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On August 6, 2013.

On August 6, 2013, “Modular Recordings” label released “Hobo Rocket”, the fifth Pond studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Kevin Parker.

Personnel:

  • Nicholas Allbrook – vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer
  • Jay Watson – vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, zither
  • Joe Ryan – acoustic and electric guitar, rhythm guitar, sitar, tambourine, bass, synthesizer, drums
  • Jamie Terry – acoustic and electric guitar, bass
  • Cam Avery – slide guitar, drums
  • Dave Parkin – saxophone
  • Cowboy John – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Whatever Happened to the Million Head Collide
  2. Xanman
  3. O Dharma
  4. Aloneaflameaflower
  5. Giant Tortoise
  6. Hobo Rocket
  7. Midnight Mass (At the Market St. Payphone)

On May 21, 2010.

On May 21, 2010, “Modular Recordings” label released “Inner Speaker”, the debut Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded June – August 2009, at “Wave House” in Injidup, Australia, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2010 , Inner Speaker won “Australian Album of the Year” award.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker – vocals, various instruments, recording
  • Dom Simper – bass guitar, additional guitar, additional sound effects
  • Jay Watson – drums, guitar
  • Tim Holmes – engineer
  • Dave Fridmann – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Leif Podhajsky – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker, except interlude after “The Bold Arrow of Time”, by Jay Watson and Kevin Parker.

  1. It Is Not Meant to Be
  2. Desire Be Desire Go
  3. After Ego
  4. Lucidity
  5. Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind?
  6. Solitude Is Bliss
  7. Jeremy’s Storm
  8. Expectation
  9. The Bold Arrow of Time
  10. Runway, Houses, City, Clouds
  11. I Don’t Really Mind

On March 1, 2019.

On March 1, 2019, “Spinning Top” label released “Tasmania”, the eighth Pond studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Western Australia, and was produced by Kevin Parker.

Personnel:

  • Nick Allbrook – vocals, guitar, engineering, mixing
  • Jay Watson – vocals, keyboards, organ, piano, synthesizer, bass, drums, enginerring, mixing
  • Joe Ryan – vocals, lead, 12 string and slide guitar, electronics, engineering, mixing
  • Jamie Terry – mixing
  • James Ireland – mixing
  • Francesca Mountfort – cello
  • Joey Waronker – drums
  • Lucy Jack – additional vocals
  • Tristan Parr – cello
  • Jonathan Wilson – guitar
  • Benjamin Witt – guitar
  • Kevin Parker – drums, engineering, mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Sam Ford – additional engineering

Track listing:

  1. Daisy – Nick Allbrook
  2. Sixteen Days – Nick Allbrook
  3. Tasmania – Jay Watson, James Ireland, Nick Allbrook
  4. The Boys Are Killing Me – Nick Allbrook, John Watson, Annie Milgun
  5. Hand Mouth Dancer – Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson
  6. Goodnight, P.C.C. – Joe Ryan, Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson
  7. Burnt Out Star – Jay Watson, Nick Allbrook
  8. Selene – James Ireland, Jay Watson, Nick Allbrook
  9. Shame – Nick Allbrook
  10. Doctor’s In – Joe Ryan

On February 14, 2020.

On February 14, 2020, “Modular” and “Island Australia” labels released “The Slow Rush”, the fourth Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2020 “ARIA Music Awards”, “The Slow Rush” won five categories: “ARIA Award for Album of the Year”, “Best Group”, “Best Rock Album”, “Engineer of the Year” and “Producer of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, mixing, art concept
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone– mastering
  • Glen Goatze – co-executive production
  • Neil Krug – photography, design, art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker.

  1. One More Year
  2. Instant Destiny
  3. Borderline
  4. Posthumous Forgiveness
  5. Breathe Deeper
  6. Tomorrow’s Dust
  7. On Track
  8. Lost in Yesterday
  9. Is It True
  10. It Might Be Time
  11. Glimmer
  12. One More Hour

On June 11, 1996.

On June 11, 1996, “Sony 550” label released “T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.”, the eight George Clinton album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by George Clinton.

