Tame Impala Biography (Wikipedia)
Tame Impala is an Australian psychedelic band created by Kevin Parker in 2007. The group began as a home recording project for Parker, who writes, records, performs, and produces the music. As a touring act, the project consists of Parker (guitar, vocals), Jay Watson (synthesiser, vocals, guitar), Dominic Simper (guitar, synthesiser), Cam Avery (bass guitar, vocals), and Julien Barbagallo (drums, vocals). Previously signed to Modular Recordings, Tame Impala is signed to Interscope Records in the US, and Fiction Records in the UK.
After a series of singles and EPs, in 2010, Tame Impala released their debut studio album, Innerspeaker, which was certified gold in Australia and well received by critics. The group's 2012 follow-up, Lonerism, was also acclaimed, reaching platinum status in Australia and receiving a Grammy Award nomination for Best Alternative Music Album. The band's third album, Currents, was released on 17 July 2015. Parker won the APRA Award for Song of the Year 2016 for the album's first track "Let It Happen".
- Tame Impala - Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2016 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03wl8pr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03wl8pr.jpg2016-06-28T22:59:00.000ZHighlights of Tame Impala's set at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2016http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03wnbmn
Tame Impala - Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2016 Highlights
- 'Who are you, and what are you doing with my band??' - Kevin Parker of Tame Impala talks cover songshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mwvvk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mwvvk.jpg2016-03-16T11:08:00.000ZKevin tells Clara about covering Kylie - and being covered by Rihannahttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03mwvyl
'Who are you, and what are you doing with my band??' - Kevin Parker of Tame Impala talks cover songs
- Kevin Parker: Should Music Be Free?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p032vlxp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p032vlxp.jpg2015-09-20T08:00:00.000ZShould music be free? Can we do anything to stop people getting the music they want without paying? Tame Impala's Kevin Parker ponders the relationship between money and music.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p032vmg3
Kevin Parker: Should Music Be Free?
- Tame Impala - Reading Festival highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fpvsr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fpvsr.jpg2013-09-22T11:00:00.000ZHighlights of Tame Impala's set on the Radio 1/NME stage at Reading Festival 2013.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01h3znw
Tame Impala - Reading Festival highlights
- Tame Impala - Glastonbury highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01db93x.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01db93x.jpg2013-07-31T21:30:00.000ZHighlights of Tame Impala's Other stage set at Glastonbury 2013.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01db93y
Tame Impala - Glastonbury highlights
Tame Impala Tracks