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With Tame Impala about canada goose outlet store uk to have its biggest year yet, the cheap Canada Goose band’s Kevin Parker leads this next instalment of STM’s top 100 people, places and events set to canada goose outlet new york city shape 2019.Thick balls of smoke billowed into the sky over the Malibu Hills in November. Moments after waking up in his Airbnb rental and makeshift studio, Kevin Parker frontman for Perth spawned global rock phenomenon Tame Impala, who turns 33 today rubbed his eyes and thought, “Are they clouds?””I was a bit bleary eyed and kind of zonked out,” the STM Hot List headliner recalls of the dramatic morning that followed a 4am finish toiling away on music for a career defining 2019. This year, Tame Impala will unveil their hugely anticipated fourth album and rock 250,000 music lovers over two weekends as the headline act at American mega festival Coachella.”That’s when I had a wave of panic come over me,” Parker says.Confronted with the usually hypothetical question about what he would rescue if his house was on fire, he grabbed his vintage Hofner bass guitar and a laptop full of new sounds, jumped into his car and drove to the beach.”I didn’t know where else to go,” Parker says. “At least I knew I could jump in the water. I stood and watched the flames burning the hillside for an hour.”Another hour later, fire had consumed the house, canada goose outlet uk sale leaving just the chimney, ash and debris. About $40,000 worth of second hand recording gear was lost, but Parker was more concerned about coyotes and other fauna than his equipment.”I usually sleep a bit later,” he muses, “so it’s quite lucky that I woke up when I did.”Chatting in the South Fremantle home he’s converted into a studio, the eight time ARIA Award winner cuts a relaxed figure, reclining on a couch in a white T shirt, black jeans and thongs, and sipping a beer.Three of those eight pointy ARIA trophies sit on the mantelpiece to his right, while to his left is a bed on which sits a big stuffed toy tiger he bought at a truck stop during one of Tame Impala’s epic canada goose outlet reviews trawls across the US. The musical alchemist bought another house down the road to live in with girlfriend, Sophie Lawrence, before knocking down walls for his sonic laboratory, where he makes canada goose outlet store music for 10 or more hours a day when he’s in town.”As soon as it begins buy canada goose jacket cheap to feel like work, that’s when I go home. Or go to sleep,” he says. Canada Goose Parka “The idea is for it to never feel like work.”Parker has his work cut out for him in 2019.Not only is he making the follow up to Tame Impala’s chart topping 2015 release Currents, which won their second ARIA for album of the year, but in April the band will stage the biggest performance of their 12 year career at Coachella. Tame canada goose Impala is only the second Australian act to land top billing at America’s biggest music festival, after AC/DC headlined in 2015, with the Perth lads a line below on the posters.Parker and his touring buddies will close the event in front of 125,000 fans on the second of three nights on both weekends the same slot that hosted an incredible performance from Beyonce last year. Tame Impala were elevated to top spot https://www.outletmoncler.de in December after Justin Timberlake dropped out because of bruised vocal cords.But if he’s feeling the heat, the canada goose outlet poker faced Parker is remaining remarkably cool.When festival organisers announced Tame Impala as surprise headliners canada goose outlet alongside US pop superstars Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino earlier Canada Goose Jackets this month, Parker forgot to tell bandmates Cam Avery, Dominic Simper and Julien Barbagallo, who all live overseas. (Perth based Jay Watson completes the live line up.)”They would’ve woken up, seen the poster and thought that it was a joke,” laughs Parker, who quickly transmitted a message: “Hey guys, by the way, it’s real!””If they read this interview, they’ll know I forgot. We’re not much of a celebratory gang.”That said, the low canadian goose jacket key canada goose outlet parka rock star knows Tame Impala will have to up the ante for Coachella.”I’ve held back canada goose outlet canada before because we’ve always tried to be understated, (but this is) kind of canada goose outlet online uk a licence to not be that anymore,” Parker says. “If that means having 100 lasers instead of six, so be it. Without giving too much away, I think that’s a canada goose black friday sale given.”Tame Impala also headline Primavera Sound, the highly regarded festival held in Barcelona, canada goose coats in late May and early June.”Oh, yeah,” Parker says of it, as though he’s been reminded to buy milk on the way home.The Primavera website describes Parker as an canada goose outlet “almost legendary, messianic figure and creative canada goose factory sale soul”.While he might have been embarrassed when 2010 debut Innerspeaker and 2012 follow up Lonerism earned high praise canada goose outlet black friday for its Cream and Led Zeppelin inspired Elephant, Apocalypse Dreams and APRA Song of the Year winner Feels Like We Only Go Backwards, today Parker almost embraces the excessive embroidery.”I’ve come to realise that in order to fill the boots that you’re given, you have to go along with that sort of hyperbole,” he says, choosing his words carefully. “It takes more energy to react to those kinds of things, people saying you’re legendary or whatever. Which is not to say I am buying into my own myth, but there are people who are far less successful than me who I think are gods. Some people want to think that I am great in some way that’s great, fine, whatever I’m not going to rain on your parade.”.