Personnel:

  • George Clinton – vocals, illustrations, executive producer
  • Steve Boyd – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Hampton, Gary James, Craig Love, Dewayne Blackbyrd McKnight, Garry Shider – guitar
  • Phelps “Catfish” Collins – rhythm guitar
  • Bernie Worrell – keyboards
  • Joseph “Amp” Fidder – vocals, keyboards
  • Clip Payne – vocals, keyboards
  • Junie Morrison – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Jerome Rodgers – vocals, synthesizer
  • Colin Wolfe – Wurlitzer, keyboards, percussion, drum programming
  • Bootsy Collins – vocals, bass
  • Lige Curry – bass
  • Rodney Curtis – bass
  • Billy “Bass” Nelson – bass
  • Cardell Mosson – bass
  • John Davis – vocals, bass
  • Eli Fountain – drums
  • Charlie Wilson, Kelly Cowan, Lashonda Clinton, Ray Davis, Sheila Brody, Pat Lewis, Olivia Ewing, Diane Fulmar, Paul Hill, Robert “P-Nut” Johnson, Louis “Babbling” Kabbabie, Rob Manzoli, Debra Killings, Kristen Gray, Dawn Knight, Tracey Lewis, Jeff Patterson, William Payne, Grady Thomas, Derrick “Frogg” Rossen, Ann Sheriff, Joi, Belita Woods, Andre Williams – vocals
  • MC Breed – rapping
  • Erick Sermon – rapping, mixing
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Paul Riser – string arrangements
  • Greg Boyer – trombone
  • Bennie Cowan – trumpet
  • Gregory Thomas – saxophone
  • Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby – vocals, DJ
  • Gary “Mudbone” Cooper – vocals, drumbeat
  • Chris Baker, Cary Corey, Guy Daniels, Carl Glover, Brian Remenick – engineer
  • Joe Alexander, Mark Bass, Larry Fergusson, David Kennedy, Neil Pogue, Kevin Parker, Greg Reilly – engineer, mixing
  • Roger Lomas – mastering
  • Phil “Digital Dali” Carling – cover art
  • Ronald Edwards – artwork
  • Stozo Da Klown, Toons – assistant art director
  • Over-10 Void – artwork, cover art
  • Artsui Tribe – back cover illustration
  • Overton Lloyd – illustrations
  • Pedro Bell – back cover
  • Richard White – graphics
  • Charlie Pizzarello – photography
  • Jerry Ewing – linear notes

Track listing:

  1. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper
  2. Summer Swim – George Clinton, Jr.; Walter “Junni” Morrison
  3. Funky Kind (Gonna Knock It Down) – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby; Tracey “Treylewd” Lewis
  4. Mathematics – George Clinton, Jr.; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight
  5. Hard as Steel – George Clinton, Jr.
  6. New Spaceship – George Clinton, Jr.
  7. Underground Angel – George Clinton, Jr.; Steve “Go Ask Armen” Boyd; Derrick “Frog” Rossen; Mike Wilder
  8. Let’s Get Funky – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler
  9. Flatman and Bobbin – George Clinton, Jr.; Ronald Dunbar; Belita Woods; Derrick “Frog” Rossen
  10. Sloppy Seconds – George Clinton, Jr.; William “Bootsy” Collins; Bernie “All The Woo” Worrell; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight; Belita Woods
  11. Rock the Party – George Clinton, Jr.; Olivia Ewing; Thomas “Bubbs” Fiddler; L. Mathew
  12. Get Your Funk On – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; David Spradley
  13. A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (Fly Away) – George Clinton, Jr.; Debra Barsha; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby
  14. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) [Colin Wolfe Mix) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper

 

On May 5, 2017.

On May 5, 2017, “Marathon Artists” label released “The Weather”, the seventh Pond studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and was produced by Kevin Parker, Nicholas Allbrook, Jay Watson, Joe Ryan and Jamie Terry.

Personnel:

  • Nicholas Allbrook – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, flute, engineering
  • Jay “Gumby” Watson – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, synthesizers, drums, engineering
  • Shinny Joe Ryan – vocals, electric, 12 string and slide guitar, engineering
  • Jamie Terry – organ, keyboards, synthesizers, bass, engineering
  • Christian Ruggiero – horns, saxophone
  • Jamie Canny, Sam Newman – horns
  • Mei Saraswåati – additional vocals
  • Kirin J Callinan – additional vocals, guitar noises
  • James Ireland – piano
  • Kevin Parker, Richard Ingham – engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mixing
  • Alex Joseph – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jay Watson and Nicholas Allbrook, except where noted.

