These New Puritans
Birth Place: Southend-on-Sea, England
Years Active: 2006–present
Genres: Art Rock
These New Puritans is a British Art Rock band from the Southend-on-Sea area. The group consists of Jack Barnett (songwriter, producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist), his twin brother George Barnett (drums, loops), Thomas Hein (bass, sampler, keyboards, drums) and Sophie Sleigh-Johnson (keyboards, sampler). Their debut album, “Beat Pyramid,” was released in 2008 in the United Kingdom by Angular Recording Corporation and in the United States through Domino Records. The double A-side “Numbers”/“Colours,” “Elvis” and “Swords of Truth” were released as singles. Barnett has claimed that hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan was among the influences for the album, along with electronic...