I Am Bones

For Christmas in 2000, the primary engine of I Am Bones, Johannes Gammelby, received a generous box of grandma's homemade cookies. The content was soon devoured and the box nearly discarded. However, Gammelby realised that there was a certain something about the metallic sound of the box when hitting it with a pen. It sounded like a snaredrum. ...show more

For Christmas in 2000, the primary engine of I Am Bones, Johannes Gammelby, received a generous box of grandma's homemade cookies. The content was soon devoured and the box nearly discarded. However, Gammelby realised that there was a certain something about the metallic sound of the box when hitting it with a pen. It sounded like a snaredrum.

And stomping the floor would make up for the lack of a bass drum - and thus - a stupid, dilapidated drumkit saw the light of day. Playing all the instruments himself enabled Gammelby to record rock n' roll in the comfort of his home, a liberating process of no compromises. The intention was to see how far it is possible to take the 2 1⁄2-minute pop-song when you were raised on high octane, aggressive pop. Like Nirvana, Pavement and Pixies.

The debut album "Wrong Numbers are Never Busy" released in 2005 went on to receive excellent reviews in the Danish media and the first single reached #3 on the biggest indie chart in Danish national radio. Live, the band recruited Tiger Tunes drummer Mr. Q and now it is a unity of five aggressive young men, eager to prove their worth.. ...show less

Albums & Singles by I Am Bones