Wave House, Yallingup sold to Tame Impala's Kevin Parker

Staff reporterAugust 29, 20200 min read

Kevin Parker has bought a house at Yallingup that has a recording studio overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Leeuwin -Naturaliste National Park. 

Parker, who writes, records, performs and produces Tame Impala, has paid $2.75 million for Wave House, which is where he recorded the band's ARIA-award-nominated debut album, Innerspeaker, and his 2015 follow-up Currents.

The home has been a music mecca since it was built by US music producer Ken Eichenberg in the 1980s.

Through the years its attracted the Beastie Boys, The Waifs and Fatboy Slim to its in-house music studio.

It had a for $3.7 million asking price in June

It was sold to Parker and his wife Sophie, who live in Fremantle, through Lee York of JHY Realty.

The main residence sits over three levels, including four bedrooms which sleep up to 12 people and a main living area. There are a further two bedrooms in a second residence. 

 

Staff reporter

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