Related Information for Dear Reader Dear Reader (formerly known as Harris Tweed), is an alternative pop band, from Johannesburg, South Africa. The band was formed in 2006 by singer-songwriter-pianist Cherilyn MacNeil and producer/bassist Darryl Torr. In 2010 the two amicably parted ways, and Dear Reader is now the solo project of MacNeil, who currently resides in BerlinAugust 2006 MacNeil and Torr released their first album The Younger, through South African record label, Just Music), under the band name, Harris Twee.. read more