Photographs of Dr. Calum Bartlett, Barra, The Outer Hebrides, 1976

We had a lot if fun with the boat that year. Aquaplaning and attempting to waterski. No mean feat in the icy-cold Hebridean sea. Here we are on one of the gorgeous Vatersay beaches. Just outside the bay at Earsary, near Harbour Cottage. Me and my friend, Sheila. I think that’s my brother Calum Iain […]

The Buzz Club: The June Brides 24 May 1986 (inc. previously unseen photos)

The C-86 era was definitely upon us. The June Brides had first played The Buzz Club  the previous December and now this fledgling indie scene was gathering some momentum, with The June Brides somewhere at the centre. We happily booked them again. We very rarely had a headline band play twice – Primal Scream are another band that did. […]

Delta 5 Previously Unseen Photos From 1981

Thanks once again to Justin Thomas – another glorious selection of previously unseen photos. This time Leeds post-punk band Delta 5. Their music was inspiring to me as a 14 year old – I had just started to learn bass guitar by playing along to my records. I had bought the Delta 5 album and studiously […]