Ty Segall - Biography
Ty Segall is a singer/songwriter who began playing guitar, drums and singing in lo-fi/garage bands, including the Epsilons, in Orange County, CA and in the San Francisco Bay Area. He made his solo debut in 2008 with a cassette release, but his 2009 album, Lemons (Goner Records), is considered his first official full-length. He followed up Lemons with a number of split 7" singles and a new full-length, Melted (Goner Records), in 2010. Ever profilic, Segall released two albums of new material in 2011, Live in Aisle Five (Southpaw) and Goodbye Bread (Drag City), and a collection of previously released tracks, Singles 2007-2010 (Goner Records). 2012 continued similarly busy, with three Segall releases: a collaboration with White Fence called Hair (Drag City); a record with his touring band, Slaughterhouse (In The Red), released under Ty Segall Band; and another solo album, Twins (Drag City), which came out in October. In 2013 he released Sleeper, followed by Manipulator in 2014, solidifying his place as the new blue eyed blond anglo saxon rock star in waiting (Kurt Cobain, Beck, et al).