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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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Watch Tame Impala’s Full Coachella 2015 Set

In our Coachella recap, Tom called Tame Impala's second-from-headliner set "a study in head-nod immersion," and now you can see the whole thing for yourself…
James Rettig | April 11, 2015 - 5:46 pm

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’…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Last week's 5 Best Songs split the difference between chill and fidgety. The week before that, we had golden pop mingling with blaring bombast. Thi…
Stereogum | April 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Photos: Tame Impala @ Fox Theater, Pomona 4/8/15

Last night, Tame Impala performed at the Fox Theatre in Pomona, California. The Australian psychedelic band will release their highly anticipated third full-length, Currents, later…
Stereogum | April 9, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Tame Impala – “‘Cause I’m A Man”

Tame Impala's third album will be called Currents and will be out later this year on Interscope. The Australian psych superstars shared the totally awesome…
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2015 - 9:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Some notes on methodology: We compile this list at the end of the day Thursday, so the 5 Best Songs Of The Week recognizes "the…
Stereogum | March 13, 2015 - 3:58 pm

Tame Impala – “Let It Happen”

Tame Impala's 2012 psych-meditation Lonerism cemented them as part of the upper echelon of indie rock, and rumors of their approaching third album have already…
Caitlin White | March 10, 2015 - 4:09 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'…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2015 - 2:57 pm

Tame Impala LP3 Will Be Out This Year

Last we heard about Tame Impala LP3, keyboardist Jay Watson was hinting that Kevin Parker would take the band's psychedelic sound in a more electronic…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2015 - 3:23 pm

Tame Impala’s Next Album Will Be “Less Rock And More Electronic”

Earlier this month we heard "Daffodils," Mark Ronson's collaboration with Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker, who is credited on three of the tracks on Ronson'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 21, 2014 - 10:45 am

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

POND – “Elvis’ Flaming Star” Video

Former Tame Impala bassist Nick Allbrook left that band last year to concentrate on fronting his own Aussie psych-rock project, POND. The two bands still…
Peter Helman | October 20, 2014 - 10:21 am

Tame Impala Accused Of Plagiarizing Their Biggest Hit From Argentine Pop Star

UPDATE: Kevin Parker responds: "This is a joke, right?" And the editors of Chilean news site Rata, who made the original allegation, say it was
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2014 - 4:22 pm

Hear The First Demo Of Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”

For anyone who's ever fallen hard for Tame Impala, "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" is important: Of the many incredible songs on Lonerism, it…
Miles Bowe | June 11, 2014 - 1:23 pm

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”

Tame Impala's "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" has already been interpreted by Dave Harrington, Chrome Canyon, Memory Tapes, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, and the
Scott Lapatine | May 8, 2014 - 8:10 pm

Tame Impala – “Stranger In Moscow” (Michael Jackson Cover)

Hey, Tame Impala covering Michael Jackson! And it works really well! The Aussie psych masters posted their rendition of the King Of Pop's HIStory track…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2014 - 11:07 am

Tame Impala And Kendrick Lamar – “Backwards”

We've already heard some great tracks off the upcoming Divergent soundtrack: M83 contributed the epic "I Need You", A$AP Rocky teamed up with Gesaffelstein for…
James Rettig | March 7, 2014 - 12:18 pm

ASAP Rocky – “Riot Rave” (Feat Baauer) Video & “Unicorns”

One of the highlights of A$AP Rocky's Long.Live.A$AP was the Skrillex feature "Wild For The Night," and Rocky's new Gessafelstein collab "In Distress" ain't half…
Chris DeVille | March 4, 2014 - 11:49 am

Divergent Soundtrack Pairs Tame Impala & Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Gesaffelstein

Following in the footsteps of Twilight and The Hunger Games, Divergent is the next teen blockbuster to have a stacked soundtrack featuring a bunch of…
James Rettig | February 24, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Tame Impala – “Be Above It (Erol Alkan Rework)”

Since its release last October, Tame Impala's Lonerism has been covered, remixed, and redone by artists like the Flaming Lips and the Field. Now Londo…
Brie Roche lilliott | November 20, 2013 - 1:56 pm