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Tame Impala — at Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, May 15, 2015

Tame Impala photo sets

at Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, May 15, 2015
Tame Impala and The Growl at Fitzgerald's in Houston, TX. February 25, 2013.


12 Best Songs of the Week: Jon Hopkins + Kelly Lee Owens, Porridge Radio, Holy Fuck, and More

Plus Rose Elinor Dougall, Caribou, Shopping, Tame Impala, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Dec 06, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We didn't do a Songs of the Week last week because of the Thanksgiving holiday, so this week's installment covers songs from the last two weeks. Hence we have a Top 12 instead of a Top 10. More

Tame Impala Share New Song “Posthumous Forgiveness”

The Slow Rush Due Out February 14, 2020 via Interscope

Dec 03, 2019

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker and band) are releasing a new album, The Slow Rush, on February 14, 2020 via Interscope. Now Parker has shared a new song from it, a six-minute slow-burner named "Posthumous Forgiveness." More

8 Best Songs of the Week: HAIM, Deerhunter, Dan Deacon, and More

Plus Cate Le Bon and Bradford Cox, Tindersticks, TORRES, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 01, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was another light week, in terms of compelling new songs this week. Hence, just like last week's list and the week before, we only have a Top 8 again, instead of a Top 10.  More

Tame Impala Share New Song “It Might Be Time” and Confirm More Album Details

The Slow Rush Due Out February 14, 2020 via Interscope

Oct 28, 2019

Last week Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker and band) tentatively announced a new album, The Slow Rush. Now Parker has shared a new song from it, "It Might Be Time," and confirmed more album details, such as the release date and the cover art. More

Tame Impala Tentatively Announce New Album

The Slow Rush Due Out in 2020

Oct 25, 2019

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker and band) have tentatively announced a new album, The Slow Rush.  More

Austin City Limits 2019 Lineup: Tame Impala, Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Thom Yorke, and More

Plus: Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, Robyn, The Raconteurs, Billie Eilish, Kacey Musgraves, Weyes Blood, IDLES, Julia Jacklin, and Others

Apr 30, 2019

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2019 festival to go down in the Texas capitol this October. The event is headlined by Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Tame Impala, Childish Gambino, Robyn, Mumford & Sons, Billie Eilish, and Cardi B. More

Apr 22, 2019

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker and band) has announced some new North American tour dates for this July and August that include a show at New York's Madison Square Garden. Check out all the dates below. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Hayden Thorpe, Aldous Harding, and More

Plus Tame Impala, Amason, Wand, Clinic, Mark Ronson and Lykke Li, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 12, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We were a bit indecisive this week. There were lots of new tracks to sort through and lots of good ones, but none that immediately screamed #1 Song of the Week. But then we realized there was actually a clear winner after-all.  More

Tame Impala Share New Song “Borderline”

Likely the Second Single From an Upcoming New Album

Apr 12, 2019

Last month Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker) released a new song, "Patience," which was one of our Songs of the Week. Now he has shared another brand new song, the house music-infused "Borderline." More

Mar 31, 2019

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker) recently released a new song, "Patience," which was one of our Songs of the Week. Last night Parker and his band stopped by Saturday Night Live to perform the song, as well as performing another new song "Borderline."  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Rose Elinor Dougall, Weyes Blood, and More

Plus Tamaryn, Fat White Family, Tame Impala, Cate Le Bon, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 22, 2019

Today was a fantastic day for new album releases, with fresh full-lengths from Strand of Oaks, Jenny Lewis, Andrew Bird, Tamaryn, Sleeper, These New Puritans, American Football, Lambchop, Avey Tare, Nilüfer Yanya, Ex Hex, and others. Album tracks from some of them made this week's Songs of the Week list, which also contains several new singles released this week. More

Mar 22, 2019

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker) has finally released a new song, "Patience." It's been four years since his last album, his excellent third album, Currents (which was #2 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). More

