posted July 10th, 2012

How does time work anyway? Did you know that 2008 is as much yesterday as yesterday is? 2008, that was when it began – a sweat young thing boiling up out of the mythical swamps of ooze and grooves. Ty Segall was just getting started, his need to rock was ordering itself into existence. Now it’s just four years later, a mereness in terms of evolution, and already, there are singles everywhere, plus a couple comps, a live album and mostly, five swinging, smashing studio albums paving the way for this modern superhighway you’re gonna call Twins!

Ty’s a dog, he can’t walk backwards and go back and be the manimal who made those old records. That’s why we thank the gods of pressings plants and sleeve fabricating facilities for preserving those revolutions. Now today, today is where the energy is. The monster energies of Twins do not recall Melted anymore than they take the trips of Goodbye Bread all over again. The Lemons-ade is all drunk down. Ty Segall is a new man, a different kind of man from his knuck-draggin’ earlier incarnations. It’s like the 2001: A Space Odyssey-monolith came to visit him (on the set) one bright morning. And now he’s jetting toward Jupiter, brooding, looking at man with x-ray eyes, yearning with a superhuman heart for a love to come and stay.

Ty Segall’s Twins is out October 9th!

Catch him live all over Europe and North America in the months to come.

7/14/12 Empty Bottle Chicago IL Panache Pitchfork After-Party 7/15/12 Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago IL
7/23/12 Festival Relâche Bordeaux France
7/25/12 Bolognetti Courtyard Bologna Italy
7/26/12 Lazzaretto Ancona Italy
7/27/12 Pop Corn Club (Marghera) Venice Italy
7/28/12 Sidro Club Savignano sul Rubicone, Forli - Cesena Italy
7/29/12 Kuudes Aisti Festival Helsinki Finland
7/30/12 The Castle Hotel Manchester United Kingdom
7/31/12 Brudenell Social Club Leeds United Kingdom
8/1/12 The Green Door Store Brighton United Kingdom
8/2/12 The Dome London United Kingdom
8/3/12 Binic Folks Blues Festival 2012 Binic France
8/4/12 Garage Festival Haarlem Netherlands
8/5/12 Off Festival 2012 Katowice Poland
8/6/12 Festsaal Kreuzberg Berlin Germany
8/7/12 KB18 Copenhagen Denmark
8/8/12 The Crossroads Club (Øya Festival) Oslo Norway
8/9/12 Trix Antwerp Belgium
9/3/12 Bumbershoot Festival Seattle WA
9/11/12 Neon Reverb Festival Las Vegas NV w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/13/12 Gothic Theater Denver CO w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/14/12 ACM at UCO Oklahoma City OK w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/15/12 La Zona Rosa Austin TX w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/18/12 Goat Farm Atlanta GA w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/19/12 The Bottletree Birmingham AL w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/20/12 Zombie Shop Nashville TN w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/21/12 Strange Matter Richmond VA w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/22/12 The Well Brooklyn NY w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/25/12 Town Ballroom Buffalo NY w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/26/12 The Hoxton Toronto ON Canada w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/29/12 High Noon Saloon Madison WI w/ Thee Oh Sees
9/30/12 Turf Club St. Paul MN w/ Thee Oh Sees
10/14/12 Treasure Island San Francisco CA Treasure Island Music Festival

Artists in this story: Ty Segall