Album Review: Ty Segall – Freedom’s Goblin

By Hunter Bych, Contributor [Drag City; 2018] Rating: 8/10 Key Tracks: “Alta”, “Cry Cry Cry”, “And, Goodnight” The yearly release of Ty Segall has come upon us once again with Freedom’s Goblin, an album surprisingly longer than what is usually expected from his usual. His 10th album clocks in at 74 minutes with 19 tracks…

Album Review: Ty Segall – Ty Segall

Devon Hannan, Features Editor [Drag City; 2017] Rating: 8.5/10 Key Tracks: “Warm Hands (Freedom Returned),” “Thank You Mr. K,” “Orange Color Queen” First of all, what guy has two self-titled albums? If there’s one thing is for certain, it’s that Ty Segall never plays by the rules. On his second self-titled album, Ty Segall takes…

What We’re Playing – Week of 1/30/17

Hey Rock Lobsters!! Here’s some new, amazing albums that are new to the ACRN rotation this week. Surfer Blood – Snowdonia When lead guitarist Thomas Fekete died back in mid-2016, it was unclear what Surfer Blood was going to do. Their newest record, Snowdonia, makes it clear, with new guitarist Lindsay Mills and a new,…

Album Review: Ty Segall – Emotional Mugger

By Devon Hannan, Contributor [Drag City; 2016] Rating: 4/5 Key Tracks: “Divergent,” “Candy Sam” The king of controlled chaos is at it again. If there is an artist that has mastered the act of hitting an audience with something that they’ve never heard before, it’s Ty Segall. Just when you think that his music can’t…