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The Middle East were a musical collective from Townsville, Australia, which formed in 2005. Fusing various influences from post-rock to folk to ambient, various members have at different times played in other North Queensland based groups such as Joseph Liddy and the Skeleton Horse, The Forest, and We Are Buildings.

After completing several East Coast tours, they released a split EP in 2006 with local Cairns band Sleeping in Trains. Their debut album The Recordings of the Middle East was… read more

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  • i miss this so much
  • & it's the darkest side of my heart that dies when you come to me...
  • I feel ashamed I forgot about these guys
  • pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów The Middle East
  • why this band split up really
  • I hope these guys come back one day. Both of their albums are beautiful. Seriously underrated band.
  • ridiculously impressive work.
  • it's incredibly sad that this band is no more. i want that you are always happy is actually very dear to my heart.
  • for those which still mourns TME, Bree Tranter just released her new EP named Jaws a few days ago.
  • [url=http://hhhhappy.com/2013/09/19/introducing-skeleton-jack/]skeleton jack[/url] is the solo project from the middle east's bassist, jack saltmiras.

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