12/11/2017

Facebook Live w/ Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus, Poptone) on Tue. Dec. 12th @ 11am PST

 
 
Facebook Live w/ Kevin Haskins
 
Tue. Dec. 12th @ 11am PST
 
 
 
 
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Live Bauhaus Book Signing!

 
Tuesday, December 12th at 11am PST., original Bauhaus band member and author Kevin Haskins will be having a Facebook Live Chat with fans as he signs copies of his new book "Bauhaus - Undead - The Visual History and Legacy of Bauhaus."

Kevin will be answering your questions so be sure to Follow Us on Facebook so you don't miss it!

Click Here to order your copy of the New Book!

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Bauhaus Undead’s aesthetic reflects the band’s art school origins to create an elegant and tasteful art book. This deluxe coffee table book is a fitting tribute and celebration of the legacy created by this groundbreaking band.

Carefully curated from a largely unseen collection of ephemera and combined with personal recollections by original member and author Kevin Haskins, this beautiful coffee table book will take the viewer on a visual journey from the bands inception in 1979 thru their very successful reformation in 1998, and on to their legendary performance at The Coachella Music Festival in 2005.
 
 
 
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BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA Returns To Los Angeles on 12/16 for 14th Annual "Christmas Rocks!" Performance at Dolby Theatre

 
 
THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA'S
14TH ANNUAL "CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR"
RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16
AT DOLBY THEATRE
 
The BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA is returning to Los Angeles for a stop on their 14th annual "Christmas Rocks!" Tour--presented for the second consecutive year by SiriusXM--at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood onSaturday, December 16.
 
Might you have interest in arranging a preview of the show and/or coming out to review?
 
The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA will perform music off their latest Christmas album, ROCKIN' RUDOLPH (available now as a limited edition box set, CD, vinyl or download), plus music off their three previous best-selling holiday albums and original material from BRIAN SETZER.View the Christmas sizzle reel here:https://vimeo.com/185244567.
 
2017 is a big year for THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA, who just celebrated their 25th anniversary in style with an exclusive landmark show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on August 2. Under the stars at the legendary venue, where they've performed on four previous occasions, SETZER's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings were matched with his 19-piece orchestra's rockin' big-band horn arrangements, making for a reliably unbeatable combination.  
 
BRIAN SETZER belongs to an elite group of artists who've had four super successful phases of his career, from the Stray Cats, to solo albums, The Rockabilly Riot to BSO. The BSO show seamlessly encompasses music from all these phases. "The music I play in the big band is rock n' roll with a jazz influence," says SETZER. "What keeps it fresh is the quality of the players in the band. Also a big part of keeping the big band fresh is the arrangements; writing the arrangement for 18-19 people is like writing a song within a song.  It makes the song you might have heard many times sound new again."
 
 
About BRIAN SETZER:
Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER is a "Musician's Musician" credited with continually taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles.  Setzer is widely credited for taking two forgotten genres, rockabilly and swing, adding his own blend of gunpowder and rockin style, and completely reinventing and single-handedly resurrecting them in the process.  Along the way, he has scored chart-topping hitssold 13 million records and received the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award throughout his decorated career as founder/leader of the Stray Catshis 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra, and as a solo artist. He is consistently cited as one of the world's greatest living guitarists, and has a best-selling, extensive line of elite Gretsch signature model guitars bearing his name. BRIAN appeared in the 1987 film, La Bamba, portraying rockabilly pioneer Eddie Cochran. In 2002BRIAN earned the privilege of being one of the few musicians to be animated in an episode of "The Simpsons." That same year, SETZER was personally requested to induct Chet Atkins into the 17th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  SETZER had the honor of being invited in 2006 to perform at the White House for the President of the United States. In 2014, SETZER received the distinct honor of being asked by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. to donate a replica of his original 1959 Gretsch 6120 "Stray Cat" guitar, joining an elite collection of iconic treasures at the museum. 
 
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Moby Announces New Album; Watch The Video For "Like A Motherless Child"

MOBY

ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM
EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL, AND NOTHING HURT

RELEASED MARCH 2, 2018

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR
“LIKE A MOTHERLESS CHILD”
Moby has released a new single and video for “Like a Motherless Child,” from his forthcoming album Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt. Featuring LA-based soulstress Raquel Rodriguez, “Like a Motherless Child” is a re-work of the well-known spiritual with origins in the slavery of the American South. The track describes the void left when one feels separated from a parent, higher power or similar guiding force. Over the years this powerful song has been reinterpreted by the likes of Odetta, Lena Horne, Mahalia Jackson and Van Morrison.

