So full disclosure, we own about everything he's ever put out and have followed his career avidly for the last five to ten years. Few people match his output frequency (under his own name, as part of Fuzz, GØGGS and production work for Thee Oh Sees, White Fence and Cairo Gang) he averages two albums per year in our annual top 100, but what genuinely sets him apart is that with each release you see another part of the guy.
Out today is his new LP Freedom's Goblin, our Record of the Week and it is honestly - impartially - absolutely brilliant. It's a HUGE. A 74 minute, 19 track, double LP of absolute bangers. Gnarly garage nuggets, psychedelic pop swooners, sunshine ballads, 1960's post-country-pop and a storming cover of Hot Chocolates 1978 epic 'Everyone's a Winner'. Ty Segall is an absolute treasure, most succinctly he is just a brilliant songwriter. It's a long old year ahead, but we are thrilled at the idea that someone might make a better album than this... oh wait, he probably will?!