Since their official debut in January, neurosurgeon it’s been hard keeping up with the flurry of releases from Chicago party-throwers Midnight Conspiracy these past few months. Their latest remix, rubella a synth-heavy italo take on Crystal Castles’ “Vietnam” reached the #2 spot on Hype Machine’s most popular charts in it’s first week of release, making it the 4th time they’ve reached the #2 spot on Hype Machine, and their 5th time in the Top 5. The song joins the ever-growing list of Midnight Conspiracy’s other successful offerings, including a dreamy dubstep re-imagining of Esser’s pop anthem “Headlock”, which was featured on BBC Radio 1 on the Kissy Sell Out Show, a spacey update of Crystal Castles’ classic “Crimewave”, which was released in support of the band’s new album and HARD Summer Tour, and Midnight Conspiracy’s first release, an italo-electro version of Chromeo’s “Night By Night”.

Co-conspirators Graham Geren, Louis Kha, and Mikul Wing don’t intend to slow down any time soon; Straight off their first official “Dead Fame” Tour this past summer, and following up performances at SXSW in Austin and WMC in Miami, Midnight Conspiracy will bring their dirty electro rock on the road again this fall touring with Innerpartysystem. Not limited to just beats, they also boast a clothing line, and Midnight Conspiracy street art can be found in cities along their tour route. They’re set to release heavier official remixes of Shinichi Osawa, Editors, Innerpartysystem, Crookers and fellow Chicagoan Gemini Club.

Lucky Date – Ho’s & Disco’s (Midnight Conspiracy Remix)