The album will be released on March 2, 2018 via Mute.

Watch the video here.

The album is a glowing tapestry exploring spirituality, individuality and the brokenness of humanity and finds Moby returning to his orchestral, soul, trip-hop and gospel roots.

Moby has curated a playlist of artists that influenced the recording of Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt. This playlist, on Spotify and YouTube, will also be the first place fans can hear new Moby music. Listen and subscribe here.

Physical formats of Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt include a gatefold-housed double LP edition and a 6-panel CD digipack edition. Preorder the album here.

Moby will be bringing the album to life with live shows. Details to be announced.

During 2016, Moby released the critically-acclaimed Porcelain: A Memoir that traces his rise to international stardom. When he’s not recording music, Moby continues to champion animal rights and sustainability via his activism and vegan restaurant Little Pine.
 

Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt Tracklist
1. Mere Anarchy
2. The Waste of Suns
3. Like a Motherless Child
4. The Last of Goodbyes
5. The Ceremony of Innocence
6. The Tired and The Hurt
7. Welcome to Hard Times
8. The Sorrow Tree
9. Falling Rain and Light
10. The Middle is Gone
11. This Wild Darkness
12. A Dark Cloud is Coming
 
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Gang of Youths Announce North American Tour Dates

GANG OF YOUTHS ANNOUNCE 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
 
GO FARTHER IN LIGHTNESS 
OUT NOW VIA RED MUSIC
Photo Credit: Maclay Heriot
It's been a colossal year for Sydney five-piece Gang of Youths. The band released their sophomore album Go Farther In Lightness to critical acclaim, played to sold-out rooms and arenas across the world, graced the cover of Rolling Stone (AUS), and it all culminated in major wins at Australia's ARIA Awards last week. Gang of Youths came away with a total of four awards including Best Group, Best Album, Producer Of The Year and the prestigious Apple Music Album Of The Year. The wins follow an already impressive 8 nominations, cementing their status as one of Australia's leading rock bands. Now, the band sets their sights on North America. The band has today announced a run of 2018 dates that will see them play NYC, LA, Chicago, DC, Toronto and more. A full rundown can be found below.

Zane Lowe recently spoke of Gang of Youths on his Beats1 show, saying the album "absolutely blew my mind. I put it on, and I didn't stop, the entire time. The honesty, the poetry, the power of the production. The music. This is rock n roll. This is real spirited music right here. If we have our way, this is going to be huge, not just here in Australia, but everywhere. My mind has been blown by that record... blown!"

Described as a healing record, Go Farther In Lightness is a symbolic nod towards the optimism and kindness the band have found by surviving their various ordeals. This new record continues the work that has already so indelibly imprinted on fans across the world, and bears the scars of the band's painful history while seeking to draw new lessons from their struggle to endure.

Go Farther In Lightness came in at #16 on Uproxx's 50 Best Albums of 2017 list, they noted, "Go Farther In Lightness demands to be loved with a white-hot fervor that burns hotter than 100 suns, or disparaged as pretentious and bloated with extreme prejudice. The only crime is overlooking it."

Gang of Youths have also just released a new video for single "The Heart Is A Muscle" which was shot in Australia during their sold out tour and captures their renowned live performance.
Go Farther In Lightness will be released on vinyl via Red Music in the US this March in line with the tour dates. 

Upcoming North American Tour Dates:
3.14.18 - 3.17.18 - SXSW - Austin, TX
3.19.18 - The Basement - Nashville, TN
3.20.18 - The Earl - Atlanta, GA
3.23.18 - Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA
3.24.18 - Union Stage - Washington, DC
3.25.18 - Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY
3.28.18 - Velvet Underground - Toronto, ON
3.29.18 - The Loving Touch - Detroit, MI
3.30.18 - Subterranean - Chicago, IL
3.31.18 - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis, MN
5.21.18 - The Moroccan Lounge - Los Angeles, CA
5.22.18 - Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, CA
5.24.18 - Doug Fir Lounge - Portland, OR
5.26.18 - Fox Cabaret - Vancouver, BC
5.29.18 - Kilby Court - Salt Lake City, UT
5.30.18 - Globe Hall - Denver, CO

