Tame Impala - Lonerism cover

Tame Impala – ‘Lonerism’ Album Review

Tame Impala – Lonerism {rating} Buy: Lonerism The slow-burning success of multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker’s first album under his Tame Impala guise, 2010’s Innerspeaker, has helped to thrust this follow-up well into the ‘highly anticipated’ category. If this added pressure has had any detrimental effect on Parker, you wouldn’t know it from listening to Lonerism – […]

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Watch: Arctic Monkeys cover Tame Impala’s ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’

You’d be hard pushed to find a better song from the past few years than Tame Impala’s Lonerism stand-out ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards‘. It’s so good that everyone from Say Lou Lou to Kendrick Lamar have had a pop at covering it recently. They’ve now been joined by Arctic Monkeys, who recorded an […]

March playlist

Stream: March playlist – all the best new music from March 2014

Kicking off with Tame Impala’s dreamy cover of Michael Jackson’s ‘Stranger In Moscow‘ and finishing off with promising new band Sundara Karma, the below playlist is full of cracking new tunes from the month of March. In between those tracks is a brand new track from The Orwells, De La Soul’s Dilla-produced ‘Vocabulary Spills’, a […]

Tame Impala Live Versions

Tame Impala to release live EP for Record Store Day – listen to ‘Be Above It’ from ‘Live Versions’ here…

Thanks to the huge success of second album Lonerism, Tame Impala have seemingly been touring non-stop for the past two years. The downside to that is that new material becomes thin on the ground – save for the odd amazing cover version, of course. It makes sense then, that Tame Impala are planning on releasing […]

November Playlist

November playlist – all the best new music from the month in a handy playlist

November turned out to be a bumper month of new music, and I’ve collated the pick of the new releases into the below playlist for you to enjoy as we head into December. The November playlist includes new tracks from the likes of Temples and Broken Bells as well as a fair sprinkling of remixes […]

Arctic Monkeys gigs May 2014

Arctic Monkeys to play two huge shows at Finsbury Park in May

Arctic Monkeys have today announced they will play two huge shows next spring at London’s Finsbury Park. The Sheffield band will play Finsbury Park on 23 and 24 May 2014 – and have scored something of a coup by enlisting Aussie psych-rockers Tame Impala as support act. How good are these shows going to be!? […]

Feels Like We Only Go Backwards

Listen: Say Lou Lou release amazing cover of Tame Impala’s ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’

Tame Impala’s Lonerism highlight ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards‘ is one of those very rare songs that already feels like a timeless classic – so naturally it has attracted quite a lot of remixes and reworkings over the past few months. Some of the remixes have been quite good, but this new one from […]