CD Review: The Temper Trap — Conditions; Playing The Loft in Atlanta, GA, April 9

CD Review: The Temper Trap — Conditions; Playing The Loft in Atlanta, GA, April 9

The Temper Trap

Conditions

By Eileen Tilson

Apparently there is more to Australia than Vegemite and AC/DC. Out of Melbourne comes The Temper Trap sailing high above the kangaroos and kuala bears, setting their sites on the U2-like dreams of grandeur. With their debut album, Conditions, music producer Jeff Abbiss, (Artic Monkeys’, Editors, Kasabian) cleverly creates the “wall of sound” that made U2’s Joshua Tree so distinct. The band openly admits that U2 as well as Radiohead and Prince had a particularly strong influence on the album, and they use this to their advantage by digging out their own sound while still remaining a mainstream crowd pleaser. Read more about CD Review: The Temper Trap — Conditions; Playing The Loft in Atlanta, GA, April 9

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