Upcoming AUS Tour Dates:
12.16.18 - Making Gravy with Paul Kelly - Melbourne, AU
2.09.18 - Party in the Paddock - Tasmania, AU
2.16.18 - Mountain Sounds Festival - Kariong, AU
2.17.18 - Bird In Hand - Adelaide, AU
2.24.18 - Sydney City Limits - Sydney, AU

Upcoming European Tour Dates:
5.8.18 - Gorilla - Manchester, UK
5.9.18 - Institute 3 - Birmingham, UK
5.10.18 - Thekla - Bristol, UK
5.12.18 - O2 Forum Kentish Town - London, UK
5.13.18 - The Haunt - Brighton, UK

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MINISTRY ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, "AmeriKKKant"

 AL JOURGENSEN ANNOUNCES
NEW MINISTRY ALBUM, "AmeriKKKant"
First Single/Video "Antifa" Debuts Today
Band to Hit the Road with Five-Week North American Tour

It's like the Nazis back in '39
Like the Romans on the verge of decline
Like the Russians back in '68
How is this supposed to make American great?
--"AmeriKKKant"

LOS ANGELES, CA - Monday, December 11, 2017 -- American industrial juggernaut MINISTRY, announces its new album AmeriKKKant, the band's first release for Nuclear Blast Records (worldwide), due out March 9, 2018.  In addition, the band's Al Jourgensen is proud to release the album's first single/official music video, "Antifa," that stands up to the political chaos that is currently going on in America and can be checked out HERE.  

"This album, 'AmeriKKKant,'" said Jourgensen, "will provide FEMA-type relief for the devastation 'Hurricane Cheeto' has brought upon us."

Produced by Al Jourgensen, recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, CA between January and May this year, and with striking artwork created by Mister Sam Shearon, the psychedelic, politically influenced and very much in-your-face AmeriKKKant's nine tracks are rooted in Jourgensen's 
Ministry's Al Jourgensen Photographer Credit:  Phil Parmet  

unadulterated anger for what's happening in America today:  the waning respect for the U.S.  Constitution, the growing acceptance of one's opinions replacing facts, the decline of our leaders' sense of morals, ethics and personal responsibility to the country and to their constituents, and the mad man in the White House.  The AmeriKKKant track listing is below; you can pre-order your physical or digital copy today via Nuclear Blast or Pledgemusic.com

AmeriKKKant track listing:
1.  I Know Words
2.  Twilight Zone
3.  Victims of a Clown
4.  TV5/4Chan
5.  We're Tired of It
6.  Wargasm
7.  Antifa
8.  Game Over
9.  AmeriKKKa

To support the release of AmeriKKKant, Ministry will headline a five-week North American tour that kicks off March 22 with the enigmatic Chelsea Wolfe supporting.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 15 at 10:00AM (local); for all ticket purchasing info, go to www.ministryband.com/shows   Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

MARCH 2018
22  House of Blues, Anaheim, CA
23  Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA
24  Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV
26  Ace of Spades, Sacramento, CA
28  Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR
29  Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC  CANADA
31  Union Hall, Edmonton, AB  CANADA

APRIL
 1  Palace Theatre, Calgary, AB  CANADA
 3  Wilma Theatre, Missoula, MT
 5  Boubon Theatre, Lincoln, NE
 7  Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL
 8  Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI
10  Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH
11  20 Monroe Live, Grand Rapids, MI
12  Egyptian Room, Indianapolis, IN
14  Opera House, Toronto, ON  CANADA
15  MTelus, Montreal, QC  CANADA
17  Royale, Boston, MA
18  Aura, Portland, ME
19  Paramount Theatre, Huntington, NY
21  Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ
22  Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
23  Rams Head Live, Baltimore, MD
25  Center Stage, Atlanta, GA
26  Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL
28  Levitation Festival, Austin, TX


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Anthrax's "Kings Among Scotland" DVD Gets Release Date

ANTHRAX'S LIVE DVD "KINGS AMONG SCOTLAND"
CONFIRMED FOR AN APRIL 27, 2018 RELEASE
DVD Release To Support Anthrax's North American
 Co-Headline Tour with Killswitch Engage, "KillThrax 2018"
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Monday, December 11, 2017) -- Multi-Grammy-nominated thrash icons Anthrax will see "Kings Among Scotland," the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27, 2018 (Megaforce).  Captured last February 15 at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour "Kings Among Scotland" incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and other B-roll shot on the band's tour bus, backstage, in hotels and elsewhere.  The DVD will also include a "gear rundown" from each of the band members.  "Kings Among 
 Scotland" can be pre-ordered starting today; log on to www.anthrax.com for all purchasing information.

