Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala (above) have been building up their name in the last few years, thanks to strong critical acclaim for their works, including the 201 2 album Lonerism and last year's Currents. Both were nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the Grammys. The band, led by singer, songwriter and musician Kevin Parker, are back for a full show after their last set here at the Laneway Festival in 2013.
WHERE: The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Thursday, 8pm ADMISSION: $68 to $148 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)
WEEKEND NACHOS AND PRIMITIVE MAN
American grindcore/powerviolence quartet Weekend Nachos (below) bring their final tour to Singapore. The band have announced that they will split up at the end of the year so this will be the last chance for fans here to see them live. Playing together at the show are fellow American band, sludge metal outfit Primitive Man, as well as prominent home-grown metal bands including Wormrot and Demisor.
WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Bugis/Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sunday, 4pm ADMISSION: $32 from weekend.peatix.com. Tickets at the door will cost $35 before 7pm and $40 after
THE CAULFIELD CULT ALBUM RELEASE SHOW
Home-grown punk heroes The Caulfield Cult (above), who made their mark overseas with extensive tours in the underground circuits in Europe and the United States, will launch their third album, Cult, with a gig at The Substation.
Also on the bill are home-grown compatriots: math-rock trio Forests and metal/hardcore quartet Abolition A.D.
WHERE: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: $10 at the door
MOONBEATS WAREHOUSE PARTY
Canadian record producer and DJ Ryan Hemsworth, the man behind acclaimed electronic music series Secret Songs, headlines this edition of the Moonbeats parties set in a warehouse.
Mysterious electronic music masked act Slow Magic also perform, as do home-grown talents such as rising DJ Myrne, Attagirl's DuriO, et aliae and teamcake.
WHERE: Studio Point, 58 Kallang Way MRT: Aljunied WHEN: Tomorrow, 9pm ADMISSION: $70 from moonbeatswarehouse.peatix.com