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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 third album Currents, among other things. It's a great profile and well worth checking out, but the most interesting parts are when Parker gets really personal about "Let It Happen"… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 17, 2015 - 11:07 am

The 10 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Friday

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 »

By: Tom Breihan / April 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Q&A: Mark Ronson On His Favorite Records To DJ, Writing With Michael Chabon, And Uptown Special‘s Accidental Law & Order Homage

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 »

By: T. Cole Rachel / January 16, 2015 - 11:59 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 of a real estate mogul. Stepson of the guitarist from Foreigner. Brother of Samantha Ronson, the DJ who famously dated Lindsay Lohan when she was in her extreme tabloid-bait phase. More »

By: 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 another Ronson song with Parker on the mic. Whereas "Daffodils" had an early MGMT feel, "Leaving Los Feliz" boasts gnarly George Harrison guitar riffs and a hip-hop backbeat. Listen below. More »

By: 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 new tunes featuring Tame Impala singer Kevin Parker. "Daffodils," which premiered on Zane Lowe's BBC show today, is the Venn diagram overlap between Parker's usual psych-pop comfort zone and Ronson'… More »

By: 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. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 7, 2012 - 4:16 pm