C – 86 Show inc. an interview with me!

I recently saw there was a Twitter account @C86Show and so tagged it in when I was writing about the Mighty Mighty Buzz Club show a couple of weeks ago. That resulted in David Eastaugh, the man behind the C86 show contacting me and asking if he could interview me. Obviously I was delighted and […]

The Buzz Club London: Yeah Jazz 1986/7

I’ve just remembered this Buzz Club! It’s not written down anywhere in my notes so I’m not 100% sure when it actually took place. This review from ‘Sounds’ reminded me of it. Breaks my heart a little bit to read the review, ‘So that big time, small-brained music business no marks can forget to turn […]

The Buzz Club: BMX Bandits & The Househunters 14th Feb. 1987

“If I could be in any other band, it would be BMX Bandits” Kurt Cobain BMX Bandits were formed in 1985 by songwriter and lead vocalist Duglas T Stewart out of the ashes of The Pretty Flowers, a short-lived group that featured Duglas alongside Frances McKee (The Vaselines), Sean Dickson (The Soup Dragons) and Norman […]

The Buzz Club: Andy White 18.10.1986

Andy White 18th October 1986 I saw Andy White perform ‘Religious Persuasion‘ on ‘Whistle Test’ in 1986 and knew he was to be our next Buzz Club booking. In fact, we mentioned it on the flier… His debut album had just come out. Andy played ‘Religious Persuasion‘ on a roof in Belfast for BBC’s ‘Whistle Test‘, ‘Melody […]