Andy was a photographer for the University of Birmingham’s newspaper Redbrick and for the local fanzine Musique in the second half of 81 and the first half of 82.

He photographed an incredible range of bands (usually before they became big) – New Order, Depeche Mode, Bauhaus, Eurythmics, Psychedelic Furs, Altered Images, UB40, Aztec camera, Orange Juice, The Beat, The Jam, Duran Duran etc – at venues like the Holy City Zoo, Imperial Cinema, Brum Uni, Aston Uni, Bingley Hall etc.

Andy also shot local bands – The Au Pairs, Pinkees, Fashion, Fast Relief, Colbert Hamilton, Mighty Mighty.

Andy’s photos will be on the BMA soon and can be seen on Andy’s Twitter account @Birmingham_81