Well, jesus. Ty Segall and company showed up on Letterman last night to play “You’re The Doctor,” a standout from Segall’s recent release and one of our favorite records this year, Twins. The song is barely on the rails before it descends into a chaotic noise freakout, punctuated by a scream of “GO VOTE” by Segall. Pretty heartening to see this craziness broadcasted on network tv. Check the clip 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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