Tame Impala

Why does Kevin Parker call himself Tame Impala?

When asked by Rubin on the April 29 episode of his Broken Record podcast why he chose the moniker Tame Impala (as opposed to his own name), Parker said he wanted to give the impression the musical project was a band.

What is Tame Impala’s name?

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker was born in Sydney in 1986. His father Jerry was from Zimbabwe, his mother Rosalind from South Africa.