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Post punk city: Glasgow remembered in photography book



Martin McClenaghan was a “fan with a camera” during one of the of the most vibrant periods of Glasgow’s musical history.

The late 1970s and early 80s was the era of Postcard Records, The Fall and The Cramps at Glasgow Tech, and Altered Images.

Now his snaps are the subject of a new book documenting the city, its communities – and its exciting music scene.

“I’m interested in young people, and what they would think of it,” the photographer says.

“A whole crowd of people just standing there looking at a band, and nobody is holding a phone up. They might be holding a fag instead.”

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