Introducing ... The Temper Trap

The Temper Trap

Name: The Temper Trap
Based in: Melbourne, Australia.
Members: Dougy (vocals/guitar), Jonny (bass), Lorenzo (guitar/keys), Toby (drums)
Introduced by: Radio 1's Zane Lowe and Jo Whiley.
Sounds like: Rousing, powerful rock perched somewhere between The Delays, Radiohead and U2.
Performances for BBC Introducing: Session for Radio 1, December 2008 and Radio 1's Big Weekend, May 2009.

The Temper Trap perform Love Lost

In December 2008, The Temper Trap recorded a session for BBC Introducing in their hometown of Melbourne:


We invited The Temper Trap to perform at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2009 in Swindon, where they gained a legion of new fans:

  •  The Temper Trap perform Love Lost at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2009
  •  The Temper Trap perform Science Of Fear at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2009
  •  The Temper Trap perform Sweet Disposition at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2009

In September 2009, we caught up with The Temper Trap in London and asked their advice for aspiring artists:

  •  The Temper Trap - does your image matter?
  •  The Temper Trap on the gear they couldn't do without
  •  The Temper Trap recall how their BBC Introducing session helped them break through

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