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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 evenings when a Southern Hemisphere summer is inching into fall. In just a few days, Parker was expected to be in Los Angeles to play Tame Impala’s new album, Currents,… More »

There’s every other festival in America, and then there’s Coachella. Every year, it feels like it matters just a bit more than the others. It’s the oldest, dating back to the final moments of the ’90s, so its infrastructure is tight and its organizers know what they’re doing. It’s first, so all these bands are… More »

This week Mark Ronson released Uptown Special, his fourth proper solo album and the launching pad for the increasingly inescapable Bruno Mars jam “Uptown Funk!” The album — Ronson’s first in nearly five years — features contributions from Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt, Mystikal (!), Stevie Wonder (!!) and Pulitzer Prize-winning author… More »

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Court Dismisses Tame Impala Royalty Claims Against Modular Records’ Steve Pavlovic

Modular Recordings founder Steve "Pav" Pavlovic was at the center of two separate lawsuits this year. One was a dispute over the ownership of the…
James Rettig | October 6, 2015 - 11:36 am

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Discusses Whether Music Should Be Free

This morning, Tame Impala's Kevin Parker stopped by BBC Radio 6 to talk to Mary Anne Hobbs about whether or not music should be free.
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 3:03 pm

Stream Tame Impala’s Bedtime Mix For BBC Radio 1

As if Tame Impala's Kevin Parker hasn't already given us enough this year with Currents, he's now shared a bedtime mix via BBC 1. The…
Caitlin White | September 14, 2015 - 1:29 pm

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 Kevin…
Caitlin White | August 20, 2015 - 11:29 am

Watch Foals Cover Mark Ronson & Kevin Parker’s “Daffodils”

Just a couple of weeks ago, Mark Ronson stopped by Australian radio station Triple J to perform a live in-studio cover of Queens Of The
Peter Helman | August 13, 2015 - 8:54 pm

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

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

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

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

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Will Play At A Few Mark Ronson Shows This Summer

Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker has a pretty busy summer coming up, what with his band releasing the extremely anticipated album Currents and all. But…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 2:31 pm

Don’t Worry, Tame Impala Currents Vinyl Won’t Actually Run You $45

Tame Impala's new record, Currents, is one of the most anticipated releases of the year, but perusing the online store for the album startled me:…
Caitlin White | May 8, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Thinks Music Should Be Free, Makes His Money From Commercials Anyway

To call Kevin Parker -- the man behind the curtain of Tame Impala's sweeping, psychedelic music -- "unconventional" is an understatement. Simply read excerpts from…
Caitlin White | April 30, 2015 - 10:44 am

Tame Impala Hope People Don’t Think “‘Cause I’m A Man” Is Sexist

In a very, very extensive interview with Under The Radar, Kevin Parker opened up about the impetus behind his two newly-released songs from Tame Impala's…
Caitlin White | April 17, 2015 - 11:07 am

Album Of The Week: Mark Ronson Uptown Special

There are very few pop stars with backstories as epic and strange as that of Mark Ronson. Where do you start with this guy? Son…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Mark Ronson – “Leaving Los Feliz” (Feat. Kevin Parker)

We already shared "Daffodils," one of several collaborations between Mark Ronson and Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker on Ronson's new album Uptown Special. Now here's…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2015 - 2:57 pm

Mark Ronson – “Daffodils” (Feat. Kevin Parker Of Tame Impala)

Just this morning we heard Mark Ronson's Bruno Mars collaboration "Uptown Funk." Now here's another song from Ronson's upcoming album Uptown Special, one of three…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2014 - 4:28 pm

Melody’s Echo Chamber – “Crystallized”

Here's the debut single for one-woman Parisian outfit Melody's Echo Chamber, a fuzzy, spongey piece of pop recorded by Tame Impala's Kevin Parker. Listen below.
Corban Goble | May 7, 2012 - 4:16 pm