Monday Photo Blog: Jan Tranta


June 17th, 2013 by

We’re going back over 20 years ago for this installment of the Monday Photo Blog. Ilja has sent us some blasts from the past by Jan Tranta: Nausea, Doctor and the Crippens, The Ex, DOA, and some band called Napalm Death. All shot on film and printed on real photographic paper. Arcane times indeed!!

Dr & the Crippens (photo by Jan Tranta)

The Ex (photo by Jan Tranta)

Napalm Death (photo by Jan Tranta)

Nausea (photo by Jan Tranta)

DOA (photo by Jan Tranta)

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2 responses to “Monday Photo Blog: Jan Tranta”

17 06 2013
Flowerchild (10:41:21) :

Cool pictures. Thanks for posting them. I think the info got lost somewhere. I think the ND picture was taken in Berlin at the Ecstasy, some time around 1988/89 (you’d have to find the years of those tours). Amy/NAUSEA pic is from the Ex in Berlin, they only did one European tour. DOA is also from the Ex in Berlin. I was at that gig, but do not remember the year. DOA would tour Europe all the time.

19 06 2013
Filip F. (02:19:45) :

Great to see Jan Tranta’s photos here, havent heard about him for like 15 years, an interview for MRR w/him would be awesome as he as a young punk living in totalitarian Czechoslovakia escaped to West Berlin back in 80s and immediately became active in local punk/anarchist circles. After the 1989 he helped a lot to growing anarchist movement in Czech, not only sending inspiring reports from every riot which took the place in Berlin back then, but helping with spreading info about situation here i Germany, doing benefits, helping to Czech bands with gigs in Berlin etc. I wonder what he is doing today, any contact/info would be appreciated, send it here please – orba(a)seznam.cz (and I will do the interview)

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