Oct 31, 2018

Theophilus London and Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker) have been teasing a collaboration together for a little while, performing live together in Los Angeles earlier this month. A couple of weeks ago their track together, a cover of Steve Monite's 1984 song "Only You," premiered on Beats 1 radio. Now the track has a video featuring both London and Parker. More

Desert Daze Announces My Bloody Valentine, Julia Holter, GUM, and Other Lineup Additions

They Join Previously Announced Lineup Including Tame Impala, Jarvis Cocker, Mercury Rev Performing Deserter's Songs, and More

Jul 24, 2018

California's Desert Daze festival has been announcing its lineup in stages. Now they have announced the third round of artists, including second headliner My Bloody Valentine, as well as Julia Holter, Shellac, Escape-ism, and Yonatan Gat & The Eastern Medicine Singers.  More

Jul 20, 2018

Back in March, ZHU (aka Chinese American electronic artist Steven Zhu) shared a new song, "My Life," which was a collaboration with Australia's Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker). Apart from Parker's vocals, the dance-y song sounded little like Tame Impala. Now the song has a video that stars Willow Smith (daughter of Will Smith of course), in which she survives a car crash.  More

Jun 04, 2018

GUM is the solo project of Jay Watson, who's a member of both Tame Impala and POND. The Australian psych-pop musician released a new GUM album, The Underdog, back in April. Now he has shared a video for "Couldn't See Past My Ego." More

Treasure Island Festival 2018 Lineup - Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Sharon Van Etten, and More

October San Francisco Festival Also Features A$AP Rocky, Lord Huron, Jungle, Santigold, U.S. Girls, Moses Sumney, Soccer Mommy, and More

May 16, 2018

San Francisco's Treasure Island Music Festival took a year off in 2017 to find a new festival site. Now it's back, this time at Oakland's Middle Harbor Shoreline Park as opposed to the titular Treasure Island. The two-day festival goes down October 13-14. More

Pitchfork Music Festival Full 2018 Lineup: Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Fleet Foxes, and More

Plus Julien Baker, The War on Drugs, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Blood Orange, Japanese Breakfast, Kelly Lee Owens, Moses Sumney, Lucy Dacus, Big Thief, and More

Mar 13, 2018

Chicago's the Pitchfork Music Festival has been slowly announcing their lineup via a mural with the artists' names being painted on it over the last few weeks. Now the final and full lineup has been revealed for the festival, which goes down July 20 to 22 in Chicago's Union Park.  More

ZHU and Kevin Parker of Tame Impala Team Up for New Song “My Life”

Perhaps the First Taste of ZHU's Sophomore Album

Mar 05, 2018

ZHU (aka Chinese American electronic artist Steven Zhu) has shared a new song, "My Life." It's a collaboration with Australia's Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker). More

GUM (Jay Watson of Tame Impala and POND) Announces New Album, Shares Two Songs

The Underdog Due Out April 6 via Spinning Top Music, Listen to "The Underdog" and "S.I.A."

Feb 02, 2018

GUM is the solo project of Jay Watson, who's a member of both Tame Impala and POND. The Australian psych-pop musician has announced a new GUM album, The Underdog, and shared two songs from it, title track "The Underdog" and "S.I.A."  More

6 Best Songs of the Week: Loma, Tame Impala, Björk, Anna Burch, Shame, and More

Plus Noel Gallagher and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 17, 2017

As we get into the holiday season and build up to Thanksgiving next year there were inevitably less new songs of note this week, but there were still enough gems for a Songs of the Week post. We've got three songs from upcoming debut albums due out in 2018 and two songs from Tame Impala tied for #2. More

Listen to a New Tame Impala EP Featuring Three Previously Unreleased Songs

Currents Collectors Edition Out Now via Interscope

Nov 16, 2017

Back in 2015 Australia's Tame Impala released their excellent third album, Currents (which was #2 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). They have just released a deluxe box set edition of the album, Currents Collectors Edition, that includes the Currents B-Sides & Remixes EP featuring three previously unreleased songs and two remixes (one of which is previously unreleased).  More

