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Tame Impala : Lonerism

Old 10-13-12, 01:04 PM
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Tame Impala : Lonerism

This Aussie psychedelic guitar rock band recently released of of the best albums so far this year (IMO).

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To me, they sound like a combination Beatles, T. Rex, Sabbath and Hawkwind. It's a great album, don't miss it. Also, their debut "Innerspeaker" from two years ago was one of the best debuts of the last few years.
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Old 10-13-12, 03:30 PM
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This is on my to-hear list.
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Old 10-15-12, 07:45 AM
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It's good but it's amazingly overrated.
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Old 10-15-12, 11:18 AM
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I heard one song on Sirius the other day and it sounded like mellow Flaming Lips.
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Old 10-16-12, 07:09 PM
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I thought Innerspeaker was easily the best release of that year in any genre. Truly one of the best albums I've ever heard. I gave Lonerism a listen streaming from my laptop a few weeks ago. Terrible idea. I thought it was terrible. Got my vinyl in the mail a few days ago and after repeat listens on a really nice pair of headphones and cranked on the stereo, I must say my original impression was completely wrong. Amazing album.
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I'm on my 11th complete listen, and it's still not doing tons for me. However, "Keep On Lying" is fucking phenomenal.
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Old 01-28-13, 12:45 PM
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I've been thru it a few times now, and while I like the music quite a bit, the vocals really bring it down for me. There is nothing distinctive, remarkable, or interesting about the singer's voice. It's just kind of bland and wimpy.
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Old 01-29-13, 02:56 AM
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It's on sale this week at Best Buy for $7.99.
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Old 01-29-13, 11:33 AM
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This was one of those albums where I liked the one song - "Elephant" - and the rest of the record left me cold, and didn't do a thing for me. Lot of friends had it on their yearly "Best of 2012" lists, though. I just couldn't hear what they were hearing.
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