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Kevin Parker says he’ll be ‘very disappointed’ if Tame Impala don’t have a new album out by next summer

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Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has said he will be "very disappointed" if the band don't have a new album out by next summer. The Australian group released their last record, 'Currents', in 2015. In a four-star review, NME said: "From the crisp, hip-hop accenting on the drums to the full-bodied bass and vivid synths, ‘Currents’ is an audiophile’s wet dream." Speaking...

Tame Impala on the chances of headlining Glastonbury and collaborating with Arctic Monkeys

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has spoken out on the chances of the band returning to Glastonbury to headline - and if they'd ever collaborate with Arctic Monkeys. The frontman was speaking to Matt Wilkinson for Beats 1, when he discussed the opportunities of returning to the Pilton Festival to top the bill at Worthy Farm. "What’s funny is that I was...

Tame Impala and ZHU share new video featuring Willow Smith

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Tame Impala and ZHU have shared the video of their recent collaboration 'My Life'. Read more: Tame Impala’s long-awaited live comeback at Mad Cool festival was a technicolour ‘Currents’ victory lap The clip, which you can view below, features Willow Smith and sees the star play a survivor of a car wreck, who runs for help only to be transported into a...

Tame Impala’s long-awaited live comeback at Mad Cool festival was a technicolour ‘Currents’ victory lap

"This is the longest Tame Impala has gone in the history of Tame Impala,” chief Impala Kevin Parker told the huge crowd at Mad Cool festival. “I don't know how that happened and I'm sorry, it won't fucking happen again. But I'm glad it's happened in Madrid because you guys know how to kick it.” Tame, to be fair,...

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker says contributing to Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ was “an absolute saga”

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Kevin Parker has opened up about contributing to Kanye West's latest album 'ye'. Read more: A breakdown of all the guests on Kanye’s ‘ye’ The Tame Impala frontman was unaware he would be on Kanye’s record, until a friend text him to tell him that the collaborative song was being played out at West's listening party. Parker had allegedly sent Kanye...

10 sizzling albums to listen to on the beach this summer

After a gigantic field at a festival, or maybe your local sweaty club - there’s probably no better place to listen to music than the beach. Whether it’s stone or sand, cold or warm water – there’s something about the fresh sea air and the blazing sunshine that makes music sound that little bit sweeter. Some albums are purposefully...

Mad Cool Festival reveal stage split timetables for this year’s event

Mad Cool Festival has unveiled the stage splits and timings for this year's event - find full details below. The Spanish bash takes place in Madrid from July 12-14. Acts set to appear at the new venue of Valdebebas include Arctic Monkeys, Tame Impala, Dua Lipa, Jack White, Queens Of The Stone Age, Massive Attack, MGMT and many more. With the...

Dua Lipa says her dream collaboration would be with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker

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Dua Lipa has revealed that the identity of her dream collaborative partner: Tame Impala's Kevin Parker. The 'New Rules' artist made the admission during an interview prior to her recent performance at the opening ceremony of the UEFA Champions League Final, which saw Real Madrid defeat Liverpool 3-1. Speaking to Copa90, Lipa was asked which artist (dead or alive) she would...

Arctic Monkeys album to feature Tame Impala and Klaxons members?

Arctic Monkeys' upcoming new album could feature members of Tame Impala, Klaxons and Mini Mansions. The Sheffield band confirmed their return on Thursday (April 5), announcing that sixth album 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' is due for release on May 11, available to pre-order now on the band's official store. The record was produced by James Ford and frontman Alex Turner, recorded...

Tame Impala announce major headline slot at Pitchfork Festival 2018

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Tame Impala have been announced as a headliner at this year's Pitchfork Festival. The Kevin Parker-led band are looking forward to an increasingly-busy touring period this summer, with the Australian group set to take part in festival season in the UK, Europe and North America. Today (March 13) has seen Tame Impala being confirmed as one of three headliners at Pitchfork...