Aug 01, 2017

Australia's Tame Impala are still touring behind their excellent third albumCurrents (which was #2 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). They just played the Panorama festival in New York and last night they stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform "Love/Paranoia," a Currents track they have only recently started performing live. More

Mick Jagger Shares Two New Songs and Videos, Plus a Remix by Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker

"Gotta Get a Grip" and "England Lost" (Feat. Skepta) Out Now

Jul 27, 2017

The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has released two new songs, "Gotta Get a Grip" and "England Lost" (featuring Skepta). He has also shared videos for both songs, with the "Gotta Get a Grip" one starring Jemima Kirke (Jessa from Girls) and the "England Lost" one starring Luke Evans (Gaston from Beauty and the Beast).  More

Kirin J Callinan Shares Mockumentary Starring Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, and Weyes Blood

Video Also Features Jack Black, Tame Impala's Jay Watson, Sebastien Tellier, and More

Mar 29, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has shared a funny mockumentary video about his song "Telling Me This." It features Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, Weyes Blood, Jack Black, Jay Watson (Tame Impala, Gum, POND), Sebastien Tellier, Ladyhawke, and others. More

Jan 24, 2017

Yesterday Father John Misty (aka Josh Tillman) shared a six-and-a-half minute new song, "Pure Comedy," which comments on our current society, politics, and religion. There was also an accompanying video featuring images of President Donald Trump, among others.  More

Panorama Festival Announces 2017 Lineup: Tame Impala, alt-J, Frank Ocean, Solange, and More

Plus Belle and Sebastian, MGMT, Nine Inch Nails, Angel Olsen, and Others to Perform at New York Festival in July

Jan 09, 2017

New York's Panorama festival, from Goldenvoice (who put on Coachella), have announced their second annual event, to go down at Randall's Island Park in New York from Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30. More

GUM (Jay Watson of Tame Impala and POND) Announces New Album, Shares “Gemini”

Flash in the Pan Due Out November 11 via Spinning Top Music

Nov 04, 2016

GUM is the solo project of Jay Watson, who's a member of both Tame Impala and POND. The Australian psych-pop musician has just announced a new GUM album. It's almost a surprise release, as it's due out next Friday, November 11, via Spinning Top Music. More

Oct 07, 2016

Australian psych-rockers POND have shared a brand new song, "Sweep Me Off My Feet." Frontman Nick Allbrook used to play bass in Tame Impala and now Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker has returned the favor and produced their new song. More

Sep 16, 2016

This has been on the Internet for awhile, but we just discovered it. YouTube user Seniorchang recut the climax to Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey to Tame Impala's "Eventually," a song from the Australian band's excellent third album, Currents (which was #2 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list).  More

Watch The Last Shadow Puppets Cover The Smiths with Johnny Marr

Plus They Covered The Fall and Recently Improvised a Song About Tame Impala

Jul 11, 2016

The Last Shadow Puppets (the duo of Miles Kane and Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner) released their long-awaited sophomore album, Everything You've Come to Expect, back in April via Domino. Last night at their show in Manchester they covered The Smiths' "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me" with The Smiths' own Johnny Marr on guitar.  More

What Are Mark Ronson, Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, and Lady Gaga Working On?

Instagram Photos Show Them in All the Studio Together

May 23, 2016

Mark Ronson's massive hit fourth album, last year's Uptown Special, included three songs that were co-written by and featured Kevin Parker of Tame Impala. So it's not a huge surprise to see Ronson and Parker in the studio together again. More

May 06, 2016

Tame Impala have topped up their touring schedule, firming up their summer dates that include some previously announced shows and a few new ones. More

FYF Fest 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, and More

Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, Wolf Parade, Ty Segall, DIIV, Wild Nothing, Julia Holter, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in Au

