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Tame Impala Mixtape #2 – Dominic Simper

Brace yourself your part two of our Tame Imapla mixtape series, this time curated by bassist Dominic Simper. Dom doesn’t muck around when it comes to the ‘mix’ part of ‘mixtape’, with this instalment featuring a variety appearances by the likes of GZA, The Strokes, Warpaint, Lil’ Wayne and then some.

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Tame Impala Announce May/June US Tour Supporting MGMT

Tame Impala are proud to announce their first ever US tour, supporting friends MGMT throughout May and June. The band will warm up for the US jaunt with a string of Australian dates and then spend a month on the road in the US, before returning to Australia to play a homecoming set at the Splendour In The Grass festival.

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

Thurs May 13th, Surfers Beer Garden, Gold Coast, QLD

Fri May 14th, The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

Sat May 15th, The Metro, Sydney, NSW

Sun May 16th, Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Thurs May 20th, The Gov, Adelaide, SA

Fri May 21st, The Forum, Melbourne, VIC

Thurs May 27th, Metropolis Freo, Fremantle, WA

Fri May 28th, Avila Beach Resort, San Luis Obispo, CA*

Sat May 29th, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA*

Tues June 1st, Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR*

Wed June 2nd, Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR*

Fri June 4th, In The Venue, Salt Lake City, UT*

Sun June 6th, Stubb’s, Austin, TX*

Mon June 7th, House Of Blues, Houston, TX*

Tues June 8th, House Of Blues, Dallas, TX*

Fri June 11th, Red Rocks, Morrison, CO*

Sun June 13th, Uptown Theatre, Kansas City, MO*

Mon June 14th, The Vogue, Indianapolis, IN*

Tues June 15th, LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH*

Wed June 16th, The Fillmore, Detroit, MI*

Fri June 18th, Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL*

Sat Jul 31st, Splendour In The Grass, Woodford, QLD

* = with MGMT

More US dates, including LA and NY, to be announced soon.

Tame Impala Mixtape #1: Nick Allbrook

Over the coming weeks, each member of Tame Impala will be producing a mixtape consisting of the tunes that make them tick to help gear us up for the release of InnerSpeaker, next month. First up is guitarist Nick Allbrook, who’s playlist delves into the spacier side of sounds (Television, Spacemen 3, Flaming Lips and plenty more).

Download now from Modular People

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INNERSPEAKER available to PRE-ORDER now

INNERSPEAKER, will be released in Australia on May 21, UK – June 7 and in the US – June 8. You can pre-order CD, digital and vinyl formats from anywhere in the world, in addition to the record’s debut single “Solitude is Bliss“, which is available to download, buy limited edition vinyl or stream from the band’s MySpace.

The album can also be pre-ordered from the Mod Shop or JB HiFi and contains some killer bonus material. Not only will all CD format InnerSpeaker pre-orders be signed by the band, each disc will contain the following:

– An unreleased 26 minute track

– 4 x Live Recordings

– 4 x “InnerSpeaker” Episodes

– Video for “Solitude Is Bliss”

The vinyl edition of InnerSpeaker will be limited to a very exclusive run of 500 copies in a double LP gatefold sleeve and includes an MP3 digital download of the entire album.

Pre-order InnerSpeaker from iTunes

Pre-order InnerSpeaker from JB HiFi

Pre-order InnerSpeaker from the Mod Shop

Pre-order InnerSpeaker from the Mod Shop on vinyl

Tickets are on sale now for Tame Impala’s National Tour

‘InnerSpeaker’ Artwork and Tracklist Revealed

1. It Is Not Meant To Be

2. Desire Be Desire Go

3. Alter Ego

4. Lucidity

5. Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind?

6. Solitude Is Bliss

7. Island Walking (iTunes bonus track)

8. Jeremy’s Storm

9. Expectation

10. The Bold Arrow Of Time

11. Runway, Houses, City, Clouds

12. I Don’t Really Mind

InnerSpeaker is available in Australia May 21st and June 8 in the US.

Pre-order InnerSpeaker form the Mod Shop.

InnerSpeaker Ep. 3

Tame Impala – ‘InnerSpeaker’ take III. This time with added jam!

InnerSpeaker National Tour – On Sale Now

Tame Impala are set to unveil their debut album InnerSpeaker on May 21 and are taking to the road throughout the month for a National Tour. It will be the first time much of the record is played live to an unsuspecting public and will showcase the gloriously dazzling results of one of planet earth’s most exciting bands absolutely going to town on their debut long player.

Tickets are on sale now – but pay attention to the different offers because you could miss out on some great album packages. All tickets are from $25 (+ bf), but for $15 extra you can nab yourself a digital download of InnerSpeaker OR for $25 a physical copy.

** TICKETS ON SALE NOW **

May 13 – Surfers Beer Garden / GOLD COAST
www.moshtix.com.au – 1300 438 849

May 14 – The Tivoli / BRISBANE
www.ticketek.com.au & www.thetivoli.net.au

May 15 – The Metro / SYDNEY
www.metrotheatre.com.au – 02 9550 3666

May 20 – The Gov / ADELAIDE
www.moshtix.com.au – 1300 438 849

May 21 – The Forum / MELBOURNE
www.ticketek.com.au & www.forummelbourne.com.au

May 27 – The Metropolis Fremantle / FREMANTLE
www.heatseeker.com.au

Ticket w/ digital album

Ticket w/ physical album

* All shows with special guests The Silents

InnerSpeaker Ep. 2

Another glimpse into the recording of ‘InnerSpeaker’, our debut album. This time an instrumental take on album bonus track ‘Island Walking’.

Pre-order now from the Modular Shop (local and international orders) and here is the Getmusic pre-order for both digital and physical formats (Australia only).

National Tour + Debut Album ‘InnerSpeaker’ Out May 21

Modular is proud to announce that West Coast sonic wanderers Tame Impala will unveil their debut album InnerSpeaker on May 21, and are taking to the road in May for a National Tour. It will be the first time much of the record is played live to an unsuspecting public and will showcase the gloriously dazzling results of one of planet earth’s most exciting bands absolutely going to town on their debut long player.

Following on from their debut, self-titled EP, InnerSpeaker is Tame Impala’s chance to paint a far more extensive picture than before, and sure enough it redrafts the entire Tame Impala world as we knew it, into an explosive cosmic wonderland of ecstatic harmony and perfectly accessible journeys into inner space.
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InnerSpeaker Ep. 1

Herein lies the very first glimpse into the ‘InnerSpeaker’. Magic and melody abounds, with plenty more where that came from. Stay tuned.

INNERSPEAKER

is now complete…

more news soon.

Modular Xmas Parties

Tame Impala will be welcoming the silly season accordingly with a pair of Modular Xmas parties in both Sydney and Melbourne.

They’ll be joining Jonathan Boulet and The Swiss at both shows, while Canyons will be steering the party sleigh from within the confines of the DJ booth.

Also joining in the sunstroked festivities in Sydney will be Bang Gang DJs, Kim (The Presets), Ladyhawke (DJ Set), Tim Cut Copy, Graz & Anna Lunoe while Muscles (live) and Tony Pepperoni, Andee Frost, Bongmist, Nick Foley and Knightlife will rock things accordingly in Melbourne.

For more into an tickets go to modularpeople.com.