The Star Profiles

Duglas T. Stewart
  • Vocals
  • Moog
  • Theremin
  • Interpretive Dance
Duglas' autograph
Very much the leader of the Bandits since it was formed in the eighties, Duglas is a young romantic at heart writing all those love songs which just reveal this fact. He is married and has a young daughter called Rhonda who is featured on his solo album Frankinstein. He used to be the Scottish Corespondent for the Mark Radcliffe Show until it was dropped, bringing in some Scottish culinary delights that made Mark and Lard feel ill. The best being his home-made Ginger wine and shortbread. He appears on Radio Scotland sometimes in the morning. Currently works for BBC Scotland on The Beat Room and as assistant producer on Saturday morning kids TV programmes.
Francis Macdonald
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Piano
  • Vocals
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass
  • Toyroyal Keyboard
Francis' autograph
The now infamous BMXster has worked with nearly every band in Scotland including the also brilliant Teenage Fanclub. He currently manages the Shoeshine Records label and is a major part of the Radio Sweethearts too. With so many collaborations on the go Francis is a busy man indeed. Shoeshine and it's Spit 'n' Polish offshoot has been very well respected.
Sushil K. Dade
  • Acoustic and electric bass
  • Acoustic and Bottleneck guitar
  • Radio operation
  • Percussion
  • Autoharp
  • Drums
  • Echo units
  • Acceleration
  • Vocals
I haven't got Sushils autograph yet
Sushil is the nice bloke who puts those great interludes onto the albums. He also does a lot of the designing of the covers of the album. Recently he has started Future Pilot AKA which are basically collaborations between himself and other great musicians such as Kim Fowley and the Cornershop guy. The results are sometimes nothing short of brilliant and are released on his own Via Satallite record label. FPAKA has really taken off, as has his own driving school and as such Sushil rarely plays a part with the Bandits these days.
Lawrence Kim
  • Electric Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Melodica
  • Moog
  • Theremin
  • Vocals
Lawrence's autograph
I don't know much about Lawrence, but he must be alright to play in the Bandits. That's the thing with most groups, you're always the least well known if you're not the front man. Anyway I bet he's doing some collaborations too, that word seems to pop up quite often. Oh he's from America. He has left the band.
Gabriel Telerman
  • Electric/ Accoustic/ Nylon-strung and Bowed Guitars
  • Vocals
Gabriels autograph
Gabriel has become a father not so long ago and is happily settled in Scotland. When not playing gigs and changing nappies, he is doing a computing degree part-time at the Glasgow Caledonian University. Comes from Argentina. He has now graduated and is a graduate scheme.
The above statements about individual band members may seem stupid and totally useless, but to be honest I haven't met the band so I couldn't tell you more. In fact some details may be wrong. If so I'm sorry.

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