Friday, January 1

Next Big Thing For 2010 #1 - The Middle East

Not just the literal centrepiece of religious activism and vanloads of crude oil, but Down Under's rosiest disciples since Hugh Jackman in the first X-Men. From what I can tell, there's six of The Middle East and Wikipedia reckons they've split up once already. A messy band divorce sorta makes sense given the sweet, docile acoustic spells of sensitivity gushing out of their songs 'Blood' and 'The Darkest Side'. Let's hope they keep it together, though. We could do with one of these.

Best Track
'Blood'