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Tame Impala's new album, Currents, comes out July 17.
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July 12, 2015 Kevin Parker's new music veers farther away from psych-rock bombast and toward falsetto-dripped soul, fragments of dance music, and long interludes set aside for woozy, disorienting deliberation.
January 8, 2013 The children's choir takes "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" and brings out its fragility and power.
Tame Impala's new album, Lonerism, comes out Oct. 9.
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September 30, 2012 Not a collection of psychedelic freakouts so much as a collection of controlled psychedelic slow-burns, Lonerism makes alienation and introversion sound both alluring and, ironically, inviting.
Blur (clockwise from upper left), Drop Electric, Miguel, Tame Impala
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August 7, 2012 Hear our latest mix including the R&B singer Miguel, two Washington, D.C. bands and the bright sounds of Conveyor.
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December 30, 2010 For the last two years, we've mapped out the locations of the bands that make up All Songs Considered listeners' Top 100 albums of the year. We did the same for 2010, and are now trying to analyze the skewed distribution of fan favorites.
November 30, 2010 Hear music from the post-dub-step duo Mount Kimbie, Malian desert rock from Khaira Arby, psych-rock from Tame Impala and more.
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Tame Impala's "Lucidity" is more about impact than innovation, but the music still stuns on contact.
August 27, 2010 Tame Impala's "Lucidity" is more about impact than innovation, but the music still stuns on contact. The track puts the band's best foot forward, with lead-guitar distortion so abrasive, it's like a burnt piece of meat loaf in a rusty frying pan.
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Fuzzy navel: Tame Impala plays psychedelic rock 'n' roll from Perth, Australia.
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July 19, 2010 The Australian psychedelic rock band generates a free-flowing, fuzzed-out groove on its debut full-length, Innerspeaker. Listen to two of the album's tracks on World Cafe: Next.
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