"Playing for our friends at the Barrowlands has always been very special," said Anthrax's Frank Bello.  "We all know we're going to get together and have an insanely great time, and we think that incredible interaction and energy really comes through on this video."

With packaging art created by Steve Thompson (Slayer, Motorhead, Iron Maiden), the DVD's concert is presented in two parts.  For part one, Anthrax perfomed the "favorites" that had been voted on pre-show by the band's fans and includes gems like "Madhouse," "Be All, End All," "Breathing Lightning," and "A.I.R."  The band augmented the stage production for part two, with ramps and staircases and other production values while they tore into their classic 1987 album Among The Living, performing "Caught In A Mosh," "I Am the Law," "Indians," "Eflinikufesin (N.F.L.)," and more.  

"It was pretty a intense show," added guitarist Scott Ian, "especially when the crowd was so insane, the floor actually started moving up and down."

Anthrax onstage at Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, 2/15/17  
L-R:  Joey Belladonna, Frank Bello, Jonathan Donais, Charlie Benante, Scott Ian
Photo Credit:  Andy Buchanan
"It was a challenge for all of us to play 'Among The Living' live," admits Charlie Benante.  "We've played a number of that album's songs in our shows over the years, but not all of them, and playing a song in a recording studio is not the same as playing it live on stage.  So we put in a lot of time to get all of the tracks down perfectly.  And I'll tell you, after we finished that set, as arduous as it was, we all felt a sense of exhiliration, like we could go out and do it again."

"Kings Among Scotland" was produced, directed, filmed and edited for Film24Productions by Paul M. Green (Opeth, The Damned, The Levellers), with the sound mixed by Anthrax studio producer Jay Ruston.  For the filming, Green utilized 17 cameras, including a crane and several mobile and stationery Go-Pros. 

The release of "Kings Among Scotland" will be preceded by Anthrax's North American co-headline tour with Killswitch Engage - "KillThrax 2018" - set to kick off January 25 in Montreal.  All dates are below.

The KILLTHRAX Tour 2018
JANUARY
25   MTelus, Montreal, QC
26   London Music Hall, London, TN
27   Sherman Theatre, Srtoudsburg, PA
28   The National, Richmond, VA
30   Jannus Live, Tampa, FL
31   The Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

FEBRUARY
 2   Eagles Ballroom Club Stage, Milwaukee, WI
 3   Egyptian Room at Old National Centre Indianapolis, IN
 5   Marathon Music Works, Nashville, TN
 6   Iron City, Birmingham, AL
 8   The Pavilion at Concrete Street, Corpus Christi, TX
 9   Lonestar Pavillion, Lubbock, TX
10  The Criterion, Oklahoma City, OK
11  El Rey Theater, Albuquerque, NM
13  House of Blues, San Diego, CA
14  House of Blues, Anaheim, CA
16  Revolution Concert House, Boise, ID
17  Knitting Factory Concert House, Spokane, WA
19  The Ranch, Edmonton, AB
20  Bowes Event Center at Revolution Place, Grande Prairie, AB
21  MacEwan Hall, Calgary, AB
23  Burton Cummings Theatre, Winnipeg, MB
24  Skyway Theatrer, Minneapolis, MN
25  Anthem @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Sioux City, IA
27  The Forge, Joliet, IL

MARCH
 1   Rams Head Live, Baltimore, MD
 2   Dome Arena, Rochester, NY
 3   The Palladium, Worcester, MA
 4   State Theater, Portland, ME

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12/09/2017

The Best Albums of Year 2017




BEST ALBUMS OF 2017


1. St. Vincent “Masseduction”
2. Fever Ray “Plunge”
3. Kendrick Lamar “Damn”
4. Vince Staples “Big Fish Theory”
5. Valerie June “The Order Of Time”
6. King Krule “The Ooz”
7. The xx “I See You”
8. Perfume Genius “No Shape”
9. Father John Misty “Pure Comedy”
10. Wire “Silver/Lead”


WIRE (photo by Angel Ceballos)

PERFUME GENIUS (photo by Angel Ceballos)


