Posts tagged "tame impala"

A Cheerleader and Basketball-Playing Gorilla Hook Up in Tame Impala’s ‘The Less I Know The Better’ Video

Tame Impala’s music video for “The Less I Know The Better” is bananas. The surreal, possibly NSFW (depending on what your boss’ tolerance for PG-15…
James Grebey / November 27, 2015

Hear Tame Impala’s Eerie Cover of Kylie Minogue’s ‘Confide in Me’

For Tame Impala’s latest contribution to Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series — which previously saw the band take on OutKast’s…
Andrew Unterberger / November 13, 2015

Tame Impala Bring a Colorful ‘The Less I Know the Better’ to ‘Colbert’

Tame Impala continue their well-earned victory lap following the near-perfect SPIN Album of the Week, Currents, with headlining dates at New York’s Radio City Music Hall and…
Harley Brown / October 8, 2015

Judge Dismisses Tame Impala ‘Unpaid Royalties’ Charges

Tame Impala released the stellar Currents this summer, but the band’s Kevin Parker was also embroiled in a bit of legal red tape concerning royalties concerning the…
Brennan Carley / October 6, 2015

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Considers Whether or Not Music Should Be Free

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker stopped by BBC Radio 6 on Sunday to offer his take regarding whether or not music should be free. Responding to…
Rachel Brodsky / September 20, 2015

Tame Impala Made a ‘Bedtime Mix’ for BBC, Featuring Frank Ocean, Air, the Flaming Lips

In honor of their lazy Sunday, Tame Impala put together a playlist for BBC Radio 1’s “Bedtime Mix” series. Stream all 33 minutes of blissfully…
Harley Brown / September 14, 2015

Tame Impala Face Lawsuit From Band Alleging Uncredited Sampling on ‘Currents’

Review: Tame Impala Embark on a Flawless Interstellar Journey With 'Currents' Toward…
Brennan Carley / August 20, 2015

Tame Impala Greet the Reaper in an Airport in ‘Let it Happen’ Video

Last week, Tame Impala gave us heart palpitations with their “Let It Happen” video teaser (taken from this year’s Essential Currents), which portrayed a man going…
Rachel Brodsky / August 17, 2015

Tame Impala Suffer Heavy Flight Turbulence in ‘Let It Happen’ Video Preview

Indie-psych tripsters Tame Impala have shared a preview of their forthcoming new video for Currents standout “Let it Happen.” Though the clip is super-short (it’s shared…
Rachel Brodsky / August 14, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The Best (and Worst) Things We Saw On Saturday

Lollapalooza Day Two has wrapped, but the immense crowds have grown, well, immensely more crowded. Saturday brought a bevy of fine performances from Tyler, the Creator, Tame Impala, Metallica, and more.
SPIN Staff / August 2, 2015

Watch Tame Impala’s Breezy Lollapalooza 2015 Set

Tame Impala continued their recent hot streak — last month’s critically acclaimed Currents is still on heavy rotation over at Beats 1 — with a…
Brennan Carley / August 2, 2015

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, Mark Ronson Cover Queens of the Stone Age’s ‘I Sat By the Ocean’

Aside from making his own immaculate record Currents, Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker also found some time this year to make an appearance “Daffodils” from Mark…
Colin Joyce / July 31, 2015

Five Videos That Won’t (But Should) Get VMA Nominations Tomorrow

MTV plans to announce the nominations for the network’s annual Video Music Awards tomorrow, and sure as ever, there’ll be a number of glaring snubs.
SPIN Staff / July 20, 2015

The Moment Has Arrived for Tame Impala

Kevin Parker’s in Pittsburgh when he answers his phone. It’s early June and the 29-year-old Australian — the ambitious but self-effacing mastermind behind Tame Impala, one…
Kyle McGovern / July 17, 2015

Review: Tame Impala Embark on a Flawless Interstellar Journey With ‘Currents’

Toward the end of Currents, Australian psych-rockonauts Tame Impala’s impeccable third studio LP, Kevin Parker tells us how he really feels. “The desire to know what’s…
Harley Brown / July 13, 2015

Listen to Tame Impala’s Spectacular ‘Currents’

Australian psych-rock minor deities Tame Impala are now streaming their third studio LP, Currents, on NPR’s First Listen. Even though Kevin Parker and co. have been dropping more…
Harley Brown / July 12, 2015

Tame Impala Premiered the Deeply Funky ‘The Less I Know the Better’

“Don’t make me wait forever,” croons Kevin Parker, and it’s nice to see he takes his own advice: his psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala has…
Harley Brown / July 7, 2015

Tame Impala Go Behind the Scenes of ‘Currents’ in Trippy New Video

The release date for Tame Impala’s excellent new album Currents is quickly creeping up — that’s July 17 via Interscope, if you need to prepare — and…
Brennan Carley / July 2, 2015

Governors Ball 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

This weekend’s Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City brought rising talent and well-established stars to four stages on Randall’s Island, just off the…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2015

The 63 Best Songs of 2015 So Far

Since we said hey-what’s-up-hello to 2015, the year has taken us out to the local, brought us home tonight, made us say oh my gosh, and…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2015
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