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Luke Temple Hosts Residency Series at Union Pool, On Tour Now

Luke Temple is finishing up his East Coast tour with his band that includes Here We Go Magic bandmate, Eliot Krimsky (also of Glass Ghost), Mike Johnson of Dirty Projectors, and Brian Bentancourt of Hospitality. Announced today via BrooklynVegan, Luke will playing shows at Union Pool for the first three Tuesdays of the December and he has brought some friends along with him.


DECEMBER 3
ELLIOT KRIMSKY
MEMS (5) – (Ofir Ganon and Greg Sarnier of Deerhoof)
CHRIS BEAR (of Grizzly Bear)
LUKE TEMPLE

DECEMBER 10
DANIEL CARTER//AUSTIN VAUGHN
SAM OWENS (of Celestial Shore)
STEVE MARION (of Delicate Steve)
LUKE TEMPLE

DECEMBER 17
ADAM SCHATZ (of Man Man)
JEREMY GUSTIN AND INDIGO STREET (of Delicate Steve)
RYAN SEATON (of Callers)
LUKE TEMPLE

Read more below to get buy links for Good Mood Fool and see dates for Luke Temple’s tour.

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ALBUM RELEASE // Luke Temple ‘Good Mood Fool’ Out Now

The new solo album, Good Mood Fool, by Here We Go Magic‘s Luke Temple is now available in the US.

Read more below to get buy links for Good Mood Fool, see dates for Luke Temple’s tour, and watch the beautiful video for “Florida” by director Kris Moyes.
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ALBUM STREAM // Luke Temple Releases New Video For “Florida” On MOKB, New Album ‘Good Mood Fool’ Streaming Now on HypeMachine



Today the new video for “Florida” premiered on My Old Kentucky Blog! The video, which was featured in VEVO‘s Indie Wednesday showcase, is directed by Kris Moyes who has worked with Grizzly Bear, Kirin J Callinan, Sia, and more. Watch the video above or on VEVO here and then read Luke’s artist statement on the video.

On the video, Temple has released the following artist statement:

“There have been 70,000+ deaths related to the Mexican drug cartels since 2006.

The Unites States is, by far, the largest market for cocaine use in the world with roughly 16% of its population using the drug.
New Zealand is second at roughly 4%
Mexico itself hovers around 2%.
They supply it, we buy it.

Being a musician I have been around my share of the stuff and can say that there is an absolute disconnect from the reality of what is being supported by the purchase of cocaine.

Our privilege and relative comfort can make it hard to look outside of our immediate gratification.

It seems almost impossible to exist without being an indirect aid to the exploitation of those less fortunate but we can at least start with the glaringly obvious.

It’s absolutely not worth just being able to party for another few hours.”

Click read more for links to stream Luke’s new album in full on HypeMachine, pre-order links for the new album, and a list of Luke’s tour dates starting next Monday night for his album release show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.
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Luke Temple & Eliot Krimsky Cover Curtis Mayfield’s “Suffer”, Album Release Show at LPR October 14

Today we present a pretty sweet gift to Luke Temple and Curtis Mayfield fans alike. Listen to Luke Temple and Here We Go Magic bandmate, Eliot Krimsky (also of Glass Ghost) cover Curtis Mayfield‘s “Suffer” ABOVE or on YouTube HERE.

The cover, originally part of Temple’s live show, is an appropriate preview of Luke’s new solo album, Good Mood Fool out October 15th. The new album shows Temple at his most minimalistic utilizing only his voice, a drum machine, a bass guitar, and a Juno-1 synth to produce the soulful and sultry sounds of his fifth solo album.

On the song, Temple says, “It’s nice to remind – and in some cases introduce – an amazing song to people. Curtis makes your heart sing even if it’s a song about regret.”

Pre-order Good Mood Fool now from SCD, Amazon, iTunes and your local record store.

To celebrate the new album, Temple will play a special album release show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on October 14th!

ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Luke Temple Readies Solo Album ‘Good Mood Fool’, Releases Stream of “Katie” via SPIN

You may know him as the frontman of Here We Go Magic, however, Luke Temple will be releasing a new solo album, Good Mood Fool, through Secretly Canadian this October! In this solo effort, Luke pairs down his instrumentation to just his voice, a drum machine, a bass guitar, and a Juno-1 synthesizer. SPIN premiered the album’s poppy second track, “Katie”, this morning and you can listen to it above or HERE on YouTube.

Peep the track list and album artwork below and then pre-order Good Mood Fool at Secretly Canadian Distribution, Amazon, iTunes and your local record store. If you want to see Luke play his new solo material live, check him out this Thursday, July 25th at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn with TEEN and White Bike.

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AUDIO

Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado
Katie by Luke Temple
Think Of The Ocean by Porcelain Raft

VIDEOS

Happy by Tomas Barfod

Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

COMING SOON

Tomas Barfod
Love Me
CD / LP
Woman's Hour
Conversations
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Damien Jurado
Birmingham, AL - The Bottletree

Gardens & Villa
Charlotte, NC - Visulite Theatre  w/ Tycho

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