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Kettering, England’s Temples bring the psychedelic ‘60s to life. Just as the members of XTC once worked as The Dukes of Stratosphear to re-create a psychedelic glow of backward guitars, groovy organs, sitar-like 12-string guitars, thick rumbling basses, and oddly modulating harmonies all wrapped up in fuzztones, Temples now explore those sounds like “Jack Nitzsche on a DIY budget.” That's according to group leader and guitarist James Bagshaw, whose home served as the recording studio for Sun Structures. Praise from The Smiths’ Johnny Marr and The Soft Machine’s Robert Wyatt indicate they’re on the right track, and lysergic pop songs like “The Golden Throne” and “Mesmerise” illustrate how well this quartet can explore the outer reaches of their minds. Elements of Nuggets and Pebbles collections and countless late-'60s lesser-knowns come to life with a dense, modern production that lets Bagshaw and Co. layer the sound with great intricacy. Whether it’s the jam (“Test of Time”) or the milder side of the ride (“Move with the Season”), welcome back to the future again.

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First great album of 2014?

I heard Temples play most of these songs live in Boston in November. Every song was incredible! Highly recommend this LP - instanct classic!

Fantastic Debut Album

With so many mediocre albums being released every week, it’s great to come across an one that’s done well from beginning to end. The song writing is fantastic and the band, along with their producer, has effectively captured that late 60’s sound. I’d highly recommend this album.

Nice debut

Well made, easy-listening album. These guys are impressive.


Formed: 2012 in Kettering, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '10s

British neo-psychedelic band Temples make trippy psychedelic pop that combines the experimental sound of bands like the Move and mid-period Byrds with the classic song craftsmanship of the Beatles. Formed in Kettering, Temples centered around the talents of songwriting duo vocalist/guitarist James Bagshaw and vocalist/bassist Thomas Warmsley. After adding drummer Sam Toms and guitarist/keyboard player Adam Smith to the band, they released their debut single, "Shelter Song," on Heavenly in 2012. After...
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