Tame Impala describes their project as “psychedelic hypno-groove […] that emphasizes dream-like melody”. They remind me a lot of The Beatles’ psychedelic/70s tunes, or also how I like to call it, psychedelic whining tunes. I was first introduced to Tame Impala while driving back from a long chill day at the beach, early last summer. Light-headed from the dehydration and all the soaking in the sun, the track “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” was played and it perfectly described my current state of mind at that time.
Tame Impala also has more upbeat (but still psychedelic) tracks, like “Elephant” that I first heard during the season 2 of Girls:
Below are my other favorites, and for further discoveries, you can check their SoundCloud channel. 🙂