Anni di attività
2004 – oggi (14 anni)
Luogo di fondazione
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Midnight Juggernauts are a Melbourne based band, described by Rolling Stone US as "David Bowie if his Berlin Trilogy was a collaboration with Kraftwerk and Faust." consisting of Andrew Szekeres, Vincent Heimann and Daniel Stricker. They were personally invited by French act Justice to tour North America with them in late 2007 leaving their mark at the CMJ music festival , later playing with !!!, Holy Fuck, Crystal Castles, Klaxons and label mate Surkin across the UK and Europe. Their debut album, Dystopia, was released in Australia in late 2007, with an international release with additional material to follow in April and May 2008.
Singles released by the group in Australia include "Raised By Wolves", "45 & Rising", "Road to Recovery", "Shadows", "Twenty Thousand Leagues" and "Into the Galaxy". They also have released two EPs "Midnight Juggernauts" and "Secrets of the Universe". Many of their songs were featured on compilations, including Modular’s Leave Them All Behind, FBI's Kill Your Idols cd, Kitsune Maison 4, !K7's Tsubi DJ Kicks disk, Cut Copy's Fabric release, Ministry of Sounds Mashed 3, Ajax's Spin City, and more. They've remixed tracks for !!! (chk chk chk), The Presets, Dragonette, Cut Copy, VHS or Beta, Electric Six, Sébastien Tellier, Damn Arms and CSS. Others who remixed their songs include Grandmaster Flash, Metronomy, Shy Child, Danger, Architecture In Helsinki, Chateau Marmont, Knightlife, Ajax, Curses!, Cut Copy, David Rubato, D.I.M., M83, Bag Raiders, Spod, The Presets, and members of Wolfmother.
They played at various times with Bloc Party, MSTRKRFT, Scissor Sisters, Har Mar Superstar, Annie, Death from Above 1979, Justice, and Electric Six. In late 2007 they were nominated for the J Award by youth radio station Triple J for the Australian album of the year. They also featured twice in Triple J Hottest 100 2007 with "Tombstone" at 86 and "Into the Galaxy" at 57.
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