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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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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

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

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

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

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

Watch Tame Impala Puppets Play “‘Cause I’m A Man”

""Cause I'm A Man" already got one weird music video, and now here's another one. Technically, it's being billed as the "official live video" but,…
James Rettig | May 28, 2015 - 6:25 pm

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

Tame Impala – “‘Cause I’m A Man” Video

Tame Impala have shared a video for their Currents single "'Cause I'm A Man." It's all done in slick 3D animation, and explores a world…
James Rettig | May 21, 2015 - 10:24 am

Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performer…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am

Watch Tame Impala Play “Eventually” Live For The First Time At Levitation Fest

Tame Impala released their fourth Currents single, "Eventually," on Thursday, and they debuted it live the very next night during their set at Levitation Fest…
James Rettig | May 9, 2015 - 3:09 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 – “Eventually”

Earlier today we heard part of "Eventually," another new track from Tame Impala's heavily anticipated third album, Currents. Now the whole song has emerged online,…
Chris DeVille | May 7, 2015 - 2:56 pm

Preview Another New Tame Impala Song “Eventually”

UPDATE: The full version of "Eventually" is now online. Hear it here.
James Rettig | May 7, 2015 - 9:54 am

Here’s Tame Impala’s Currents Tracklist & Release Date According To iTunes Japan

Some Tame Impala fans on Reddit seem to have discovered the tracklist and release date for Currents, the Aussie psych masters' much-anticipated third LP. A…
Chris DeVille | May 1, 2015 - 4:40 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 – “Disciples”

During a Reddit AMA session last night, a fan asked Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker to share a new song, and he actually obliged! "Disciples"…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2015 - 7:14 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'…
Caitlin White | April 17, 2015 - 11:07 am

Watch Tame Impala Play The Epic “Let It Happen” On Conan

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker still seems to be getting used to the idea that he's the man behind one of the world's most exciting bands.
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 8:57 am