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First Impressions of 'Currents' by Tame Impala

I can think of few opening statements as bold as ‘Let It Happen’. Kevin Parker is a master of the studio as an instrument – the most jaw-dropping moment on Lonerism is at 4:07 in ‘Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control’, when the entire mix is sucked into a vortex and spat back out on a wave of glimmering, sickly synthesisers. It’s the kind of thing that most people in the rock world wouldn’t even think of doing, because it defies every normal rule of ‘taste’.

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