Video premiere: ‘Closer’ by Midnight Snack

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Local art-rock collective Midnight Snack launches its new video, made with a surreal, under water-type filter.

“The music video was filmed in and around Asheville,” says Peter Brownlee (bass). “‘Closer’ is about getting back to something that makes you feel complete. I think for some people that can be a person, a place, a feeling, anything really. We wanted to capture that feeling of trying to get back. I think that journey can be peaceful and contemplative, and it can also be chaotic.”

Jack Victor (songwriter/drums/vocals) adds, “When I started working on recording ‘Closer’ with Mike [Johnson (guitar)], he had the idea to cut up the piano and drum parts that I was playing so he could make them into a series of loops. Then he pieced them back together in a new order like a hip-hop producer might do. That became the foundation for the track and we all layered our parts on top of it in the studio.”

Find the band’s most recent release, Child’s Eyes, at Bandcamp.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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