Mar 29, 2016

FYF Fest has announced its 2016 lineup and it's another impressive one. The event is due to take place August 27 and 28 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Saturday will be headlined by Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala and Sunday will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem (who seem to be playing every festival this year) and Grace Jones. More

Mar 01, 2016

Tame Impala recently remixed Miguel's "Waves" and now the track has a video. It fittingly features Miguel and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker on the beach. The video is only for part of the remix (it lasts just 1:35). The original version of the song was found on Miguel's Wildheartalbum and the remix appeared on Rogue Waves, a collection of remixes of "Waves." Watch below. More

Feb 10, 2016

Mark Ronson's massive hit fourth album, last year's Uptown Special, featured two songs with guest vocals from Kevin Parker of Tame Impala. Now the two songs have been combined into one video about a young woman (played by model Sarah McDaniel, the cover star of Playboy's first non-nude issue) trying to avoid her parents on a tropical family holiday. More

Feb 02, 2016

Tame Impala stopped by the French TV talk show Le Grand Journal to perform three songs. The Australian band did two songs off their excellent third album, Currents (which was #2 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list): "Let It Happen" and "The Less I Know the Better." Then they also did "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards," a track from their previous album, Lonerism. Check out the three clips below, followed by their upcoming tour dates.

Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Announced: LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, etc.

Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and Others

Jan 20, 2016

Bonnaroo have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down in Manchester, Tennessee from June 9-12 and this year, their 15th year, the lineup includes LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and many others. More

Tame Impala Announce More Tour Dates

Currents Out Now via Interscope

Jan 11, 2016

Tame Impala have announced some more tour dates in honor of the Australian band's excellent third album, Currents (which was #2 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). Check out the dates below, followed by the amazing cheerleader and giant ape video for "The Less I Know the Better." More

Dec 10, 2015

Tame Impala have done a session for Deezer. They have performed "Let It Happen" in front of a Mirrored Geodesic Dome. The track is of course from the band's acclaimed third album, Currents. Check out the video below. More

Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, etc.

Plus Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Father John Misty, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Björk, and More

Dec 07, 2015

This morning nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced, with the ceremony to go down on February 15, 2016. Kendrick Lamar is nominated 11 times. Other nominees include Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Caribou, Jamie xx, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie, The Dead Weather, and more. More

Nov 27, 2015

Tame Impala have shared a video for "The Less I Know the Better." It's another track from the band's acclaimed third album, Currents. In the clip, directed by Canada, a basketball player has to compete with the team's mascot (a guy named Trevor in a gorilla costume) for the affections of a cheerleader. This all leads to some fairly trippy imagery, some of it animated and some of it fairly NSFW.  More

Oct 08, 2015

Tame Impala performed "The Less I Know the Better" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. It's another track from the band's acclaimed third album, Currents, but is one that hasn't received as much airplay as other singles from the record. The Australian band played with psychedelic images swirling behind them. Check out the video below. More

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Makes a Bedtime Mix for BBC Radio 1

It Features Air, Panda Bear, Frank Ocean, Kraftwerk, and More

Sep 14, 2015

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker appeared on Phil Taggart's BBC Radio 1 show last night and put together a Bedtime Mix, a regular feature on the show that's supposed to help listeners get off to sleep and prepare for a new week. The 30-minute mix features songs by Air, Panda Bear, Frank Ocean, Kraftwerk, King Crimson, Gotye, and The Flaming Lips.  More

Sep 08, 2015

Tame Impala have shared a new remix of "Let It Happen," the epic near 8 minutes long opening track to the band's third album, Currents. Belgian electronic rock band Soulwax are behind the remix.  More

Watch: Tame Impala - “Let It Happen” Video

Currents Out Now via Interscope

Aug 17, 2015

"Let It Happen" may have been the first song Tame Impala shared (back in March) from their recently released third album, Currents, but it has now only just gotten the music video treatment.  More

Watch Foals Cover “Daffodils” by Mark Ronson and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker

