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The Songs of The Singing Loins

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Medway Eyes Presents… the songs of Paul Weller

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January 18, 2015 · 1:31 pm

ME5 Launch Line Up Confirmed for 29th/30th November

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The weekend of the 29th and 30th November promises to be a good one. The ME5 album (our fifth annual download compilation of Medway music) is in the can and ready for digital release at midnight on Friday 29th November, all 58 tracks of it, and the Just Giving page for donations to Young Minds is under construction. For reasons we’ll come to in a minute, we thought a five year run was worth celebrating with a more than one event, so think of the weekend as a mini-festival.

On Friday 29th November you will have two choices: You can come to the Nag’s Head in Rochester to see Broken Banjo, The Flying Isaacs and The Flowing, or you can go to St Mary’s Social Club in Gillingham to hear acoustic sets by Theatre Royal and Wildfowl plus some open mic performances.

On Saturday 30th we’ll be at the Barge in Gillingham for performances by Balance Lost, Natalie Evans and Chris ‘Arfur’ Allen for a gig that will serve not only as an after launch party for the ME5 album, but also as a ‘goodnight and thank you’ from Medway Eyes. Not only will ME5 be the last album we put out, this will also be the last ever Medway Eyes event. We’ve achieved a lot along the way, but five years is a long enough run for a good idea and it’s time to pursue other things.

So come along. It’ll be fun :0)

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ME4 Out Now! Download and Donate…

Cover art by Lupen Crook

It’s out! Our fourth annual download compilation is available to download right now. It’s essentially free to download, but we urge every one of you to donate to our chosen charity, Medway based Holding On Letting Go, while you wait for the whopping 61 track compilation to download. Please give whatever you can, even if it’s not very much. If lots of people give a little bit, then it will soon add up.

To DOWNLOAD ME4, CLICK HEREHERE or, indeed, HERE. There’s even a mirror HERE courtesy of Steve at ishootpictures.co.uk (cheers, Steve x).

We had a few bandwidth issues just after the release so we’ve added some more download sources in true ‘belt and braces’ fashion in order to to overcome them ;0)

To DONATE, CLICK HERE.

Here’s the track listing. Massive thanks to everybody who has contributed to this album and to everybody who came to the launch gig at the Nag’s Head on the 27th.

Crybaby Special & The Monsters – No Excuses
Houdini – When I Kill In My Sleep
The Muswells – Thunderbolt Pier
Balance Lost – The Shoulder Peeker
Bear vs Manero – Now Is Not the Time For Impressions, Rory Bremner
Firstborn Heroes – Hold On Me
Petts – My Queen
The Hamelins – This Town’s Alive
The Only Sun – Old Rosie
Theatre Royal – A Friend A Stranger And I (alternate mix)
Brigadier Ambrose – Moon and River (demo)
Niltones – Circadian Rhythm
One Eleven Edmund – Caledonian Road
Fortune West – Ex Boyfriend
Frau Pouch – Mittens
The Shagmonroes – Candyfloss Suit
The Galileo 7 – Up
Suzi Chunk – Tripwire
Wolfgang Riot – It Isnt Much
Pity Party – Because We Can’t Hibernate
Broken Banjo – One Trick Pony
Dirty Vibes – Black Habit
Play Dead Proxy – Nil By Mouth
The Blissful Mop – Jack and Stella
Furry Love Lickers – Hollow
Tyrannosaurus Alan (ft. Jak Brown) – STB
Archie Wah Wahs – Damocles
Wildfowl – The Young Maverick
Z Stacks – No Sorrow
Eskimo Chase – Little Miss Too Good
Dogtown – Memories
Philtrum – Caught Inside
The Baron Von Marlon – Johnny Loves June
Los Salvadores – Give in to the Clown
Wolf’s Head & Vixen – Musical Priest
Stuart Turner and The Flat Earth Society – Sunrise
The Love Family – Magic Is Real (demo)
These Guilty Men – It’s Insane
Didi Bergman – Chelmer (live)
Glenn Barnes – How Long
Kelly Stanley – Sick to Death
Peter J Weller – Hold Me Close
Rich Clark – Soul & Mind
James Doyle – World Is Getting Softer
Paul Brightman – Subtract and Divide
Bob Collins – Holy Man (demo)
The Treasures Of Mexico – Optimism
Reavsey (feat. Andy Marling) – All I Want Is You
The Singing Loins – Song For The Underdog
Rupert EagleOwl – Rupert’s Big Entrance / EagleOwl Is Performing
Unlucky Fried Kitten – People
Wheels – Cities
Darryl Hartley – Your Star Implodes
Jamie HB – Motherlode
Natalie Evans – Headcase
Lupen Crook – POV (home demo)
The Objectors – Cold Last Night
Chairs Missing – Rainy Wednesday
UpCDownC – Omni Rock
Hand Of Stabs – Dirge and Trentals Richly Said
My Sick Mind – I Don’t Mean It (Send Me Home)

If you have any difficulties downloading or donating, then please email us at medwayeyes@gmail.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. This could take anything between 10 minutes or 24 hours. We’re a small team, so please bear with us.

All the best from Medway Eyes.

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ME4 Album to be Released at Midnight on Saturday 27th October

It’s almost that time again. The 27th of October sees the release of our fourth annual charity download compilation of Medway music. Once again, it’s at the Nag’s Head in Rochester where we’ll be joined by Crybaby Special & The Monsters, with support from The Muswells, These Guilty Men and Broken Banjo. The music kicks off at 8:30pm and ends at 11pm. These launch nights are very well attended, so get there nice and early.

This year’s album is our biggest yet, with over fifty tracks from local artists and featuring cover art by the brilliant Lupen Crook. It will be available to download via this site from midnight on Saturday 27th October, right after the gig. When you download the album, you will be encouraged to make a donation to this year’s charity. It’s called Holding On Letting Go and is based in Rochester. It supports bereaved children, young people, (6-16) and their families and carers in Kent and Medway who have experienced the death of an important person in their lives. Please donate what you can when the time comes.

We’ll reveal the full line up when we release the album. In the meantime, feel free to plug the hell out of the event and album. You can download a high resolution version of the above poster here.

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ME2: Medway Music for Oxjam

It’s out!  Released at midnight on Friday 15th October to celebrate our second birthday, and for the benefit of Oxjam, ME2 is a compilation of music from Medway and the surrounding area featuring Theatre Royal, Groovy Uncle, Brigadier Ambrose, One Eleven Edmund, Gavin Alexander, Ben Jones, Glenn Barnes, Archie Wah Wahs, The Shagmonroes, Nick Hughes, Unlucky Fried Kitten, Stuart Turner and the Flat Earth Society, The Bresslaws, The Flowing, Lupen Crook, Fires Took Over, Lauren Bateman, The Ambience, Clinker, The Galileo 7, Firstborn Heroes, Los Salvadores, Bob Collins, Reavsey, Rich Clark, The Deccas, The Effectives, Wheels, Chris Austin, The Dentists and Didi Bergman.

We hope you enjoyed our birthday bash at the Nag’s Head. Now you can enjoy a cracking 31 track download.

We did this for Medway. Now you can do it for Oxjam by donating as you download.

Click here to download ME2

Click here to donate to Oxjam

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Back To The Seventies: Line Up Confirmed

Well, as confirmed as these things ever get anyway.  Click through to download and to find out about the original image.

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