[1] In 1998, Cook founded Aereogramme with Craig B., Campbell McNeil and Martin Scott.[2] The band released their debut album A Story in White in 2001, through Chemikal Underground record label.[3] The band's second album, Sleep and Release (2003) was followed by Seclusion in (2004). The band released their last album, My Heart Has a Wish That You Would Not Go in 2007 and disbanded at the same year.[2]

Discography[edit]

With Chvrches
Main article: Chvrches discography
With Aereogramme

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les Tinglies – Sonic Sounds From The Underbelly". Discogs. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Cohen, Ian (25 September 2013). "The Roots of Chvrches: Aereogramme, the Twilight Sad, and the Glasgow Scene". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Aereogramme". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 

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