Last night, Ty Segall and his bandmates took their musical whirling dervish act to late night for the first time with a performance on Conan. In matching black jackets, they performed Twins opening cut “Thank God For The Sinners.” While there was no wailing of the word “CHICAGO!” amidst massive walls of guitar feedback, it still was a suitably insane debut for Segall on late night. Watch the video of the performance below.
Plugging away since 1999, The National finally hit mainstream success with the release of their 2010 album High Violet. Of course, this entailed their first world tour, but in the new documentary Mistaken For Strangers, it’s only the backdrop for the relationship between lead singer Matt Berninger and his younger brother Tom, who had no idea that these short videos he was shooting would turn into a public document of their troubled, if still loving brotherhood.
We talk with Israeli rockers Vaadat Charigim about some of their favorite records.
We talk with Yvonne Ambree and Jesse Barnes of Take Berlin about some of the records which influenced the recording of their debut EP, Lionize.
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