CHUNKY SHRAPNEL is a feature-length live music documentary from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, directed by John Angus Stewart. Literally bringing the audience onto the stages of their 2019 tour across Europe and the UK, CHUNKY SHRAPNEL offers a uniquely immersive experience never before captured on film, a musical road movie dipped in turpentine. […]
Were Ty Segall to start his entire career over again, he might not do it under the name Ty Segall.
It’s a bit late for that now, well over a decade since he emerged as the princeling of San Francisco’s garage rock revival. Back then, he was a college student in a city vibrating with the heady optimism of Obama’s first term, where you could still rent a house in the Mission with your friends and without being employed by Google. The goal was to be successful, not recognizable. Now, at least within the context of independent music, he is both. It has made him aware of recognition’s discontents, or at least how it can get in the way of being a regular person dealing with people in a regular way. And he is, he claims, a regular person in his mid-30s with a wife and daughter who just so happens to have a double-digit number of albums to his name.
Bikini Kill have expanded their 2024 tour dates with a newly-announced run of shows in North America.
The riot grrrl legends will kick off their 2024 tour dates in Mexico City on March 3rd, making stops across South America and Europe before returning to the United States with a show in Los Angeles on August 15th. From there, they’ll hit cities including San Fransisco, Denver, Chicago, Toronto, and more, before wrapping up in Baltimore on September 11th.
Bikini Kill have announced a new round of North American tour dates for 2024. The outing follows their March shows in Mexico and South America and a tour of Europe and the UK in June, beginning in Los Angeles on August 15 and running through September 11 in Baltimore. See all dates below.
The riot grrrl legends have scheduled tour dates around the world this summer, including a North American tour that starts in August
Bikini Kill, ‘Rebel Girl’
“When she talks, I hear the revolution/In her hips, there’s revolution,” Kathleen Hanna announced on “Rebel Girl,” the Nineties riot-grrrl battle cry that has come to be revered as perhaps the greatest feminist punk anthem of all time. The song is so potent the band recorded and released it three different times, each with a more joyful focus. The most famous version remains the B side of the band’s astounding “New Radio” single, with producer and guitar ringer Joan Jett singing background vocals and adding guitar.
While the sonic tones and textures on the album evoke certain classic staples of Americana, soul and rock and roll, Cornelius’ lyrics anchor the songs to a deeply personal place. Described by Pitchfork as “funny, self-effacing, and honest” she sings of a miscarriage, a messy romantic affair, and the frustrations that come with having a partner. As a result, the songs showcase her gift for delivering a devastating line over the most soothing of sounds.
Jess Cornelius Announces New Album, Out 6/14 Via Tender Loving Empire Records, & North American Tour
Today, New Zealand-raised, Los Angeles-based artist Jess Cornelius announces her sophomore album CARE/TAKING, out June 14th via her new label Tender Loving Empire Records, and a North American tour. In conjunction, she presents the album’s lead single/video, “People Move On.” Cornelius writes arresting songs that capture the disorientation and endless possibilities of being in flux. On CARE/TAKING, she sings of personal upheaval with striking lucidity and emotional nimbleness.
Today, New Zealand-raised, Los Angeles-based artist Jess Cornelius announces her sophomore album CARE/TAKING, out June 14th via her new label Tender Loving Empire Records, and a North American tour.
The California guitarist returns to cerebral, glammed-out form on his latest solo LP, co-produced by Cooper Crain of Bitchin Bajas.
A new album from Ty Segall during any 12-month period once seemed like a certainty. The psych/garage singer/songwriter has probably forgotten about more songs he’s written than most of us could ever hope to commit to tape, and with a standard of quality that’s hovered reliably between kickass and raucously fun. He released 10 of his 15 studio albums in a seven-year stretch, making the most of a good idea before it goes stale, his most white-hot streak arriving in 2012 as the noise punk squall of Slaughterhouse, the lo-fi scratch of Hair and the garagey swagger of Twins all arrived within months of each other. By the time he’d let us hear what kind of new permutation of his fuzz-swathed psychedelic rock he’s been working on, the next two or three were likely already underway.
The 15th solo album from the prolific songwriter is epic, indeed. Its sprawling 15-track mosaic includes plenty of recognizable chunks from Segall’s usual musical touchstones (guitar psychedelia, garage rock, early-’70s glam and prog) which he keeps finding arresting new ways to mix, match, and juxtapose. With the exception of the heavy-riffing “Move,” which was recorded with members of his Freedom Band, Segall plays drums on all of Three Bells’ tracks, a move which helps give the album its quirky sense of internal logic.
If you believe in everything having a natural ebb and flow, then you probably think that an artist’s creative output has at least one dud. Out of all the great things someone can do, there’s always an instance of something being mediocre or subpar. It’s part of the deal when it comes to forging an artistic endeavor, but there are outliers who counteract this particular notion. One of them is Ty Segall, who has put out a ton of music throughout his career as both a solo musician and in a variety of bands. I haven’t heard anything lacking in quality from the Los Angeles based dynamo since I became a fan of his over a decade ago and his 15th studio album Three Bells that came out via Drag City Records today (January 26) moves this trend forward.
