Photos: The Temper Trap and Coast Modern at The Regency Ballroom
The Temper Trap (photo: Sara Uduwela) After a change of venue, Australia's The Temper Trap arrived at the Regency Ballroom last Wednesday, October 19, 2016, joined by Coast Modern. Our photographer Sara Uduwela has the photo gallery below of both bands that you can check out. P.S. Want more show recommendations, ticket giveaways, and music news? Sign up for our biweekly newsletter!
Interview: Politics change the Temper Trap’s tone on new album
The largely blue-collar London borough of Hackney resembled a warzone after a battle. It was 2011, and mounting protests against a coalition government – facing large deficits, and cutting many social services – had turned violent. Australian pop band The Temper Trap has a rehearsal studio in Hackney, a short distance from singer Dougy Mandagi’s flat. “One of the flashpoints was literally 20 meters from where Dougy’s house is,” drummer Toby Dundas recalled in a recent phone chat from Manchester, England, after the band finished a sound check from a show scheduled for that evening. “That day we were at [...]