11. Foxygen "Hang"
12. Aldous Harding “Party”
13. Slowdive “Slowdive”
14. Thurston Moore “Rock N Roll Consciousness”
15. Japanese Breakfast “Soft Sounds From Another Planet”
16. The New Pornographers “Whiteout Conditions”
17. Cigarettes After Sex “Cigarettes After Sex”
18. Phoebe Bridgers “Stranger In The Alps
19. Paul Weller “A Kind Revolution”
20. Mark Lanegan “Gargoyle”




Live Photos of Thurston Moore, Slowdive, and Paul Weller by Alexander Laurence


21. Fazerdaze “Morningside”
22. William Basinski “A Shadow In Time”
23. Jesca Hoop “Memories Are Now”
24. Alessi’s Ark “Love Is The Currency”
25. Ty Segall “Ty Segall (2017)”
26. Jay Som “Everybody Works”
27. Julia Byrne “Not Even Happiness”
28. Tei Shi “Crawl Space”
29. Sleaford Mods “English Tapes”
30. Pere Ubu "20 Years in a Montana Missile Silo"


Alessi's Ark (photo by Angel Ceballos)

Jesca Hoop (photo by Angel Ceballos)


31. Alvvays “Antisocialities”
32. Circuit des Yeux “Reaching For Indigo”
33. Bedouine “Bedouine”
34. Julia Holter “In The Same Room”
35. Brian Jonestown Massacre “Don’t Get Lost”
36. Tinariwen “Elwan”
37. Moon Duo “Occult Architecture 1+2”
38. Miranda Lee Richards “Existential Beast”
39. Tennis “Yours Conditionally”
40. Temples “Volcano”


Brian Jonestown Massacre (photo by Angel Ceballos)

Foxygen (photo by Angel Ceballos)

   Miranda Lee Richards (photo by Angel Ceballos)


41. Laura Marling “Semper Femina”
42. Jesus and Mary Chain “Damage and Joy”
43. Noveller “Pink Sunset For No One”
44. Charly Bliss “Guppy”
45. Nite Jewel “Real High”
46. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith “The Kid”
47. Chelsea Wolfe “Hiss Spun”
48. Saint Etienne “Home Counties”
49. Juana Molina “Halo”
50. Rhiannon Giddens “Freedom Highway


Live photo of Jesus and Mary Chain by Bev Davies

NITE JEWEL (photo by Angel Ceballos)

CHELSEA WOLFE (photo by Angel Ceballos)

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A Place To Bury Strangers Asian Tour

 
12/13/17 Tokyo, Japan - Shibuya-Onest
12/14/17 Beijing, China - Yugong Yishan 
12/15/17 Shanghai, China - Yuyintang 
12/16/17 Hong Kong, China - Mom Livehouse
12/19/17 Manila, Philippines - Mow's
12/20/17 Singapore, Malaysia - Decline
12/21/17 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Play Sapce
12/22/17 Jakarta, Indonesia - Rossi Musik

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12/08/2017

The Growlers share "Lonely This Christmas" / Announce Snow Ball 2017

THE GROWLERS SHARE UNRELEASED TRACK 
"LONELY THIS CHRISTMAS"
RECORDED LIVE DURING THEIR HOLIDAY RUN IN 2016

RETURN TO LA'S THE WILTERN DEC. 22 + 23
FOR SNOW BALL 2017
STREAM "LONELY THIS CHRISTMAS" HERE

The Growlers have shared their cover of "Lonely This Christmas" which was recorded durning their 2016 three night holiday run at The Wiltern in Los Angeles.

"Lonely This Christmas" was originally written and recored by the English band Mud. It was a Christmas Number One for Mud in 1974.

Performed in the style of Elvis Presley's slower songs from his later career though, despite several incorrectly-labelled videos on YouTube, Elvis Presley never recorded the song.

"I came to find out that this song wasn't actually sung by Elvis. So I'm impersonating an impersonator. I wonder if The King would have had a laugh about that?" said singer Brooks Nielsen.


The Growlers return to The Wiltern on December 22+ 23, 2017, this time to present Snow Ball '17. Tickets are on sale now.

"Lonely This Christmas" is available today, everywhere music is sold.
It's B-side, "Feelin' Good," was also recorded live during the 2016 Wiltern holiday run.



