Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 12:00

Temples 4/30/14 + Video

Temples at KDHX Temples at KDHX Caroline Philippone
Written by Jason Warren
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Related Video

About this Media...

  • Date Recorded: April 30, 2014
  • Artist / Band: Temples
  • Hosting Show: Trip Inside This House
  • Sound: Dan Kinney
  • Video: Andy Coco and Alan Lorence

The summer of love is over but nobody told Temples. This English quartet recalls the swirling psychedelia of Swinging London, even if paisley and silk have become passé in the 21st century.

Streaming Audio

Their trip through the doors of perception recalls the sounds and pop hooks of Pink Floyd, as led by Syd Barrett, Donovan and the Yardbirds. Vocalist/guitarist James Bagshaw and bassist Thomas Warmsley started Temples as a home studio project in 2012, and a series of YouTube videos helped find them a record deal.

The band embraces the genre of psychedelic rock and, unlike many other bands flying that flag, they are able to make their time capsule of sound relevant. It is an arduous task to take on a style without being derivative but that makes Temple unique. Their homage to late sixties British rockers with a decidedly modern twist has been earning them acclaim from the likes of Johnny Marr and Noel Gallagher.

With the addition of Adam Smith and Samuel Toms, the band's harmonies, sparkling guitars and deep grooves make “Shelter Song” and “Colour in Life” perfect for the sunny landscape of summer. Temples may recall the Swinging London summer of love but with their ability to craft a great modern pop song makes them stand head and shoulders above their contemporaries.

All photos by Caroline Philippone

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Search Parties

Tue September 9

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-crowd.jpg

KDHX Recommends

September
Saturday
20

The Thin Dimes at Harvest Sessions 2014

The Thin Dimes at Harvest Sessions 2014 Harvest Sessions welcomes the old-time country blues of the Thin Dimes for this weekend's concert in the park. This free Saturday morning concert series takes place at the Tower Grove Farmers' Market, and runs May through...


September
Saturday
20

Tower of Song: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen and 80th Birthday Party

Tower of Song: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen and 80th Birthday Party Leonard Cohen started out as a poet, and poetry -- ecstatic, spiritual, erotic and political -- suffuses all of his work. When he launched a career as a songwriter and singer in the '60s, only Bob Dylan could match his visionary...


September
Saturday
20

Lee Fields and The Expressions

KDHX welcomes Lee Fields and The Expressions to 2720 Cherokee on Saturday, September 20 at 8pm.   Tickets on sale now at www.ticketweb.com.


Online Users

3 users and 14714 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook