By request, some videos

31 August, 2009

Two newer ones:

Blood, Sydney, ?, 8 Aug 2009
Does anyone know what show that was?

The Darkest Side, The Old Museum, Brisbane, June 4 2009
(I saw this one…)
Please enjoy the comedy variations to the lyrics…

And an old (but very, very good) one:
Pig Food, Townsville, CD Launch at the Riverway Arts Centre, April 24, 2008.
Actually the last part of this video is from the song “Tsietsi”.

(Find more videos via the Videos category).

Recording to start late October (according to Faster Louder)

30 August, 2009

“After this east coast adventure, The Middle East will regroup in their hometown to record a debut album. While the indie troupe is lined up for Homebake and Meredith Music Festival in December, these October shows might be your last chance for a while…”

Read the full article


29 August, 2009

L’Orfèvre seems to be the myspace page of Mark Myers. As well as playing in the current line up, it looks like he’s the guy responsible for producing at least some of the tracks on the EP, including Blood. Check out his page at

Curious? “The Goldsmith”. Indeed.

New October Dates

29 August, 2009

Lifted from the myspace page:

9 Sep 2009 10:45 P
Big Sound – Family Night Club Brisbane, Queensland
8 Oct 2009 8:00 P
Princess Theatre *ALL AGES* Brisbane, Queensland
9 Oct 2009 8:00 P
Manning Bar *ALL AGES* Sydney, New South Wales
10 Oct 2009 8:00 P
ANU Bar Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
11 Oct 2009 8:00 P
The Corner Hotel Melbourne, Victoria
5 Dec 2009 11:00 A
Homebake, Sydney Domain Sydney, New South Wales
13 Dec 2009 11:00 A
Meredith Music Festival Meredith, Victoria

Please pay for the music if you like it (and if it’s possible)

29 August, 2009

“I think eight songs are better than five.”

via, thenoiseis.

“Recordings of The Middle East” makes it into the Aria Charts

29 August, 2009

Number 9 in the Australasian Singles Chart, 24/08/2009.
Highest position 6.

Number 28 in the Physical Singles Chart, 24/08/2009.
Highest position 25.


Take a look here.



Here’s a couple of reviews from the Doves tour

10 August, 2009

(Photo by areminder).

Blogger/photographer’s thoughts on the EP the Old Museum gig

10 August, 2009

You’ve seen the photos already, now read photographer Justin Edwards blog post here. Looks like he might have missed TME at Splendour though, judging by this photoset on flickr though.