A Mixtape For You #22: John Robb (The Membranes / Goldblade)

Even if they are not able to come and perform in Turkey, your fellow musicians and DJs from around the world, who have been here before have messages for you. Although the cultural life in country came to some sort of a halt, know that their music and thoughts are with us. Music is unity; it heals, gives hope, recognises no boundaries and is universal. So we start sharing their messages and the mixtapes they prepared especially for you. In hopes and dreaming of beautiful days…

A Mixtape For You #22: John Robb (The Membranes / Goldblade)

Every day my music taste, just like the Manchester skyline, shifts and changes but there are some fundamental cores – punk always remains with me, glam was my youth, dark dub is my companion, the melancholic is my cloak – I live beyond guilty pleasure and remain wild and enthusiastic….

-John Robb

Photo: Aylin Güngör / 2009 / Indigo / İstanbul

1- Earth – Sigil Of Brass
2- The Membranes – The Universe Explodes Into A Billion Photons Of Pure White Light
3- Young Marble Giants – Searching For Mr. Right
4- Joy Division – Heart and Soul
5- The Stranglers – Down In The Sewer
6- Clint Mansell – Death Is A Road To Awe
7- Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Mladic
8- Cabbage – Kevin
9- Kraftwerk – Radioactivity
10- Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead
11- Goat – Talk To God
12- Shellac – Dude Incredible

Also, you can reach The Membranes’ recently released Melancholic mixtape from Spotify. And don’t forget to take a look at John Robb’s amazing magazine, Louder Than War.