Iain Cook

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Iain Cook
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Iain Cook performing with Chvrches in Melt Festival in 2013
Background information
Also known as Johnny Dymes
Born November 2, 1974 (age 40)
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Genres Alternative rock, synthpop, electronic, post-rock
Occupation(s) 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 November 2, 1974) is a Scottish musician, composer, and record producer who is currently a member of Glasgow-based electronic trio Chvrches. He played guitar for 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.


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]


With Chvrches
Main article: Chvrches discography
With Aereogramme
With The Unwinding Hours
  • The Unwinding Hours (2010)
  • Afterlives (2012)


  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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