Tame Impala is a psychedelic rock band from Perth, Australia. It is the project of Kevin Parker who writes and records almost all of the music by himself. The live band consists of Kevin Parker (lead guitar and vocals), Dominic Simper (guitar and synth), Jay Watson (synth and backing vocals), Nick Allbrook (bass) and most recently added member, Julien Barbagallo (drums). Their name refers to the impala, a medium sized antelope.
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From Sandviken in the north of Sweden comes lo-fi romantics YAST (Before the name stood for Youth And Student Travel). A bit naive, very loving and with dreamy melodies, Carl, Tobias and Marcus get help from Markus and Niklas, drummer and bass player from post punk act Aerial. Since 2004 they are based in Malmö, near Möllan. YAST will always be influenced by Yo La Tengo,Neil Young and Pavement but find inspiration in a variety of music and things.
The Amazing are often called a "super group from Sweden", but the band members think this sounds too contrived; "The Amazing is a natural process, a force of nature". Labels notwithstanding, The Amazing are a collective composed of members who have played (or still play) for Dungen , Granada , Sagor & Swing , Anna Järvinen , Life on Earth! and Dreamboy . Their self-titled debut album, The Amazing , is wide-ranging and spans everything from groovy electric folk rock, via psychedelic p...