New Single from Tender Trap

No! This is not a post about TEMPER TRAP, this is about the great pop band, Tender Trap.  The group’s fronted by one of rock’s icons Amelia Fletcher of Talulah Gosh, and they’ll have a new album titled Ten Songs About Girls coming to you soon via Fortuna Pop in September.  But, for now they’ve contracted this brilliant new single that’s definitely going to hit you right in the pop heartstrings.  I love the muted guitar sound accompanied by the call-and-response vocal display before the group bursts off into blissful melody during the chorus.  If you don’t like this, it’s cool, but I’ll probably hate on you behind your back.

Show Preview: Temper Trap/Crocodiles @ Stubb’s (6/11)

Date Monday, June 11
Location Stubb’s
Doors 700p
Tickets $25 from Frontgate


OK, I know the headliner is Temper Trap, but we here are far more excited to see Crocodiles. I will always love “Sweet Disposition” as one-hit, but Crocodiles killed during Psyche last year putting on a front to back festival set of semi-psyche Jesus and Mary Chain influenced jams, personal favorite being “Sleep Forever”.

Now, they are back with a new album and have an opening spot for a different kind of crowd. Nathan 3.5’ed the latest release, Endless Flowers, which ups the vocal ante and swings away from J&MC and towards POBPAH.

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Download:Crocodiles – Sunday (Psychic Conversation #9) [MP3]

Temper Trap @ Emos (4/13)

Date 4/13/10
Location Emos
Doors 9pm
Tickets $15 from Ticketweb

Emo’s on Tuesday night has a nice little lineup of up and coming talent featuring Temper Trap and Kissaway Trail.  Can’t say I’m the biggest fan of TT, but Kissaway Trail got a lot of great buzz behind them during SXSW.  Plus, what else are you really doing on a Tuesday?  And hear ya go ladies, I’m finally posting this Temper Trap song you’ve been begging for.

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Download: Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition [MP3]