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Remembering the Cooper Temple Clause

Remembering the Cooper Temple Clause

The early 2000s were an interesting time for music. Before the garage rock rival kicked the music scene in the ass with the raw power of bands like the Libertines and the Strokes, we were largely living in a stale post-Britpop world with “safe” acts like Travis and Coldplay (nothing against either of those bands […]

Whatever Happened to the Cooper Temple Clause?

The Cooper Temple Clause emerged from Reading, UK during the height of the post-punk revival. The NME hailed them as the new saviors of rock ‘n’ roll (though let’s be honest, what band didn’t earn that title sometime between 2001 and 2006?). Their sound wasn’t the straight-up garage rock of their contemporaries like the Strokes […]

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