Tag Archives: Tame Impala

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

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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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

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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Wednesday Music News

Last night Tame Impala performed “Elephant” off their sophomore masterpiece, Lonerism, on Late Night with Jools Holland. In short, it’s a stunning performance. The Perth band sounds at the top of their game and supremely confident. The glam-rock strut of “Elephant” is perfectly matched by the show’s lighting and direction--check out the performance below. TameRead more...

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Thursday Music News

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First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more...

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Out This Week 10/9

The year’s not done offering its best new releases just yet. Witness Tame Impala‘s Lonerism, the Perth, Australia band’s eagerly anticipated second album which doesn’t for a moment fail to impress on what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “another imaginatively crafted set of expansive psych-rock that’s both sonically adventurous and highly melodic, with denselyRead more...

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Monday Music News

Tame Impala‘s anticipated album Lonerism is streaming. They previously released “Elephant” from the album, accompanied by a typically psychedelic video, the album follows up last year’s Innerspeaker with a similarly close-titled but easy to listen to sound. Although the titles suggest a tendency towards introverted style music, perhaps ambiance or haze, the songs are much more typically trip-pop influenced.

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Wednesday Music News

Another track from Bat For Lashes‘ forthcoming album The Haunted Man (out October 23rd through Parlophone/EMI) has surfaced online, and although it isn’t named for a woman like its predecessors “Laura” and “Marilyn”, “All Your Gold” is just as stunning. Listen to it below:

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Out This Week 8/14

This week is a particularly exciting one for KEXP listeners because today marks the release of Live At KEXP Volume Eight! Featuring performances from April 2011 to April 2012, the 19-track compilation houses live performances from some of KEXP’s newest discoveries alongside longtime favorites, including songs from Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Tame Impala - Apocalypse Dreams

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Apocalypse Dreams” by Tame Impala from the forthcoming albumRead more...

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Music News: Tame Impala releases new song, “Elephant”

Based on the amount of press coverage Tame Impala‘s “Elephant” has received in the last few hours alone, their October 9th release, Lonerism (Modular), is going to huge! Made available today, the new song and lead single from the forthcoming album is just what you’d expect: a swirling mass of sonic bliss. Drop in now:

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