The legendary and highly influential UK band, Membranes, reformed in 2010 after being asked to play ATP festival by My Bloody Valentine who used to support them at gigs and were one of many bands influenced by the group.
Bands like Napalm Death, Mercury Rev, Wedding Present, Big Black, Beck, The Ex, Godflesh, mark Lanegan, Clint Mansell, Phillip Boa, Therapy and many others have been quoted as saying membranes were a key influence.
Since their reformation the band have released a critically acclaimed album ‘Dark Matter/Dark Energy’ t (press kit here). It is the best selling album of their career.
The Membranes recently did 2 acclaimed sold out concerts in Manchester and London marrying the Membranes unique post punk to a 25 piece choir and a film about the Universe that the band made.
- ‘The Universe Explodes Into Billion Photons Of Pure White Light’
2. Membranes ‘The Breathing Song’ live with choir and film
3. Membranes live in Estonia with the Sireen choir
4. Membranes ‘Do The Supernova’
5.Membranes ‘Dark Energy – remixed by Mark Lanegan’