Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker multiplies himself for performance on Colbert
Performing three parts for Is It True simultaneously.
Kevin Parker of Tame Impala recently Appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and got a little more inventive with his lockdown recording setup than most.
For his performance of the song Is It True, taken from the band’s latest LP The Slow Rush, he appeared in triple-split-screen, alongside some vibrant psychedelic lighting. Take a look above.
The setup led to a slightly more visually interesting take on the ‘at-home performance format,’ which for the most part have all been musically fantastic – however at a certain point videos of acoustic guitars being played in living rooms, filmed on low-quality webcams, all begin to blend together.
Parker’s not the only artist to mix things up like this in lockdown of course, with Blossoms releasing a multi-tracked cover of the Beatles’ Paperback Writer, and Haim introducing a laser light show to their rooms for their appearance on The Late Show last month.
Speaking of mixing things up, Parker also released a remixed version of The Slow Rush, entitled The Slow Rush in an Imaginary Place, which re-vamped the album’s audio to make it sound as though it was being played over the dregs of a dwindling party at 4 AM.
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