Emperor Yes

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Emperor Yes
Emperor Yes scala london 2013.jpg
Emperor Yes performing live at the Scala, London 2013
Background information
Origin London, UK
Genres psychedelic pop, synthpop
Years active 2011 (2011)–present
Labels TapeClub Records
Associated acts Three Trapped Tigers,[1] Tall Ships, Summer Camp (band)[2]
Website soundcloud.com/emperoryes/
Members Ash Gardner
Hugo Sheppard
Adam Betts

Emperor Yes are a band from London, UK. They have released two singles on Tape Club Records.[3] They have toured with Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler,[4] and Tall Ships.[5]

For both of the singles Wasps and Cosmos they have released videos[1][2] and held exhibitions of art based on the songs.[6][7][8] Cosmos was produced by Summer Camp's Jeremy Warmsley with a video directed by Chris Boyle,[1] and has been played by Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1.[9]



  • Wasps/Fishes (2012)
  • Cosmos (2013)


  1. ^ a b c Cragg, Michael (18 March 2013). "New music: Emperor Yes – Cosmos". Guardian (London). Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Snapes, Laura. "Emperor Yes: Wasps". Pitchfork. 
  3. ^ "Emperor Yes – "Cosmos" Release and Official Video". Tape Club Records. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Joe, Watson. "Live Review: Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler, Xmas Gig, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 17/12/2012". Muso's Guide. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tall Ships and Emperor Yes @ The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham". One Beat. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Emperor Yes & Friends". Very Nearly Almost. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Emperor Yes present 'Cosmos' launch night". The London Vandal. 
  8. ^ "Low Bros x Mr Penfold new London shutters". Hooked blog. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "BBC Radio 1 - Zane Lowe, Annie Mac Sits In For Zane". BBC Radio One. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

Tape Club Records http://www.tapeclubrecords.com/category/emperor-yes

Video for Wasps http://vimeo.com/48127760

Video for Cosmos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPdFmVldU7s