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Delphic Announce Fall Tour of North America with Temper Trap

Delphic, Manchester’s favorite indie-techno trio of the moment, have just confirmed a run of North American dates with the Temper Trap for the fall in support of the recently released Acolyte.

12 Jul 2010 | More

FADER Fort Sweats Our Lives Out of Us at the Ace Hotel, CMJ Day 5, 10.24.09

Where to begin with the sweat, the impossibly loud techno, pushy hipsters and the free SoCo? Hard to complain as it was a (free) shelter from the rain, and even harder to begrudge the free booze after a week of late nights and ringing ears at rock clubs across New York City.

26 Oct 2009 | 1 comment | More

Beats, Brawn and Badass Bluegrass: Golden Silvers, Mumford and Sons and the Temper Trap at Music Hall of Williamsburg, CMJ Day 3, 10.22.09

As I made my way down North 6th to the Blue Flowers showcase at the Music Hall of Williamsburg last night, I was certain the shaggy fatigue I was sporting was more believable than any Halloween costume I could have come up with this late in the game.

23 Oct 2009 | 1 comment | More

The Temper Trap – “Conditions”

“Anthemic” and “soaring” are two words most frequently used to describe the Temper Trap’s fantastic debut album, Conditions. And while both are certainly true, I prefer to say that the buzzy Australian band’s songs are so utterly charming and earnest that being this disarmed by your own smile should come with a warning sticker.

13 Oct 2009 | More

CMJ Confirms Full Music and Film Lineup

The full artist and film lineup for the 2009 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival was confirmed today, with new performers such as YACHT, Joan As Police Woman, Busta Rhymes and Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle joining the bill.

6 Oct 2009 | More

Chemistry and Conditions: Here Comes the Temper Trap

Whether having a memorable song during a high point in the sleeper hit rom-com (500) Days of Summer will trigger the Garden State effect for Australia’s Temper Trap and current hit “Sweet Disposition” as it did for The Shins in 2004 remains to be seen. But for the four tireless guys who moved across the world earlier this year to better position themselves for stardom, finally seeing their warm, anthemic and critically lauded debut record, Conditions, get released worldwide is their raison d’être.

28 Sep 2009 | 1 comment | More

SXSW 2009 Day 2: Thursday, 3.19.09, Austin TX

Why dare to dream away the morning when there were spicy Bloody Marys, PBR tallboys and bands to be had …Read the Rest

27 Mar 2009 | More