I brought along two virgins to be sacrificed before Brother John – their photons of pure white light will be added to the good and the bad of the universe.
‘What’s their music like?’ They both enquired…
‘Errr….’ was my reply…
Tonight was the album launch for the new Membranes LP ‘Dark Matter / Dark Energy’ – call it a come-back album if you like, it’s out now on Cherry Red Records. READ MORE »
Posts tagged Membranes
As a kid, I always found more than one Membranes song in a row hard to consume; they gave me indigestion… All that triple-bad acid punk-jazz and incidental noises thrown together and then called songs. I wanted three chords; they played strange sounds in-between chords… Fast forward 25 years and I actually now love that kind of rubbish!
Dark Matter / Dark Energy is however very far from rubbish and Membranes have time hopped into 2015, dragging their Eighties clutter with them and thrown it into the Hadron Collider and produced this TRULY EXCELLENT ALBUM. READ MORE »
Where were you when Russell Brand invented fire? Cometh the second day, Cometh the half hour (sets by each band).
It had been a long day, early morning barefoot paddling in Red Wharf Bay, followed by some fraternising with cows in Amlwch. My head was like a shining advertisement for After-Sun Lotion… READ MORE »
(review n pix by paul hammond)
Unless you’re going to a festival then it’s unlikely that you will get 3 decent bands on one bill for the price of one on the same night, this however was the case this evening and the queues of punters lining up outside Manchester Academy to get in indicated many people were of the same opinion as me. READ MORE »
I’ve never been exactly sure of how the universe came to be but an event that hailed it was set to explain it with the help of research scientists, art experiments, writers, poets and legendary post-punk band, The Membranes sounded too intriguing to miss. READ MORE »