Free Energy, Ty Segall and the Problem Facing Guitar-Based Music (Village Voice)

freeenergynew560Over the past few years, Segall has quickly become one of the most prolific and well-respected performers in independent rock, earning raves for his loose, shambolic records of hazy and loud music. I spoke with him while he was loading his blown-out amp into his car to take it to a repair guy. “It’s wild. I was at Coachella yesterday. Grimes played: it was all young kids, totally flipping out. For my music, rock ‘n’ roll-ish stuff, there’s definitely kids there, but also adults — people in their 30s, 40s, and 50s. But watching Girmes and looking at electronic bands: it’s all kids.”

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