Recorded for Australia's Triple J Radio Station, They Also Performed "Mountain At My Gates"

Aug 14, 2015

Foals took part in the "Like A Version" series for Australia's Triple J radio station yesterday, where they have artists do exclusive cover songs live on the radio.  More

Aug 14, 2015

"Let It Happen" may have been the first song Tame Impala shared (back in March) from their recently released third album, Currents, but it hasn't gotten the music video treatment yet. More

Aug 06, 2015

HAIM have remixed Tame Impala's "'Cause I'm a Man." Not only have the Haim sisters slowed down the song, but they have added their own vocals to it. More

Watch Mark Ronson and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Cover Queens of the Stone Age

Kirin J. Callinan and Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt also Help Cover "I Sat By the Ocean"

Jul 31, 2015

Mark Ronson took part in the "Like A Version" series for Australia's Triple J radio station yesterday, where they have artists do exclusive cover songs live on the radio.  More

Stream the New Tame Impala Album “Currents” in Full

Currents Due Out July 17 via Interscope, Stream It Now via NPR

Jul 12, 2015

Tame Impala's much-anticipated third album, Currents, is due out in just over a week now, on July 17 via Interscope. We've already heard several tracks from it, but now you can stream the whole entire album here, via NPR First Listen. More

Under the Radar’s Tame Impala Cover Story (Plus Bonus Q&A) is Now Online

Read the In-depth Interview with Kevin Parker on Our Website Now

Jul 03, 2015

Tame Impala are on the cover of Under the Radar's current print magazine, which is still on newsstands now. As the July 17 release date for Tame Impala's new album, Currents, is inching closer we have now posted the in-depth cover story to our website and you can read it here. More

Jul 02, 2015

The July 17 release date for Tame Impala's new album, Currents, is inching closer and now the band has shared a short behind-the-scenes video about the creation of the album. More

Watch: Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Perform Two Songs with Mark Ronson at Glastonbury

Ronson and Parker Did "Daffodils" and "Leaving Los Feliz"

Jun 29, 2015

During Mark Ronson's Glastonbury set Saturday night, Kevin Parker from Tame Impala came out to do two songs, "Daffodils" and "Leaving Los Feliz." More

May 28, 2015

Tame Impala already released a computer animated video for "'Cause I'm a Man" last week, but now they've released a second video for the track. This one was directed by Dan Dipaola and Megan McShane and features a bunch of puppets performing the song (it's humorously labeled as an "official live video"). More

May 21, 2015

Tame Impala have released a video for "'Cause I'm a Man." The soulful track is found on the Australian band's upcoming third album, Currents, due out July 17 via Interscope. The abstract computer animated video was directed by WEIRDCORE and seems to show the various facets of a man's adult life, from getting married to a descent into drugs and alcohol. More

May 16, 2015

Last night our current cover artist Tame Impala played at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.  More

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Discusses “‘Cause I’m a Man” In Cover Story Outtake

Under the Radar's Issue 53 Out Now; Currents Due Out July 17

May 15, 2015

Tame Impala's upcoming third album, Currents, is due out July 17. The Australian band are on the cover of Under the Radar's current print magazine. Pick up a copy now to read the first interview with Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker about Currents. More

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Discusses “Let It Happen” In Cover Story Outtake

Plus Release Date and Tracklisting for Currents Confirmed

May 08, 2015

Tame Impala have so far released four songs from their upcoming third album, Currents, but they have now finally confirmed a July 17 release date (on new label Interscope) and have released the tracklist (find that below, along with their upcoming tour dates). More

Listen: Tame Impala - “Eventually” (Plus Kevin Parker Explains the Song in our Interview Excerpt)

Currents Due This Summer, Read Under the Radar's Cover Story on Tame Impala

May 07, 2015

Tame Impala have released "Eventually," the fourth song revealed from the Australian band's upcoming third album, Currents, due out this summer on Interscope. It's a nice slow-burner and you can listen to it below.   More

