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The Dykeenies

The Dykeenies


Years Active: 2005 to present

Genre: Indie Rock

Country: United Kingdom


Brian Fire (lead vocals, piano, synths)
Andrew Henderson (bass)
Steven Ramsay (guitar)
John Kerr (drums)
Alan Henderson (guitar), former member

Artist Bio:

(From their official website) "Scotland's biggers and best new band...a weird and utterly brillian hybrid of The Killers and Panic!At the Disco. Only they'll probably end up bigger than both." - NME The Dykeenies, an art pop five piece named after a phrase in the eighties fantasy film, "Willow", are Scotland's best kept secret...but that is about to change. Hailing from the Glaswegian satellite town of Cumbermauld, they comprise of three brothers - Brian (vocals/synths), Alan (guitar) and Andrew Henderson (bass) - and two childhood friends, Steven Ramsay (guitar) and John Kerr (drums). Since they formed in the summer of 2005, The Dykeenies have played numerous sold out shows around Scotland, as well as supporting the likes of Maximo Park, The Fratellis and Mystery Jets. The band got their big break when they played the "Your Sound" night - a platform for unsigned talent, at Glasgow's legendary King Tuts, the venue where an unknown Oasis were signed on the spot by the then head of Creation Records, Alan Magee in 1993. They Dykeenies became the first signing to King Tuts' Recordings label, whose aim is to release one off singles by new bands with a view to bringing......[Read More]