Tame Impala balance old and new tracks at Fox Theater

Perth band impress audience with a light show

Nothing evokes ’60s and ’70s psychedelia quite like a light show. At a time when light shows have been reappropriated by the EDM scene, Tame Impala brought the visual phenomenon back to its roots at their show at The Fox Theater last week. Hailing from Perth, Australia, Tame Impala is
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Top 10 albums of the year

The Daily Cal’s arts staff assesses the best tunes of the year 2012

1. Frank Ocean — Channel ORANGE Channel ORANGE is more than a collection of songs. It is an experience, a story about a crack addict in Arkansas, a stripper namedCleopatra, a rich kid raised my maids, a monk in a mosh pit and a man coping with his religion and
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John Lennon lives on, thanks to Tame Impala and Ty Segall

It’s been 32 years since John Lennon’s passing, but his influence lives on. Two artists, both with new albums out this month, uncannily conjure memories of the late Beatle — Tame Impala and Ty Segall. The Australian psych-rock band Tame Impala and California garage hero Ty Segall both share an affinity
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Tame Impala: Lonerism

The band’s debut LP, Innerspeaker, showcased Parker’s eerily Lennon-like vocals as well as his ability to craft songs resembling those of legends like The Beatles and Pink Floyd not only in terms of style but also quality. However, his group’s latest effort, Lonerism, tends to highlight dense layers of synths atop the formerly prevalent effects-driven guitars, yielding a unique if not improved result.
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Outside Lands 2012 Preview

Our arts staff brings the bands, acts and events to look forward to this weekend (August 10-12) at the 5th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. Reggie Watts There isn’t an easy way to introduce the wildly enigmatic comedian/musician Reggie Watts. He’s a strange act, a dabbler in the
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