Midnight Plus One offers up two bewitching new tracks for the Negative Fun Records 2014 Singles Club. "Like Camera" creeps in with a brooding tension and lilting, breathy vocals. Swirling atmospherics and a thunderous beat give way to tides of crashing guitars and a pummeling rhythm section. "White Flowers" follows suit: the initial tranquility eventually succumbs to a beautifully ominous type of chaos, instilling a sense of both mystery and electricity into the song.
Imagine if Perfect Pussy incorporated elements of of shoegaze and dream pop into its sound. Or what if Young Prisms embraced a more caustic, turbulent punk aesthetic? Comparisons like this usually contain a thread of truth but are ultimately futile; there's really no descriptor that adequately encapsulates Midnight Plus One's singular sound and the band has tapped into something that feels imminently dangerous yet undeniably engaging.
200 copies on black vinyl