PSR-DSS001 – TEMPERS – “Eyes Wide Wider” Digital 7″ Single
PSR-DSS002 – TEMPERS – “Strange Harvest” Digital 7″ Single
DROWNED IN SOUND – “Royal Trux and Crystal Castles walk into a bar, get sloshed on absinthe and cross-pollinate: Tempers walk out. ‘Strange Harvest’ is their second single to date and throbs with lethal intent. Its shoegaze undertones are balanced on a knife-edge against a pitch black abyss of gothic synth, peering into its atmospheric churn is an unnerving but thoroughly exhilarating experience.” – Read it here – 04/22/13
PITCHFORK – “The mechanistic aspects of “Strange Harvest” remain constant throughout, an insistent thump that’s halfway between Factory and Wax Trax!, while Jasmine Golestaneh’s vocals become increasingly distorted and blown-out. Within its four minutes, the slow burn of “Strange Harvest” reaches a point of self-immolation” – Read it here – 04/19/13
ZUMIC – “‘Eyes Wide Wider’ was one of the few tracks that made me stop what I was doing and crank my headphones to ear-rattling levels. The swirling song is dark and omnious, yet instantly danceable and sexy.”
TEMPERS is: Jasmine Golestaneh, Eddie Cooper
Tempers is a NYC-based post-punk/electronic duo comprised of Jasmine Golestaneh and Eddie Cooper. Jasmine, born in Florida, is of Latvian-Iranian descent, and grew up in Paris and London before moving to New York. She has recorded and performed as musician for most of her life and her visual art, primarily collage, has been shown in galleries throughout New York. Eddie is a NYC native who spent years in Berlin, where he released records on electronic labels like !K7 and Eskimo. The started playing as a band in 2011 and began recording songs almost immediately as part of their songwriting process. They have plans to release a full-length album later this year. Their first single “Eyes Wide Wider” b/w “Hell Hotline” were mixed by Damian Taylor (Trust/Bjork/The Killers) and will be released on Pendu Sound on Valentine’s Day, February 14.