A 5 Piece from Edinburgh , These Lads are ready to get their Indie/Rock/Alternative Music genre heard by the world… GET TO KNOW ‘ THE INDOS’ in an interview with me.

What are your Full names and ages (you don’t have to answer if you don’t want to for ages) ?
Mikey Knowles, who is 20

Robbie Gilchrist, who is 20

Dando Myrillas, who is 20

Greg Atkinson, who is 20

Jamie Gilchrist, who is 23

 

Who does what in the band? I.e. who does the vocals, who plays what, who writes the songs
Mikey: I do ,Vox, lyrics and play guitar

Robbie:  I play Bass

Dando: I play Guitar, keys and harmonica

Greg: I play Percussion

Jamie: I do Vox, lyrics and play rhythm guitar

 

What is your band’s Genre?

Jamie: The Indos are an alternative rock band with influences in 60’s blues rock bands and Indie rock

Give us a little bio of the band and you guys as individual.

Mikey: We are from North Edinburgh. We met and started playing at a young age, with the current line up from November 2013,our main influences are anything you can shake your booty to.

 

Where did you get the band name from?

Dando: This is a closely guarded secret. Many of our fans have tried to guess but nobody has got it yet, Can you? We’ll give you a cryptic clue; Alligators and sunglasses

 

Are You Signed?
Robbie: We recently signed with Twin City records, a Scottish based company signing some of the best talents around the UK

How did the band come about?

Mikey: The band originated when Michael, Dando and Robbie started jamming in Jamies bedroom. Eventually they managed to get a quality drummer on board. Jamie realized that if they were all there anyway then he may as well join in and the Indos were born.

 

How did you guys meet?

Greg: We met through a mutual friend called Treadfast Johnson and became friends through our mutual love for guitar music.

Who are your influences?
All The boys: The Who, The Kinks, The Yardbirds, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand

What are your backgrounds whether it’s in music or not?

Dando : Me and Jamie both studied Philosophy and are the brains of the operation and  all of the guys grew up at school together except Jamie who is the old man of the group

 

How did music come in to your lives and when did you start doing it?
Jamie: When our parents indoctrinated us in the music of the 1960’s. We started performing from the age of 14 and never looked back

When will you be releasing material?

Greg: Our debut E.P. ’50 Shades of Blue’ will be released on November 3rd, the launch party will be at Cabaret Voltaire on Halloween

 

Where do you see the band in 2-5 years time?
All the Boys: Jools Holland Hootenanny

Where would your dream place to perform be?
All The Boys: Woodstock festival 1969

If you could do collaboration with anyone who would it be?
All The Boys : Tom Jones

If you wasn’t doing music what would you’s be doing?
Greg:
I would love to see the Gorillas in Rwanda in their natural habitat

Mikey: Singing on a cruise ship
Dando: Deep sea diving
Robbie :Clown College – my true calling
Jamie: Open a pizza place

 

If You got asked by a TV show or film to have your music played on, which show or film would it be?
Storage wars or Deadliest catch if it was a film… (some discussion amongst the band)  Total Recall, the original with Arnie!

 

do you have a website, social media pages and music pages for your fans?

Like Us, Tweet us Check us out at …
https://www.facebook.com/TheIndos?ref=hl

https://twitter.com/the_indos

 

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