The Growlers:
Brooks Nielsen - Vocals
Matt Taylor - Guitar, Vocals
Kyle Straka - Guitar, Vocals

with

Brad Bowers - Bass
Richard Gowen - Drums
Adam Wolcott Smith - Keyboards, Vocals

Adryon de Leon Parker - Vocals
Kenna Ramsey - Vocals
Danielle Withers - Vocals

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TY SEGALL FREES UP FREEDOM'S GOBLIN! COMING JANUARY 2018





TY SEGALL FREES UP FREEDOM'S GOBLIN! COMING JANUARY 2018

Freedom's Goblin is the new Ty Segall album: 19 tracks strong, filling four sides of vinyl nonstop, with an unrestricted sense of coming together to make an album. Out January 26th, it wants you to get your head straight - but first, the process will make your head spin! On any given side, we're tracking five or six full-blown personalities, unconcerned with convention or continuity. The songs came in the flow of the year: days of vomit and days of ecstasy and escape too, and days between. The rulebook's been tossed, but Freedom's Goblin is thick with deep songwriting resources, be it stomper, weeper, ballad, screamer, banger or funker-upper, all diverted into new Tydentities in the name of love and loathing. Whether chilling at home or on tour with the Freedom Band, tracks were cut at five studios in LA, Chicago and Memphis, engineered by Steve AlbiniF. BermudezLawrence "Boo" Mitchell and of course, Ty himself. The goal was getting free: embracing any approach necessary to communicate new heights and depths, seeking new places for the fuzz to land among octaving harmonies, dancefloor grooves, synths, saxes and horns, jams, post-Nicky-Hopkins r'n'b electric piano vibes, children-of-the-corn psycho-rebellions, old country waltzes and down-by-the-river shuffles. Basically, the free-est bunch of pop songs Ty's ever put on tape - free to love or to be alone; to be pretty or pretty ugly; free to turn the other cheek or to turn up the volume. And of course, free to make just about any kind of song that'll free people when they hear it - because we're ALL Goblins and we ALL want our Freedom!

This feeling comes alive in "Every 1's a Winner," the sixth Freedom's Goblinpre-release share (a record for Drag City!), including last night's sneak peek, big band debut of "Fanny Dog" on CONAN. "Every 1's a winner, baby that's the truth" - truly, a much-needed message for our times! As in, the kind of message we don't expect anyone anywhere saying anytime soon. Ty Segall is naturally delivering this message specially to a special someone of his own, the kind to whom makin' love is such a thrill - but you too are free to be special to someone also, so long as you realize that with such freedom comes great responsibility. Ty covers Hot Chocolate here as if he'd been funkin' since he electric slid out the cradle!. The sound of 2018 (and 2017!) will be much improved by its presence, and everything else on the forthcoming Freedom's Goblin!
TY ON TOUR:
Sat. Dec. 9 - Mexico City, MX @ Hipnosis Festival
Fri. Dec. 15 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom [solo acoustic set] *
Sat. Dec. 16 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom [solo acoustic set]  *
Sun. Dec. 17 - San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel [solo acoustic set] #
Mon. Dec. 18 - San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel [solo acoustic set] #
Wed. Jan. 24 - Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern
Thu. Jan. 25 - Laguna Beach, CA @ Sandpiper Lounge
Fri. Jan. 26 - Sun. Jan. 28 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
Thu. Feb. 1 -  San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium ^
Tue. Apr. 3 -  Las Vegas, NV @ The Bunkhouse Saloon
Thu. Apr. 5 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
Fri. Apr. 6 - Rapid City, SD @ Audio Arts
Sat. Apr. 7 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Sun. Apr. 8 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera
Tue. Apr. 10 - Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater
Wed. Apr. 11 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Theater
Fri. Apr. 13 - Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
Sat. Apr. 14 - Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre
Sun. Apr. 15 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Theater
Tue. Apr. 17 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
Wed. Apr. 18 - Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
Fri. Apr. 20 - Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
Sat. Apr. 21 - Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
Sun. Apr. 22 - New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack's
Tue. Apr. 24 - Dallas, TX @ Canton Hall
Thu. Apr. 26 - Austin, TX @ Stubb's (Levitation 2018)
Fri. Apr. 27 - Austin, TX @ Barracuda
* = with OCS, Shannon Lay, all proceeds go to LA Kitchen
# = with OCS, Shannon Lay
^ = with Queens Of The Stone Age

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