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Just Announced: Tame Impala will play The Mann this summer

Tame Impala | photo by Neil Krug | courtesy of the artist

Tame Impala‘s touring schedule this spring and summer involves a lot of ocean crossing. But after Kevin Parker and his band finish bouncing back and forth between North America, Europe and Australia, they’ll wrap up the tour here on the East Coast, stopping in Philly for a show at The Mann on August 23.

Tame Impala released two new singles, “Borderline” and “Patience,” recently, and performed on SNL last month. The project’s last album was 2015’s Currents, and it certainly looks like we can expect to hear something about a new release soon. Continue reading →

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Let It Happen: Tame Impala blissed out a sold-out crowd at The Tower Theater

Tame Impala | Photo by Doug Interrante
Tame Impala | Photo by Doug Interrante

Last night, Tame Impala took the Tower Theater stage to a sold-out crowd of eager fans awaiting their first taste of live music from the band’s third studio album, Currents. After much anticipation, the opening “Let It Happen” set the tone for the evening of truly immersive audio and visual experience. Highlights included “Alter Ego,” “Eventually” and “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards,” and midway through the set, lead singer Kevin Parker took a passionate fan’s request for “Half Full Glass of Wine” to the crowd’s delight. Check out photos from the show, the setlist and videos below. Continue reading →

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Arise and Walk: Tame Impala, Protomartyr & Jamie xx on the Indie Rock Hit Parade

Tame Impala | Photo by Pooneh Ghana
Tame Impala | Photo by Pooneh Ghana

Tonight, the Indie Rock Hit Parade brings you (among other things) a spotlight on an album that’s been at the top of our list of ‘Most Anticipated Releases’ for months. Tune in starting at 11pm to hear a full two-hour show includes several tracks from Tame Impala‘s newly released Currents. We’ll also check out a few of these tracks, freshly picked for your discerning ears:

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Tame Impala set to play the Tower Theater in October

Tame Impala
Tame Impala

Tame Impala has just announced a Philly tour date in support of their upcoming third album, Currents. The Australian band is coming to the Tower Theater on October 5th, and tickets go on sale this Friday.

Currents, the band’s third release, has been described as frontman Kevin Parker’s best work yet. With him writing, performing, recording, producing, and mixing the entire album himself, the LP is a testament to Parker’s current state of affairs, and his experiences and feelings towards his life shine through in his lyrics, which are clearer and more direct than ever. Continue reading →