Ty Segall to Play Mercy Lounge May 25 | Hear New Song “Orange Color Queen”

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Never one to take time off, Southern California based multi-instrumentalist and psychedelic garage rock god Ty Segall has recently announced another solo record, set for a Jan. 27 release. This makes the third Ty helmed production in a calendar year, the first last January with backing band The Muggers, and the second over the summer with yet another side project Gøggs, and that’s honestly just the tip of the iceberg with this guy (since 2006, with various bands, and as a solo artist, Ty’s credited with 18 records in all).

Based on the lead single, “Orange Color Queen,” the upcoming self-titled LP is a little less heavy than the stuff Segall’s been putting out with his new projects. The song harkens back to his psych-rock chamber pop solo record Manipulator (2014), which was one of his most well-received albums both critically and commercially. The man has a cult following regardless, but it would appear he’s going for a broader appeal, in lieu of the much heavier metal/noise rock influenced stuff he’d been working on recently, which has a narrower scope (we love it all honestly). Of course, this is just the first song to be released, and being familiar with his work, there’s literally no telling what the rest of the track listing will hold. Tickets to the  Mercy Lounge stop of Ty’s upcoming tour, which finds him in Music City on May 25, are currently available here. We must warn you though; act quickly because his performances tend to sell out (read this post or this post). Also, be sure to enjoy the song after the jump!

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No Country in a Nutshell: The Weekly Recap | 1.18 – 1.24

While snow certainly slowed weekend show plans to halt, last week was still full of some great releases, announcements, festival news, and even some performances squeezed in before the storm hit. Too busy snow day boozin’ and watching Netflix to keep up with the site? Don’t worry, we’ve recapped everything we covered last week below:

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Ty Segall’s New LP ‘Emotional Mugger’ Out Today | Catch Him Feb. 22 @ Mercy Lounge

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Typical out-of-the-box Ty Segall thinking has led to the unorthodox release of his latest gift to music fans, Emotional Mugger. It is the prolific Segall’s second album in just the last six months, the other being his sophomore effort with one of many side projects, a band called Fuzz (we told you all about their recent show in Nashville in this post). Ever since it was first announced, we knew this was going to be a weird one, even by Segall standards. Clues in the form of bizarre instructional videos, a new website, and even a hotline (1-800-281-2968) all hinted at the direction Emotional Mugger might take in recent months.

Fans of the SoCal psych/garage rock demigod rejoice, because today is the day that Emotional Mugger is officially available via Drag City, and ready for mass consumption. You can order it in a variety of physical and digital formats from Ty’s label, iTunes, or Amazon,  and stream the whole thing below thanks to the good folks at NPR!

And don’t forget, Ty’s coming back to Mercy Lounge on Feb. 22, with the album’s backing band, The Muggers. Tickets are just $18, and as hot as this dude has been as of late, you better jump on them while you can. So snag a pair, and click on after the jump for further emotional mugging.

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[REVIEW + PHOTOS]: Fuzz w/ Walter | Nov. 10, 2015 @ Mercy Lounge

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w/ Walter

Mercy Lounge; Nashville, TN
Nov. 10, 2015

Words by Jacob Ryan (@GonzoWithGusto). Photos by Jake Giles Netter.

Things got pretty fucking heavy for Fuzz last Tuesday night at Mercy Lounge. The room was packed to the gills, the tunes were loud & shreddy, plus, thanks to opener Walter, we all got a full night of seriously awesome live music for well under $20. If you missed out, or you just want to relive one of the best shows of the year in Music City, read on for a full recap … and don’t miss a great photo spread from contributing photographer Jake Giles Netter.

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Ty Segall Announces New LP, Feb. 22 Show at Mercy Lounge

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Prolific west coast rocker Ty Segall just played Mercy Lounge last night with Fuzz, one his many side projects that have become so numerous we can barely keep count, but, already, the acclaimed artist has announced a return to the same spot, this time in support of his solo work, on Feb. 22. Along with the news of his Nashville return, Segall has also detailed plans for his eighth album (not counting efforts with other projects and many, many splits, EPs, etc) Emotional Mugger, due out Jan. 22 via Drag City. Seems we’ll have to wait a tad longer for a taste of new music, but head here for a weird promotional video, check out a favorite older tune below, and grab your tickets here beginning Friday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. CST.

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