Tag Archives: Tame Impala

Song of the Day: Pond – Giant Tortoise

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Giant Tortoise” by PondRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

After selling out their first show (Dec. 12) at Key Arena in just 15 minutes, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis decided to add a second performance on December 11. That one sold out in two hours. The guys have so much love for their hometown that they’ve now added a third show, this one is setRead more…

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 2: Tame Impala

Yes, we waited a long time, we waited through an audience rendition of “Oh Canada”, we waited through rumors of the show being canceled. Yes, this was the band so many people had said was the one band they really needed (not wanted) to see this weekend. Yes, I actually walked to the wrong stageRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Friday Music News

Psychedelic rock band Tame Impala decided to do a little reworking of Outkast‘s track “Prototype” from their incredibly popular Speakerboxxx/The Love Below album. The cover retains the slow burn of the original, but Kevin Parker’s voice has a bit more innocence than that of Andre 3000 and Big Boi. [Pitchfork]

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Live Review: Tame Impala w/ The Growl @ The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC 2/22/13

It’s summer in Australia right now. Massive touring festivals like Big Day Out and Soundwave are consistently drawing 50,000+ crowds – in record heat, no less – but Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker is 9,500 miles away from his native Perth in the midst of a sold-out winter tour of 1200-seater clubs in North America,Read more…

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Monday Music News

You can watch the members of Grizzly Bear loose small bits of their hair, blood nails, and skin for the sake of science/creativity in their new video for “Gun-Shy.” Speaking about the video last fall “If the creativity of any living creature could be seen, what would it look like?” Kris Moyes asked New York.Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! THEESatisfaction at KEXP, 03/27/12 // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (more photos)Read more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2012, Part 1

You’ve already seen what the KEXP DJs have picked for their Top 10 Albums of 2012 (here), but what about all of the people who support our programming and every element of what makes KEXP mighty? There are many dedicated souls who operate KEXP on a daily basis — full-time and part-time staff, quarterly interns,Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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