Archis Tiku

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Archis Tiku
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Background information
Birth name Archis Tiku
Born (1977-05-06) 6 May 1977 (age 39)
Bombay, India
Genres Indie rock, Post-punk revival
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass
Years active 2000 – 2014
Associated acts Maxïmo Park
Notable instruments
Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray bass
Epiphone Thunderbird

Archis Tiku (born 6 May 1977 in Bombay, India) is a retired bass guitarist, best known as a founding member of British indie rock band Maxïmo Park.[1]


Archis moved to the UK with his family when he was one year old. He grew up in Wigan and attended Bolton School. In 1995 he moved to Newcastle upon Tyne to study medicine at Newcastle University.[2]

After not playing live with the band for almost five years, Tiku's retirement was confirmed by the band via Twitter in 2017.


  1. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011-05-27). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. pp. 1226–. ISBN 9780857125958. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]