Just when you thought you knew everything about the modern renaissance man Ty Segall, he released a new album. Segall’s imaginative world of psychedelic garage rock seems to make a hyperbolized impression of itself on Three Bells, the monstrous new LP. Imagine walking into a carnival on another planet, colors unrecognizable to the human eye dancing like LED lights in a blurry photo as Segall plays contortionist with his vocals for his most ambitious and satisfying album to date. Once you hit play, you have fully entered the world of Three Bells so make sure you are comfortable and prepare to be amazed by the sonic wizardry of Ty Segall.
One of our most prolific and seemingly tireless songwriters, Ty Segall has never shied away from trying something new. On his latest album Three Bells, the Laguna Beach, California musician draws on some of his favourite, lasting influences — psych rock, folk, heavy metal — and twists them to produce one of his most conceptual and narratively clarified records.
Ty Segall – Three Bells (Drag City)
The 15th solo album from this psych-rock wunderkind keeps his hot streak going
Ty Segall has shared a new song, “My Best Friend.” The track arrives alongside a music video he filmed and directed himself. The clip prominently features Segall’s two dogs, Fanny and Herman.
Kudos to Ty Segall, who won the internet today by releasing the video and tune “My Best Friend.”
Since 2008, Ty Segall has played out his hunger to be free through a dozen solo LPs, a variety of collaborative projects, and a rippling eclecticism of songs, sounds and production, all conversing from album to album in a mad diversity of voices. This search continues with Ty’s newest album, Three Bells, a fifteen song journey to the center of the self with Ty pushing the limits in his writing and performance, casting light on his inner psyche. Today, leading into the album’s January 26th release via Drag City, Ty welcomes the new year with “My Best Friend,” a new single and video and the final song to be released prior to the full unveiling of Three Bells. It follows the previously released Three Bells’ numbers: “Void,” “Eggman,” and “My Room.”
After sharing the songs “Void” and “Eggman,” Ty Segall announced his new album Three Bells in November and unveiled “My Room.” Today, just a few weeks before the LP’s release, he’s unleashing the wholesome final single “My Best Friend” with an adorable music video.
Do you like dogs? So does Ty Segall and the video for his new single “My Best Friend” features his adorable dachshunds, Fanny and Herman. The song’s a keeper, too, and downright poppy. New album Three Bells is out January 26 via Drag City.
“For a good two hours a pit swirled in the center of the room like a sweaty maelstrom of pent up youthful energy while Memo PST — playing only their second show got things going with a tight and ripping set”
The incredible Tia Cabral, aka SPELLLING, answers some questions about gear, inspirations, Iggy Pop and more!
The Philadelphia Inquirer
10. Bikini Kill, Franklin Music Hall, April 7 — I waited almost 30 years for this one. The riot-grrl pioneers led by Kathleen Hanna’s previous show in Philadelphia was on the rooftop of a Drexel parking garage in 1994. The influential band whose “Revolution Girl Style Now!” call to action still resonates didn’t disappoint with a spiky set that double-dared a multigenerational crowd to “do what you want … be who you will.”
Here are the records that caught and held our attention throughout the year. With hundreds of albums that passed through the New Commute headphones, it was not easy to narrow this down.
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If you have heard all 199 songs (or nine hours and 30 minutes) of this, I am calling the police so that they can remove the bookshelf that has fallen on top of you.
Mac DeMarco’s new album may be entirely instrumental (and based on different cities he’s visited) but even still, “Vancouver 2“ has a melancholy sound about it that’ll let you catch a sad vibe without having to listen to lyrics.
This prolific garage-rocker is easy to take for granted. With the exception of Robert Pollard, nobody in indie rock puts out more music. At some point, it becomes impossible to keep up with the output, though Segall’s batting average for putting out quality material remains admirable. His next album, Three Bells, drops January 26.
SAN FRANCISCO — One of the most gifted songwriters and musicians to emerge from the San Francisco garage-rock scene during the late 2000s, Ty Segall plays a rare solo acoustic show at the Sebastiani Theatre in Sonoma on Dec. 1st.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announce 2024 South American, European and North American tour dates
Yesterday (November 7), King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard took to social media to announce the upcoming 2024 tour, which will see the six-piece perform 58 concerts across South America, Europe and North America, beginning in March and ending in November
Taken from the prolific songwriter’s proggy new album Three Bells (due January 2024), My Room offers a sort of warped, spiritual counterpart to Brian Wilson’s ode to the comfort and safety of your inner sanctum.
Here Segall’s electric guitar is left knocking on the door of his room – an increasingly invasive presence that tries to pierce its way through as the time passes.
“My Room” by Ty Segall featured in “Songs You Need to Know”
Michelle Cable founded Panache in 1998 in Eureka, CA. Panache has existed as many different entities in the music industry since then. We originated as a music zine, born out of the pure love of discovering bands that both inspired and shook your soul. Interviewing bands led to promoting shows in Humboldt County, CA, and then in San Francisco. Panache evolved into a North American booking agency when we started organizing tours for bands nationwide. While in NY, after existing as an agency for over a decade, Panache expanded into music management to help our artists find the guidance they needed to develop their art into sustainable, healthy, long-lasting careers.
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