Iain Cook

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Iain Cook
Iain Cook of Chvrches performing in Austin, Texas, 2014.jpg
Iain Cook performing with Chvrches in 2014
Background information
Also known asJohnny Dymes
Born (1974-11-02) 2 November 1974 (age 44)
OriginGlasgow, Scotland
  • Musician
  • composer
  • record producer
  • Guitar
  • bass
  • keyboards
  • sampler
Years active1996–present
Associated acts

Iain Andrew Cook (born 2 November 1974) is a Scottish musician, composer, record producer and 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]

Personal life[edit]

One of his favourite video game series is Final Fantasy. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.


With Aereogramme
With The Unwinding Hours
  • The Unwinding Hours (2010)
  • Afterlives (2012)
With Chvrches
As Producer


  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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