Listen: Tame Impala - “Disciples”

Off Upcoming Album Currents

Apr 30, 2015

Last night Tame Impala's Kevin Parker took part in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit where he took questions pertaining all manner of topics, including his upcoming third album Currents. More

Watch: Tame Impala on “Conan”

Perform "Let It Happen"

Apr 16, 2015

Last night Under the Radar's newly annointed cover artist Kevin Parker and his band Tame Impala were welcomed as the musical guest on Conan. More

Under the Radar Announces April/May Issue with Tame Impala on the Cover

Issue 53 Also Includes Interviews with Death Cab for Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, The Jesus and Mary Chain on Psychocandy, Father John Misty, Charlie Cox of Marvel's: Daredevil, Domhnall Gleeson, Courtney Barnett, and More

Apr 10, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the April/May 2015 issue, which is about to hit newsstands. It features Tame Impala on the cover. Actor Charlie Cox talks about his starring role in the new Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil. We interview The Jesus and Mary Chain's Jim Reid and Creation Records' founder Alan McGee about the 30th anniversary of the Scottish band's iconic debut album, 1985's Psychocandy. The issue also includes interviews with Death Cab For Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, Father John Misty, Domhnall Gleeson of Ex Machina, Courtney Barnett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Laura Marling, Django Django, Will Butler, Purity Ring, San Fermin, TORRES, Twin Shadow, Matthew E. White, Amason, Jacco Gardner, Tobias Jesso Jr., Petite Noir, Natalie Prass, SOAK, and more. More

Tame Impala on Under the Radar’s New Cover, Watch Teaser Video

Kevin Parker on his “most musically diverse” album

Apr 09, 2015

Under the Radar's new print issue features Tame Impala on the cover. It is the first interview frontman Kevin Parker has granted in honor of Tame Impala's upcoming third album, Currents, which he was still putting the finishing touches on when we interviewed him. "I think this album without a doubt is my most musically diverse one," Parker promises in our interview. Watch a very brief teaser video showing the behind the scenes of our cover photo shoot and briefly flashing the issue's cover. More

Apr 05, 2015

Tame Impala have announced the release of their third studio album, Currents. More

Listen: Tame Impala - “Let It Happen”

Also Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Mar 10, 2015

Due to release the anticipated follow-up to their critically-lauded album Lonerism sometime this year, Aussie psych-rockers Tame Impala have shared the first piece of music from the forthcoming record with the track "Let It Happen." More

Jan 05, 2015

A leaked email by Aussie management company and label Spinning Top Music has confirmed that pysch-rockers Tame Impala will be releasing a brand new album in 2015, the band's first album since 2012's Lonerism. More

Nov 10, 2014

Early today we learned that Mark Ronson is putting out a new album featuring none other than Bruno Mars and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker.  More

Jun 11, 2014

Recently, Tame Imala’s Kevin Parker was doing some spring cleaning when he came across an early version of Lonerism track, “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.”  More

May 09, 2014

Recently visiting Australia in support of their highly successful LP AMArctic Monkeys naturally made a stopover to the country's Triple J radio station, taking part in their ongoing "Like A Version" cover series. More

Mar 19, 2014

Just in time for Record Store Day on April 19, Tame Impala will release a live EP, cleverly titled Live VersionsMore

Mar 13, 2014

Tame Impala have shared an impromtu cover of Michael Jackson's 1995 track "Stranger in Moscow."  More

Mar 07, 2014

Later this month the sci-fi film Divergent, based on the young adult novel series by Veronica Roth, will see release in theaters. More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Nov 21, 2013

As previously previewed, Erol Alkan has reworked Tame Impala track “Be Above it.”  More

Nov 12, 2013

For the past 18 months Kevin Parker and his band Tame Impala have been on the road supporting their latest album Lonerism. More

Oct 29, 2013

For those that don't know The Flaming Lips and Tame Impala have collaborated on a new split EP, a vinyl exclusive currently being sold during the two bands' joint tour. More

