Straight outta Perth, Australia, come Tame Impala, a band chock-full of a pleasantly upside-down variety of musical strands in the grand rock tradition of great melodies and toe-tapping beats that all sound familiar yet unlike anything you’ve ever heard. They boast of songs whose addictive, breezy ambience is also texturally intriguing, harmonically advanced, and played with a craft bespeaking both sophistication and joy. They’re doing a short tour of the States, playing stuff from their equally great Lonerism (2012) and Innerspeaker (2010) albums. New Jersey singer-guitarist Delicate Steve weaves a not-crazy-really quilt of headspinningly eclectic everything-pop, corralling in classic-rock, vintage R&B, electro, Afrobeat and Brazilian tropicalia in hyper-catchy tunes with at least one apparent goal in mind: rock & roll ecstasy.
Wed., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., 2014
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