About Us

DIBJ, the music-making collective of academics from St Andrews have released the second of two songs written and recorded this year to celebrate the University in which they work reaching its 600th birthday. ‘The Dream of St Rule’, written by Chris Jones in the School of English, is a rabble-rousing anthem about the legendary foundation of the little university town in the early Middle Ages by St Rule, who brought the bones of St Andrew from Asia Minor to the remote coast of East Scotland (‘the end of the world’) for their safekeeping.

on ‘The Dream of St Rule’ Dry Island Buffalo Jump are…

French Buffalo Baudelaire, French 19th-century poetry, drums & accordion
Buffalo Jones Old English poetry, acoustic guitar & backing vocals
Buff Me Clean Carolingian queens, cello & backing vocals
Bald Buffalo Keeper of the manuscripts and old books & flute
‘Wild’ Buffalo Bill medieval Jewish theology & bass
Grandpa Buffalo late medieval chronicles & shaky egg
Captain Apocalypse the End of the World, lead guitar

featuring
God’s Gift to Buffalo…
…for The Queen’s medal for screaming rock god guitar solo

Plus the return of the long awaited…

Right Reverend Buffalo on lead vocals again… at last

on ‘The Auld Grey Toon’ Dry Island Buffalo Jump are…

French Buffalo Baudelaire, French poetry, guitar, banjo & vocals
Buffalo Jones Old English poetry, piano and backing vocals
Buff Me Clean Carolingian queens & cello
Bald Buffalo Keeper of the manuscripts and old books & bass
‘Wild’ Buffalo Bill medieval Jewish theology & lead guitar
Grandpa Buffalo late medieval chronicles & guitar
Captain Apocalypse the End of the World, drums

and guesting Quinn the Canadian on backing vocals & being Yoko In The Band

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