In a goofball YouTube promo, Dr. Ty Segall, PhD defines “emotional mugging” as a “psychoanalytic subject-to-subject exchange formed as a response to our hyper-digital sexual landscape.” So sizing one another up, frontin’, a cold barrier of distraction, the practice of impenetrable differentiation… This silly promo vid is of special import because I think Ty’s trying […]
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Ty Segall Footage performing “Girlfriend” (last summer in the Galaxy Barn at Pickathon) at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. This year’s festival is happening August 1-3. We’ll be there again, DJing. Details, here.
When San Francisco psych-punk workhorse Ty Segall released Twins a couple of weeks ago, it was branded the followup to last year’s Goodbye Bread, a statement that’s technically true insofar as that record was the last product stamped with nothing but the eight letters of Segall’s name. But including the tracks on his collaboration with […]
Ty Segall, whose Melted was one of my favorite LPs of last year, has a new record coming out June 21st via Drag City. Yup, we’re jazzed. In the meantime, here’s Segall as Ty Rex, donning his best Bolan top hat, doing his take on”The Slider” via the Goner Records Record Store Day 12″ exclusive. […]
Most of the “new” music I’m interested in these days is the aural equivalent of throwing gasoline all over an amp/guitar/whatever, flicking a lit cigarette on it and watching it burn. And yeah, that’s a good thing. I’m more than happy to take a pass on the whole Thompson Twins-esque stuff that’s passing for ‘innovative’ […]