  1. 30000 Megatons
  2. Sweep Me Off My Feet
  3. Paint Me Silver – Jay Watson, Nicholas Allbrook, Todd Rundgren
  4. Colder Than Ice – Jay Watson
  5. Edge of the World Pt. 1
  6. A/B
  7. Zen Automaton – Nicholas Allbrook
  8. All I Want for Xmas (Is a Tascam 388) – Joe Ryan, Jay Watson
  9. Edge of the World Pt. 2 – Jay Watson, Nicholas Allbrook,Joe Ryan
  10. The Weather

 

On January 23, 2015.

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On January 23, 2015, “Caroline Records” released “Man It Feels Like Space Again”, the sixth Pond album.It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Kevin Parker.

Personnel:

  • Nick Allbrook– vocals, electric and slide guitar, keys, bass, occasional drums
  • Jay “Gumby” Watson– vocals, guitar, drums, bass, keyboatds, synthesizer
  • Shiny Joe Ryan – vocals, bass, 12 string, slide and electric guitar
  • Jamie Terry – keyboards, synthesizer, organ, bass
  • Ginolé – drums
  • Kevin Parker, Lukas Glickman – recording
  • Kevin Parker – mixing
  • Rob Grant – mastering
  • Ben Montero – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Waiting Around the Grace – Nick Allbrook, Jay “Gumby” Watson, Shiny Joe Ryan
  2. Elvis Flaming Star – Nick Allbrook, Jay “Gumby” Watson, Shiny Joe Ryan
  3. Holding Out for You – Shiny Joe Ryan
  4. Zond – Nick Allbrook, Jay “Gumby” Watson
  5. Heroic Start – Nick Allbrook
  6. Sitting Up on Our Crane – Jay “Gumby” Watson
  7. Outside is the Right Side – Nick Allbrook, Jay “Gumby” Watson
  8. Medicine Hat – Shiny Joe Ryan
  9. Man it Feels Like Space Again – Nick Allbrook, Jay “Gumby” Watson, Shiny Joe Ryan

On October 5, 2012.

tame_impala_lonerism

On October 5, 2012, “Modular Recordings” label released “Lonerism” the second  Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded 2010–2012, at Perth, Australia and in Paris, and was produced by Kevin Parker. In November 2012, “Lonerism” won the 2012 “J Award” for Australian “Album of the Year”. In 2013 tame Impala won the “Rolling Stone Australia” award for “2012 Album of the Year”. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker– vocals, instrumentation, cover photo
  • Jay Watson – piano, keys
  • Melody Prochet– spoken voice
  • Dave Fridmann– mixer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Leif Podhajsky– artwork and layout
  • Matthew C. Saville – studio photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker, except “Apocalypse Dreams” and “Elephant”, by Kevin Parker and Jay Watson.

  1. Be Above It
  2. Endors Toi
  3. Apocalypse Dreams
  4. Mind Mischief
  5. Music to Walk Home By
  6. Why Won’t They Talk to Me?
  7. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
  8. Keep on Lying
  9. Elephant
  10. She Just Won’t Believe Me
  11. Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control
  12. Sun’s Coming Up

 

On July 17, 2015.

Currents

On July 17, 2015, “Modular” label released “Currents”, the third Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2015, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2015 “ARIA Music Awards”, “Currents” was awarded “Best Rock Album”;  “Album of the Year”; Kevin Parker won “Engineer of the Year” award and “Producer of the Year” and Tame Impala were named “Best Group”

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker– vocals, all instruments, engineer, mixing
  • Rob Grant – engineer, mixing advisor
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Robert Beatty – design
  • Matthew C. Saville – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker.

  1. Let It Happen
  2. Nangs
  3. The Moment
  4. Yes I’m Changing
  5. Eventually
  6. Gossip
  7. The Less I Know the Better
  8. Past Life
  9. Disciplies
  10. Cause I’m a Man
  11. Reality in Motion
  12. Love / Parnoia
  13. New Person, Same Old Mistakes