Tame Impala Announce New U.S. Tour Dates

With The National and The Flaming Lips

Jun 26, 2013

Tame Impala have announced an additional leg of U.S. performances to their ongoing world tour. More

Jun 04, 2013

On Sunday, June 23 Tame Impala will perform at this year's FOR Festival in Hvar, Croatia alongside the likes of James Blake, Solange, and James Murphy. More

May 20, 2013

Tame Impala's bassist, Nick Allbrook, has revealed that he has left the band. More

May 03, 2013

Recently returning to their native Australia Tame Impala made a visit to the studios of Triple J Radio where they took part in the station's ongoing "Like a Version" cover series. More

Mar 05, 2013

Tame Impala's psychedelic journeys have all the right ingredients for the remix crowd. More

Feb 19, 2013

Last night Jimmy Fallon was joined by Australian psychedlic squad Tame Impala on his late night program. More

Feb 05, 2013

Tame Impala have decided to stick around the U.S. a bit longer, adding a month's worth of new shows to their already busy touring schedule. More

Jan 28, 2013

In the music video for his Lonerism single "Mind Mischief," Tame Impala's Kevin Parker puts a new spin on every school boy's fantasy of hooking up with that one undeniably gorgeous teacher. More

Dec 04, 2012

Memory Tapes recently put his spin on Tame Impala Lonerism track “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.”  More

Nov 26, 2012

Scheduled to perform throughout their native Australia throughout the month of December Tame Impala have announced that they will return stateside beginning next February in support of the band's excellent sophomore LP Lonerism. More

Watch: Tame Impala Plays “Jools Holland” Again

Performs "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards"

Nov 26, 2012

Perhaps feeling as though they didn't much much of an impression the first time aroundKevin Park and Tame Impala returned to the set of Later... with Jools Holland last Friday to play the band's Lonerism highlight "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards." More

Nov 21, 2012

Last night on the British music program Later... with Jools Holland, psychedelic songwriter Kevin Park and band Tame Impala stopped by to play a track from their sophomore LP Lonerism. More

Nov 20, 2012

Tame Impala's latest Lonerism single "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" has been reinterpreted by labelmates Young Dreams. More

Watch: Tame Impala Performs a Modular Studio Session

“Apocalypse Dreams” / “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” / “Elephant”

Nov 15, 2012

Tame Impala recently did a live session for their label Modular, performing tracks from their recently released album LonerismMore

Nov 08, 2012

Tame Impala amp up the color and 1970s acid visuals on the new video for Lonerism cut, “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.”  More

Oct 09, 2012

On Tuesday, Tame Impala dropped sophomore album, Lonerism. Take a listen to another track.  More

Watch: Tame Impala “Lonerism” Webisode

Behind the Scenes with the Band

Oct 05, 2012

Next week Tame Impala will release their sophomore album Lonerism worldwide. More

Stream Tame Impala’s “Lonerism”

Deluxe Edition Available for Pre-Order

Oct 01, 2012

This month Australian quartet Tame Impala are set to release their much-anticipated sophomore album Lonerism. More

Sep 25, 2012

After recently sharing a video for the band's Lonerism lead single "Elephant," Tame Impala has come forward offering a free download of the song remixed by Canyons.  More

Sep 19, 2012

There are plenty of psychedelic musical artists that throw a bit of trippy aesthetics into their music videos. More

Aug 28, 2012

Making way for his new album Lonerism this coming October, Tame Impala has released an official single of the album's standout track "Elephant." More

Check Out Photos from Day Two of Outside Lands 2012 Including Passion Pit and Sigur Rós

Plus Dr. Dog, Zola Jesus, Grandaddy, Father John Misty and more.

