Tame Impala - "Apocalypse Dreams"

Blissed-out Aussie psych-rockers Tame Impala landed on our collective radar two years ago with their Innerspeaker album, and now they’re set to follow it up with the new album Lonerism, set to arrive sometime in October. Frontman Kevin Parker produced it, with indie-psych kingpin Dave Fridmann mixing. The first single is called “Elephant,” but we don’t get to hear that one just yet. Instead, the band has shared a spaced-out six-minute album track called “Apocalypse Dreams,” which ups the ante on Innerspeaker’s melodic float. They’ve also announced a bunch of tour dates around the globe. Below, use the widget to download the song and check out the tour dates.

And now, those dates:

7/28 – Byron Bay, Australia @ Splendour In The Grass Festival
8/01 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Stir Cove (with the Black Keys)
8/03 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
8/05 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
8/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Festival
9/29 – Brisbane, Australia @ Parklife Festival
9/30 – Sydney, Australia @ Parklife Festival
10/01 – Perth, Australia @ Parklife Festival
10/06 – Melbourne, Australia @ Parklife Festival
10/07 – Adelaide, Australia @ Parklife Festival
10/14 – Cologne, Germany @ Gebaude 9
10/15 – Paris, France @ Bataclan
10/16 – Brussels, Belgium @ Ancienne Belgique
10/17 – Hamburg, Germany @ Gruenspan
10/19 – Oslo, Norway @ Rockefeller
10/20 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser
10/22 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Vega
10/23 – Berlin, Germany @ Postbahnhof
10/25 – Vienna, Austria @ Fluc
10/26 – Milan, Italy @ Magazzini Generali
10/27 – Lausanne, Switzerland @ Les Docks
10/29 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
10/30 – London, UK @ Brixton Academy
11/01 – Manchester, UK @ Ritz
11/02 – Sheffield, UK @ Leadmill
11/03 – Glasgow, UK @ ABC

The new Tame Impala will be out on some unspecified October date on Modular.

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Comments (8)
  1. aaaaaaaarrghhh, that’s sooo good

  2. It’s called “Lonerism”

  3. This is great. Very optimistic for the album.

  4. this is amazing. ive loved this band since their first ep. cannot wait for lonerism!

    • just got into ‘em and started with the EP. Half Full Glass of Wine….man. That song just owns your fucking face when the first bar of the verse after the double-time intro kicks in with that meaty bass

  5. Sounds awesome! 2:59 – song over? Split second later – nope, only halfway there!

  6. Major psychedelic boner right now.

  7. man the second half of that song is so hypnotizing

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