Today marks the digital release of Rapture Ready I Gazed At The Body, the debut short-player from Brooklyn’s Midnight Masses. Released in partnership between Collect Records and Team Love, the EP features an assembly of tawny indie-soul and woozy, 60s-inspired pop music.
Rapture Ready, I Gazed At The Body Tracklisting
01 Walk On Water
02 Preacher’s Son
03 Desperate Man
04 Do You Believe In Rapture? (Sonic Youth Cover)
05 Invocation Song *
* iTunes Exclusive
MP3: Walk On Water
In other news, the band has announced a spate of early 2010 shows in their native NYC. In late January, Midnight Masses will reunite with Peter Hale, longtime collaborator and drummer for Here We Go Magic, at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Then, on every Wednesday in February, Masses will be performing at Union Pool in Brooklyn along with an assemblage of special guests to be announced in the coming weeks and months.
01-29 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg (with Here We Go Magic)
02-03 Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool (Feb Residency)
02-10 Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool (Feb Residency)
02-17 Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool (Feb Residency)
02-24 Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool (Feb Residency)