Tim Chandler

Instruments: Vocals, Keyboards,  Guitars, Bass, Bodrhain (of course)
Resident of: Sheffield, Edinburgh – now London
Other bands:
Autumn of North – 1989-1992
Sins of the Flesh – on and off  1993-Present
Manuskript 1997-Present
Plumage: naturally Blue Black, Crimped, naturally.
Fancy a drink? Pint of Bitter, ‘tha knows.
Fave Club: Invocation, London
Fave Book: Cold Comfort Farm
Fave Film: Withnail
Album? – Varies, Possibly Filigree and Shadow by This Mortal Coil
Fave Quote: Groucho Marx – “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read”
Best thing you’ve been described as: “Her out of Shakespeare’s sister”
Stupidest thing you’ve said so far on tour: “I Live in Tottenham; Saving the world from zombies isn’t high on my list of priorities”
Weirdest place you’ve been so far:  Corridor of elk-death, Dornbirn


Gordon Young

Instruments: Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming, Mixing Desks & Esoteric Devices
Resident of: Birmingham but the Glasgow accent never softens that much...
Other bands:
Seraphin Twin - 1994-1997
Dream Disciples - 1997-2004
Plumage: Some black, brown, gold, red, grey and combinations of the above in the same crimped strand...
Fancy a drink? Lagavulin. No ice. No water.
Fave Club: Glasgow Tech circa 89-92. If you were there you know exactly what I mean.
Fave Book: loads - Espedair Street by Iain Banks seems suitably ironic :)
Fave Film: the original '12 Angry Men', not the dreadful remake, is still a masterpiece.
Album? Too many to choose from: 'Elizium' by the Nephs, 'Selected Ambient Works 2' by Aphex Twin, 'Master Of Puppets' by Metallica or 'In The Realm Of A Dying Sun' by Dead Can Dance
Fave Quote: The entire recorded output of one William Melvin Hicks. "It's Just A Ride..."
Best thing you’ve been described as: English ;) Sorry, I thought you'd said 'funniest'.
Stupidest thing you’ve said so far on tour: " You can tell them apart by the flatness of the antlers...."
Weirdest place you’ve been so far: Lots of strange places with other bands but the winner thus far with P,M? has to be Libson. Fantastic people in the midst of a David Lynch shoots William Burrough's filmset...


Christian Tonkin

Instruments: Guitar
Resident of: Cornwall / South London
Other bands:
D.U.S.T. 1999-2002
Manuskript 2003-Present
Plumage: Mousey brown, now blackened.
Fancy a drink? Fine wine, thank you.
Fave Club: The mint ones
Fave Book: Hard to say, but John Fowles and Conrad feature highly
Fave Film: Blade Runner / This Is Spinal Tap
Album? The Dark Side of the Moon / Exit Stage Left
Fave Quote: Oscar Wilde (from Dorian Gray) "...she is a peacock in everything but beauty."
Best thing you’ve been described as: A good cook
Stupidest thing you’ve said so far on tour: "I'm going to bed after this..."
Weirdest place you’ve been so far: Hollywood, CA.


Matt Helm

Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Some Keyboards, Ocarina (not really).
Resident of: London, Birmingham – now Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Other bands: 
Wasted Talent - 1996 - 1997
Panic - 1998 - 2003
Plumage: Black, far too much conditioner.
Fancy a drink? Pint of Coke - yeah, wild!
Fave Club: Inferno, London
Fave Book: The Road, Cormac McCarthy
Fave Film: Sin City
Album? The Wall, Pink Floyd
Fave Quote: Jack Handey – “To me, clowns aren't funny. In fact, they're kinda scary. I've wondered where this started, and I think it goes back to the time I went to the circus and a clown killed my dad." 
Best thing you’ve been described as:Axel Steel from Guitar Hero
Stupidest thing you’ve said so far on tour: Probably something like 'should we all get an early night tonight?'
Weirdest place you’ve been so far: The portuguese night club / house straight out of David Lynch's weirdest dream - with small tank top wearing hosts, surreal wall art and lots of Morrisey.

rachel iden

Rachel Iden

(formally Speight)

Instruments: Currently only vocals in P,M? but I also play piano/keyboards and violin (albeit quite badly)
Resident of: Chesterfield, Sheffield, Nottingham – now Dorset
Other bands:
Die Laughing 1992 – 1999
Session vocals for Redemption and Complicity in the ‘90s
Andraste 2009 – present
Plumage: Black currently and shortish, but periodically changed to scarlet. The only colour that I haven’t had over the years is green and I have had dreadlocks twice
Fancy a drink? I rarely drink these days, but when I do I love a Black Russian and end up giggling after a couple of sips
Fave Club: Corporation, Sheffield
Fave Book: A constantly changing reply as I read several books a month, but recently I really enjoyed ‘Sacred Hearts’ by Sarah Dunant
Fave Film: Withnail & I or Preaching to the Perverted
Album? The first All About Eve album, Come Clean by Curve or Ænima by Tool
Fave Quote: “Diagonally parked in a parallel universe” but also Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 has special meaning for me
Best thing you’ve been described as: “Best Mummy ever” (according to my daughter, and not just when she wants something)
Stupidest thing you’ve said so far on tour: My idea for the adaptation of lyrics for a cover of “Personal Cheeses”
Weirdest place you’ve been so far: So far with P,M? nowhere particularly strange yet, although I visited some very odd places on tour in Europe whilst in Die Laughing