Tame Impala

Tame Impala

Just by looking around this venue tonight, you can tell that Tame Impala have made one of the albums of the year. The venue is so crowded there’s barely a postage-stamp’s-worth of space to move around in. The demographics of the crowd range...

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Tame Impala - 'Lonerism'

Tame Impala - 'Lonerism'

The list of artists who have tried to be like The Beatles is a looong one. Ramones invented scuzz-punk while trying to be "The Beatles on speed". ELO’s aim was to pick up where 'I Am The Walrus' left off. Daniel Johnston's entire career is a...

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Tame Impala - 'Elephant'

Tame Impala - 'Elephant'

Tame Impala prove their next album’s set to be just as brain-frazzling as their debut with this Marc Bolan-indebted psych killer stomp, complete with sparks of retro synths and one brief – but absolutely fucking bonkers – drum solo. Roll on...

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Tame Impala - 'Apocalypse Dreams'

Tame Impala - 'Apocalypse Dreams'

Wow, there really is no let up in the flow of potent psychedelic brilliance from Australia at the minute. No sooner have we waved goodbye to Pond, and Impala (featuring two of Pond) are back and as mind-bending as ever. And look below, there’s...

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Album review: Tame Impala - 'Innerspeaker' (Modular)

Album review: Tame Impala - 'Innerspeaker'...

The traditional, conservative view of rock music, it is said, is that “it peaked in 1967 and has been going steadily downhill ever since”. If so, then Tame Impala are Norman Tebbit times Michael Howard. They’re constantly striving to pull...

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