Stream Twin Shadow Spin-Off Rush Midnight's Full '+1' EP

Bassist Russ Manning strikes out on his own

Rush Midnight
Rush Midnight
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Harley Brown

If Rush Midnight’s sex-tropical grooves sound familiar, that’s probably because the man behind the moniker, Russ Manning, used to play bass with Twin Shadow. George Lewis Jr. actually lends his production touch to a couple of tracks on Rush Midnight’s debut, +1, which arrives October 30 via Cascine. Inspired by his travels through Brazil, Australia, and Europe, Manning recorded demos for the EP while on tour with Twin Shadow. The formerly trained jazz musician knows his way around a rock-steady groove, incorporating exotic flavors of reggae, New Wave, and disco into a smoldering five song set. Stream +1 in its entirety below and find Rush Midnight’s handful of upcoming tour dates after that.

Rush Midnight Tour Dates:

November 5 - Brooklyn, NY @ Cameo
November 7 - Boston, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
November 9 - New York City, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
November 10 - Miami, FL @ Bardot
November 14 - El Paso, TX @ Subterranean Beat
November 15 - Springfield, MO @ Highlife
November 16 - Phoenix, AZ @ Bar Smith
November 17 - West Hollywood, CA @ On the Rox
December 6 - New York City, NY @ Cameo

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