Posts tagged "tame impala"

Tame Impala Share Mesmeric New Single, ‘Let It Happen’

Tame Impala are going to find time in between playing Governors Ball and Coachella this summer to release a new album later thi…
By: James Grebey / March 10, 2015

Repeats and Uniques: A Look at 2015’s Festival Season

Now that three of the biggest music festivals in North America — Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Governors Ball — have announced their 2015 lineups, it'…
By: Brennan Carley / January 15, 2015

Tame Impala Weren’t Actually Accused of Plagiarism, But They Might Be Now

Words: they can hurt people. After a Chilean site half-jokingly accused the Australian band Tame Impala of plagiarizing an Argentine pop star's 1989 single earlier…
By: Brennan Carley / August 20, 2014

Tame Impala Accused of Stealing on Their Biggest Song

Now that "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" has cemented itself as Tame Impala's most popular song — with an Arctic Monkey…
By: Brennan Carley / August 18, 2014

See Arctic Monkeys Unplug Tame Impala’s ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’

Arctic Monkeys have found a sharp new way to honor the spirit of a standout Tame Impala song. As part of Australian radio station Triple…
By: Marc Hogan / May 9, 2014

Hear Tame Impala’s Trippy ‘Live Version’ of ‘Be Above It’

With Record Store Day exactly a month away, Tame Impala revealed they'll be dropping a concert EP for the music-lovers' holiday. The Aussie psych-rock…
By: Dan Reilly / March 19, 2014

Tame Impala Totally Remake Michael Jackson’s ‘Stranger in Moscow’

Tame Impala can make just about anything sound like Tame Impala. Early last year, the Australian band deftly took OutKast's "Prototype" into their introspective…
By: Marc Hogan / March 14, 2014

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Talks Sci-Fi EP ‘Peace Sword’

The Flaming Lips' Peace Sword EP is out now, and it shows a fresh side to the notoriously prolific psych heroes: In fact, it'…
By: Ari Lipsitz / November 8, 2013

Watch Flaming Lips Go Dumbo-Savant for Tame Impala’s ‘Elephant’

The difference between Dumbo and less-funny-looking elephants was that (spoiler alert!) the little guy could fly. It'd be tempting to make a similar…
By: Marc Hogan / October 29, 2013

Pond’s Nick Allbrook Envies Death Grips, Explains What Happens When Galaxies Collide

In May, Nick Allbrook left Aussie psych gurus Tame Impala in May after five years with the group in order to focus o…
By: Dani Bronstein / August 22, 2013

The 10 Best Things We Saw at Primavera Sound 2013

Despite wintry temperatures that led some festival-goers to joke that it should have been renamed "Invierno Sound," Barcelona's Primavera Sound generated plenty of heat during…
By: Philip Sherburne / May 28, 2013

Tame Impala Bassist Nick Allbrook Leaves the Band

Tame Impala bassist Nick Allbrook has quit the group. The Pond frontman, seen recently singing feathery backing vocals on Tame Impala's cover of OutKast'…
By: Marc Hogan / May 20, 2013

Watch Tame Impala Expertly Cover OutKast’s Smoothly Spacey ‘Prototype’

Tame Impala are masters at taking personal, introspective feelings and blasting them into outer space. The Australian psych-rockers' decision to cover OutKast's "Prototype" in a…
By: Marc Hogan / May 3, 2013

Cut Copy and Tame Impala Dust Off Debuts for Record Store Day Reissues

Keep saving those pennies for Record Store Day; the list of releases only grows longer. We'd just received word of MGMT'…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 11, 2013

Tame Impala Trip Out at New York’s Terminal 5

Aussie psych-rock princelings Tame Impala are still touring behind last year's triumphant Lonerism, but time on the road has only sharpened the band's ability to…
By: Jolie Ruben / February 20, 2013

Watch Tame Impala Return to ‘Fallon’ With ‘Elephant’

Tame Impala returned to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night (February 18), the same show where the Australian rockers made their U.S. televisio…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 19, 2013

Tame Impala Offshoot Pond Streams ‘Giant Tortoise’ From ‘Manic Acid Rock’ LP

The members of Aussie psych outfit Pond — three of whom moonlight as players in Tame Impala — aren't wasting any time following up last…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 1, 2013

Tame Impala Mingle Horny Students With ‘Heavy Metal’ in X-Rated ‘Mind Mischief’ Video

Tame Impala's love for Led Zeppelin courses throughout their latest album Lonerism, but it's Van Halen that serves as the inspiration for their new…
By: Daniel Kreps / January 28, 2013

Tame Impala Find Their ‘Elephant’ Swagger on ‘Jools Holland’

Behold the transformative power of heavy psych-rock. It might just be our imagination, but it looks like Kevin Parker gains confidence throughout Tame Impala's performance…
By: Marc Hogan / November 21, 2012

Tame Impala Flashes ‘Backwards’ in Hallucinogenic Animated Video

Psychedelics — siiiike! — are a psyche-out for Kevin Parker. True to its title, the Australian singer and multi-instrumentalist's SPIN Essential second album as Tame Impala, Lonerism,…
By: Marc Hogan / November 8, 2012
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