Tame Impala mastermind Kevin Parker has revealed he’s eager to play some smaller venues over the Australian summer season.
In a brand new interview, Parker expressed an eagerness to return to the stage in a extra understated style forward of Australian enviornment dates late subsequent 12 months.
“I miss these smaller exhibits, these sweaty, intimate exhibits – it’s a vibe that may’t get replaced,” Parker informed the Sydney Morning Herald.
“It’s not the identical in an enviornment or a stadium. This 12 months has been all about having a very good excuse to do one thing you wouldn’t usually achieve this if it’s an excuse to do some smaller exhibits, I might love that.”
Tame Impala lately postponed their Australian launch tour behind newest album ‘The Gradual Rush’ to December 2021 as a result of coronavirus pandemic. It was initially scheduled to happen in April of this 12 months.
Earlier this week, Tame Impala picked up five awards on the Australian ARIAs, together with Album of the Yr and Greatest Rock Album for ‘The Gradual Rush’. Additionally they gained Greatest Group, inflicting some confusion given the band’s standing as largely the solo venture of Parker.
“The music seems like a band, which I suppose has all the time been the supply of confusion for individuals,” Parker informed SMH.
“For all intents and functions, I’m a solo artist – I make music in my studio on my own and I deliver it to the world.”
The band additionally shared a remotely-filmed live performance of ‘On Track’ as a part of the awards ceremony. Parker was joined by a bunch of frequent stay collaborators, together with former touring bassist Nick Allbrook, who left the band in 2013 to give attention to different initiatives resembling POND.
Their fourth studio album, Tame Impala launched ‘The Gradual Rush’ again in February of this 12 months. In a four-star review, NME known as the album a “57-minute flex of each musical muscle in Parker’s physique”.
“It’s, general, an exhilarating pay attention… This band aren’t rock music’s saviours; they’re a lot greater than that.”