Frankie and the Heartstrings (2014)
Frankie and the Heartstrings shoot, 2014. Pop Sex Ltd Flag construction and photos on the roof of Sunderland’s long demolished Town Hall site, at the time of the photos home of Pop Recs Ltd – a pop up record shop and gig venue ran by the band.
The Lake Poets – Black and Blue (Tanfield Railway)
Martin Longstaff (The Lake Poets) gives his first public performance of ‘Black and Blue’ at Tanfield, the world’s oldest Railway.
Filmed and Directed by Andy Martin // Sound by James Hutchinson.
Duncan Lloyd (2018)
Promotional Photography for Duncan Lloyd‘s (Maximo Park) Outside Notion album. 35mm & Large Format film shot in Deptford and Hendon, Sunderland.
Lucas Renney (2009)
Album sleeve image & promotional photography for Sunderland’s wild man of rock, Lucas Renney. These photo of Lucas were pretty much my first foray into photographing people, which turned out to be a slippery slope on the road to becoming much more oriented towards portraits. Top trivia: I briefly played bass for one of Lucas’ (sadly) short lived musical projects: Blackhammer Union.
Promo video for Medication, a band inhabited by Leatherface’s Graeme Philliskirk and Dickie Hammond, who passed away shortly after writing and recording this track. The video is a celebration of Dickie’s life and incredible talent.
The Cornshed Sisters (2017)
Promotional Photography at Newcastle’s Lit & Phil (and beyond) for the proper canny Cornshed Sisters.
Promotional video for Cohesion’s ‘Eagle, This is Columbia’ single – filmed on location at Seaham’s Blast Beach.
Live video for Cohesion’s ‘Serene’ – filmed on location at Tanfield, the world’s oldest railway.