guitarleaves Introducing – Tame Impala

Bassist-Nick-Allbrook-Leaves-Tame-ImpalaTame Impala are a really interesting “psychedelic-rock-groove” from Perth in Australia. Sounding definitively vintage with a fresh modern twist in using synthetic effects such as echoes, they compare the old and the new in each of their records. In terms of band members, their approach reflects their calm attitude. You could see anywhere from three to seven band members in a performance, and the band defines success as if their music is “what you’d want to put on when you next visit your mind’s engine room” but “if not, whatever, it’s just music”. Tame Impala (the name derives from many differing translations – from antelopes to astrology) are fairly unknown in the UK at the moment, but as Summer approaches and retro comes into fashion the future can only be bright for these guys. Listen to their record “Sundown Syndrome”:

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