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Tame Impala won't be limited to psychedelia

Tame Impala mastermind Kevin Parker refuses to be limited to making psychedelic music – because he’s always looking for new challenges.

He’ll release latest album Currents on July 18, and his tracks Let It Happen and ‘Cause I’m A Man have already been streamed.

Parker tells Rolling Stone: “I wouldn’t say making psychedelic music is my focus. That’s not the modus operandi for Tame Impala – it’s about making music that moves people.”

He adds: “Everything I do is a mutant cross between a challenge and something that comes naturally.

“Trying new things is something I push myself to do. It’s one thing to have love for all different kinds of music. It’s another to bring them together seamlessly and make them coherent.”

Tame Impala tour the UK in September:

Sep 04: End Of The Road Festival, Wiltshire

Sep 04: Dublin Electric Picnic

Sep 06: Stradbally Hall

Sep 09: Glasgow Barrowland

Sep 11: Bestival, Isle of Wight

Martin Kielty

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history, including SAHB Story: The Tale of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band (opens in new tab), a band he once managed, and the best-selling Apollo Memories (opens in new tab) about the history of the legendary and infamous Glasgow Apollo. Martin has written for Classic Rock and Prog and at one time had written more articles for Louder than anyone else (we think he's second now). He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.