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Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

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 »

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GUM – “Anesthetized Lesson” Video

Jay Watson of Aussie psych-rock greats Tame Impala and their shaggier cousins Pond just released his second solo LP under the name GUM, Glamorous Damage.
Peter Helman | November 30, 2015 - 9:04 pm

Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” Video

Tame Impala have already shared a couple of hallucinatory videos for Currents' "Cause I'm A Man" and "Let It Happen," and now they've given us…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Watch Tame Impala Cover Kylie Minogue’s “Confide In Me”

Tame Impala mastermind Kevin Parker is a noted Kylie Minogue fan. In a 2012 interview with Pitchfork, when asked if he wanted to work with…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2015 - 10:11 pm

GUM – “Anesthetized Lesson”

GUM -- no relation to the website you're reading -- is the project of Tame Impala/Pond sideman Jay Watson. As Pitchfork reports, he'll release his…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Tame Impala Soundtrack New Apple Watch Ad

Tame Impala are exactly the sort of band that an Apple advertisement used to push through to the mainstream at the height of their prowess,…
James Rettig | October 22, 2015 - 9:39 am

Watch Tame Impala’s Lovely “The Less I Know The Better” Performance On Colbert

Let's take a moment out of our busy day to praise whoever lights the musical guests on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The person…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:34 am

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, Florence + The Machine, Halsey Playing Colbert Next Week

The new Late Show With Stephen Colbert has been having a pretty good first month music guest-wise -- from Paul Simon's Paul Simon cover band
James Rettig | September 28, 2015 - 5:09 pm

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

Tame Impala – “Let It Happen (Soulwax Remix)”

It's been a while since we've heard from Soulwax, the Belgian dance-rockers who were remixing people like Arcade Fire and Pulp not that long ago.
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2015 - 1:41 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

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 blurs…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2015 - 10:18 am

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

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

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

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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