Midnight Juggernauts' Psychedelic Soviet Humor

by Jonah Wolf

Midnight Juggernauts' latest video enlivens familiar lo-fi nostalgia with a psychedelic sense of humor straight out of Magical Mystery Tour. We open on a parody of Soviet propaganda, complete with Cyrillic chyron and tacky exotic-mode soundtrack. Fade to a warehouse where three hirsute dudes in uniform parade around a variety of props and re-enact the last supper to the trippy harmonies and phased organ of "Ballad of the War Machine."

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