Dykeenies

Biography

Hailing from the Glaswegian satellite town of Cumbernauld, 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), all aged between 20 and 25.

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.

They are now turning their attention to south of the border. Having been championed by the New Music editor at NME after he received an early demo, they are currently on the road as part of the NME Rock 'n Roll Riot tour with The Horrors, The Maccabees and The Fratellis.

Now signed to Lavolta Records, The Dykeenies will release their debut EP, "Waiting For Go", for the label in November. Written by the band, the eighties inspired, anthemic lead track was produced by Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys/Kasabian/Editors) and mixed by Cenzo Townsend (New Order/U2/Kaiser Chiefs).

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1st February 2012 -

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Scottish rockers The Dykeenies are splitting up after seven years together.The New Ideas hitmakers broke the news on their Facebook.com page on Tuesday (31Jan12), and drummer John Kerr told fans he's devastated about the decision....

Dykeenies - Nothing Means Everything

1st October 2007 -

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DykeeniesNothing Means Everything Album Review Glaswegian quintet the Dykeenies have been gaining some moderate hype from the music press for their lively gigs and catchy singles, and now they emerge with debut L.P....

The Dykeenies, Stitches Video

21st August 2007 -

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The Dykeenies Stitches Video Scottish 5-piece The Dykeenies release their new single, Stitches on 10th September 2007 through Lavolta Records, Stitches follows the album, Nothing Means Everything released September 17th. Scotland have well...

The Dykeenies, Clean Up Your Eyes, Video

3rd July 2007 -

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The Dykeenies Clean Up Your Eyes Video 'Clean Up Your Eyes' is the second single to be released by hotly tipped Scottish newcomers, The Dykeenies. It is a monster of a track - anthemic, uplifting...

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13th March 2007 -

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The Dykeenies, New Ideas, Video Stream

12th July 2006 -

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The Dykeenies New Ideas Video Stream'New Ideas' is the new single from The Dykeenies and it's out on 17 July through King Tut's Recordings. Taking inspiration from The Killers, The Futureheads and Bloc Party,...

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