Aug 13, 2012

Check out photos from Day One of the Outside Lands, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA on August 10, 2012. The gallery includes photos of Dr. DogFather John MistyGrandaddyPassion PitSigur RosTame ImpalaThee O SeesYellow Ostrich and Zola Jesus. More

Tame Impala Announce Tour Dates

Supporting New Album Lonerism

Aug 13, 2012

After making appearances at this year's Lollapalooza and Outside Lands festivals, Tame Impala has announced they will take part in a U.S. headlining tour this fall. More


Jun 21, 2018

For fans of Tame Impala and its many side projects, few might be familiar with the solo work of one of both group's common denominators: Jay Watson, aka GUM. Watsona multi-instrumentalistis known for playing drums, bass, keyboards, and synths in both Tame Impala and PONDMore

Jul 03, 2015

Kevin Parker can't take a compliment. He has just offered me his creative philosophy, explaining how artists are at their best when they move away from the parts of their craft that they've already mastered and move toward the parts that remain just beyond their reach. More

Jul 02, 2015

It's Saturday morning in early March in Perth, and Kevin Parker's normally laid-back demeanor is beginning to crack. He has five days to finish up his third Tame Impala record—mastering sessions begin in New York City on Wednesday—and over half of the album's songs are still incomplete.  More

Tame Impala: Backstage at Coachella

Video Interview With Tame Impala at Coachella 2011

Apr 25, 2011

While backstage at the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival, Under the Radar's publisher/senior editor Mark Redfern conducted video interviews with some of the fest's most noteworthy bands including Tame ImpalaMore

Jan 17, 2011

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. However our printed pages weren’t enough to hold all the great responses we got. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The Antlers, Bon Iver, Caribou, Club 8, Delphic, Rose Elinor Dougall, Gayngs, Hot Chip, Lost in the Trees, Love is All, The Love Language, Mogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River,Yoko Ono, Owen Pallett, Plants and Animals, Mark Ronson, Superchunk, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls.  Then check here for bonus responses not found in the magazine. Here are additional answers from Kevin Parker of Tame Impala More





Jul 16, 2015

Currents opens with "Let It Happen," which instantly launches itself into the Tame Impala pantheon. Well, maybe not instantly—it takes close to eight minutes.  More

Tame Impala at Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL, May 15, 2015

May 18, 2015

Touring poses something of a dilemma for all introverted studio wizards. How exactly does one translate intensely personal visions to stage when capturing them on record is already difficult enough? Over the years, plenty of inward-looking legends have chosen to avoid the potential pitfalls associated with live music by simply opting out of performing altogether. More

Way Out West Festival 2013 Day One: Junip, Tame Impala and More

August 8th, 2013

Aug 10, 2013

The sixth annual edition of Gothenberg Sweden’s Way Out West festival looked like it would be threatened by rain. But by the time the gates opened at the Slottsskogen Park, it was a postcard-ready first day. While headliners Neil Young and Crazy Horse were no-shows due to an accident that forced them to cancel the remaining dates on their tour, the spirit was hardly dampened thanks to impressive sets from Jupiter and Okwess InternationalJunipTame ImpalaOmar Souleyman, and Autre Ne Veut. More

Tame Impala at Headliners, Louisville, KY

March 2nd, 2013

Mar 03, 2013

Last night, Tame Impala set the club on fire. No, really.  More




Oct 05, 2012

Warning: Listeners are encouraged to first experience Lonerism with 2010’s Innerspeaker stricken from the mind. Only after 10 listens may the two albums be soberly compared. More

Coachella 2011 Day One Report – Cut Copy, Odd Future, Tame Imapala, Interpol, and more

Apr 16, 2011

Day one of Coachella 2011 displayed several improvements over last year. There was less of a crowd (even though it was sold out this year, they put more of a limitation on how many tickets could be sold). Security was tighter and parking seemed less of a pain. And it even seemed as though the Mojave and Gobi tents were a little bigger this year and able to accommodate more fans. Highlights of the day included two bands from down under and some soft rockers; where-as two notable artists stormed off the stage. More