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The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine’s Day and Monday is Presidents’ Day, so the Grammy people figured they’d be better off putting the ceremony at the end of the long weekend. And as it turns out, that means music fans don’t have to choose between the Grammys and Martin Scorsese… More »

It’s been a lifetime since Gwen Stefani was chanting “B-A-N-A-N-A-S,” even longer still since the Velvet Underground and Nico drew on Warhol’s interpretation of the tropical fruit as a muse. But this year it felt as though there was a resurgence in banana culture, a rekindled appreciation for our innocent, fair-weather, potassium-rich yellow friends. Maybe… More »

One of music’s finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing consensus, in appreciating the work that resonates with a broad swath of humanity, so every year the Stereogum staff teams up to generate a list of the year’s best albums. More »

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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
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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
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Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2015

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…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2015 - 2:22 pm
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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 Kevin…
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 blurs…
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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The Week In Pop: Watch Us Whip Through The History Of Dance Crazes, From Chubby Checker To Silentó

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…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2015 - 3:29 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 albums…
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
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