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It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

The massive, unpredictable commercial success of the Straight Outta Compton movie is going to cause a lot of ripple going forward. It’s going to have implications in black cinema, in Hollywood studios wondering whether it’s financially risky to make movies with almost entirely black casts. (Honestly, those studios should’ve learned that lesson over and over… More »

Chances are you’ve watched Silentó Whip, watched him Nae Nae at some point this summer. Perhaps you’ve even Whipped, Nae Nae’d, or done the Stanky Legg yourself. The then-unknown Atlanta teenager born Ricky Hawke — which is a much better pop-star name than Silentó — uploaded “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” to SoundCloud back in January. More »

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Congratulations To Tame Impala On Their First Sample Lawsuit

Tame Impala's critically acclaimed new album, Currents, has hit a few rough patches already -- namely, the mini-controversy about "'Cause I'm A Man," and Kevi…
Caitlin White | August 20, 2015 - 11:29 am
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Tame Impala – “Let It Happen” Video

Tame Impala previewed their video for Currents' opening epic "Let It Happen" last week, and now the final cut has arrived. The video's protagonist blur…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2015 - 10:18 am
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Tame Impala – “Nangs (Lushlife Remix)”

The Philadelphia rapper and producer Lushlife is an under-the-radar treasure, and if you've been sleeping on his 2012 album Plateau Vision and his 2011 mixtape…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 9:52 am
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Watch A Preview Of Tame Impala’s “Let It Happen” Video

Tama Impala have a history of cool, trippy videos -- they are a psych-rock band after all, even if they've been expanding into other, more…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2015 - 11:51 pm
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10 Memorable Moments From Outside Lands 2015

Outside Lands took place this past weekend in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which happens to be situated next to the neighborhood that I grew…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm
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Tame Impala – “‘Cause I’m A Man (HAIM Remix)”

"'Cause I'm A Man," the towering lighters-up power ballad that anchors the back half of Tame Impala's Currents, caught some flak earlier this year for…
Chris DeVille | August 6, 2015 - 4:13 pm
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Watch Mark Ronson Cover Queens Of The Stone Age With Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker

Superproducer Mark Ronson stopped by for a live in-studio session at Australian radio station Triple J today. As usual, he assembled a crack team of…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2015 - 10:45 pm
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Husky – “Let It Happen” (Tame Impala Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Tame Impala's new album Currents arrived with a hailstorm of critical affection. At this point, it's almost unanimously acclaimed as one of the best album…
Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 9:35 am
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Stream Tame Impala Currents

Since we first heard about Currents, Kevin Parker and co. have made no bones about the fact that it would be something different. As promised,…
Peter Helman | July 12, 2015 - 10:56 am
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Premature Evaluation: Tame Impala Currents

In the months-long lead-up to next week's release of Tame Impala's feverishly anticipated third album, Currents, there's been a consistent story. This is not the…
Ryan Leas | July 9, 2015 - 11:46 am
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Tame Impala – “Nangs”

Yesterday we shared our Tame Impala cover story, in which Kevin Parker discusses the transformations afoot on the band's new album Currents. Today, the band…
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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Yes I’m Changing: The Bold Metamorphosis Of Tame Impala’s Currents

Kevin Parker was still working when the taxi rolled up to his home. The sun was setting over Perth on one of those early March…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2015 - 10:02 am
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Watch Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Join Mark Ronson At Glastonbury

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker guested on three songs off of Mark Ronson's Uptown Special, and he's supporting Ronson at a few shows this summer. One…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 1:43 pm

Modular Boss Discusses Lawsuit Over Missing Tame Impala Royalties

Modular founder Steve "Pav" Pavlovic recently opened up to Billboard to clear the air about the lawsuit that BMG brought against him over unpaid Tame…
James Rettig | June 26, 2015 - 9:50 am

Kevin Parker Surprised, Confused By Tame Impala Royalties Lawsuit

Earlier this month, BMG sued Modular Recordings and its founder Steve "Pav" Pavlovic over missing royalties that were meant to be paid out to Tame…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 12:14 pm
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The 7 Best Performances Of Governors Ball 2015 Sunday

Governors Ball was oversold, there’s no question about it; that, or the festival grounds shrunk significantly this year. Either way, we had a great time…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 8, 2015 - 12:50 pm
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Modular Founder Sued Over Missing Tame Impala Royalties

During a Reddit AMA in April, Kevin Parker noted that, "Up until recently, from all of Tame Impala's record sales outside of Australia, I had…
James Rettig | June 2, 2015 - 9:54 am
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