Posts tagged "tame impala"

Watch Tame Impala Perform Three Songs on French TV

Tame Impala took their psychedelic road show to France last night to perform a trio of songs on the TV show Le Grand Journal. The Currents group (and…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

Big ‘Hoops’: Behind the Rubens’ Conquering of Australia’s Triple J Hottest 100

With four of the top five songs down, there weren't a lot of surprises to be had this past Monday, when Australian radio station Triple…
Andrew Unterberger / January 29, 2016

New Songs, Same Old Tracks: A Brief History of Rihanna Doing Underground Karaoke

As stunning as the "Rihanna covers Tame Impala" headlines were from the leak release of last night's ANTI, what was really jaw-dropping was actually listening…
Andrew Unterberger / January 28, 2016

One of the Tracks on Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ Is a Cover of Tame Impala’s ‘New Person, Same Old Mistakes’

The rollout for Rihanna's ANTI continues to be an amazing comedy of errors: After the album briefly leaked on TIDAL earlier tonight, some quick fans were able…
James Grebey / January 27, 2016

Kyle McGovern’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Senior Editor Kyle McGovern. When I…
Kyle McGovern / December 24, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Stream Our Playlist of the 101 Best Songs of 2015

After you've read our list of the 101 Greatest Songs of 2015 — listen to our accompanying Spotify playlist, rewinding our way through the best…
Andrew Unterberger / November 30, 2015

The 101 Best Songs of 2015

The Hills were alive with the sound of music in 2015, a period dominated by pop monoliths — the year started with Mark Ronson and…
SPIN Staff / November 30, 2015

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’

Earlier this summer, Tame Impala (Kevin Parker, really) released one of the year's finest albums, the Essential Currents, which features the lovely, lilting song…
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
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