Ty Segall + Tim Presley team up for the trippy “Body Behavior”

Garage rock ain't entirely dead. Check out this blast-from-future-past from two Bay Area scene alums, Ty Segall and White Fence (aka Tim Presley). In typical Tim fashion, "Body Behavior" sounds straight from the annals of the Who's earlier years, and Ty layers the song with his signature fuzzy guitar work and laces it with a bellowing post-punk chorus. Joy by Ty Segall & White Fence The single comes from the upcoming Joy, due out on July 20 from Drag City. You can catch the pair locally at the New Parish and Gundlach Bundschu in October. Ty Segall and White Fence [...]

Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278)

Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. It seems we're in a "when it rains, it pours" sort of place for significant new local albums, and this mix only scratches the surface of the latest in Bay Area records, with songs from Ty Segall & White Fence, Sleepy Sun, Whirr, and Blasted Canyons. On the touring front, Herman Dune and Royal Headache crossed different oceans to [...]

Video: Ty Segall & White Fence – "Scissor People" / "I Am Not A Game"

If you're a fan of psych/garage rock, then there's probably nothing I can say to get you more hyped about the Ty Segall and White Fence album Hair, to be released April 24 on Drag City. All the same, you're going to want to check out this video of Ty Segall and Tim Presley (a.k.a. White Fence) jamming Hair-track "Scissor People" in Room 205. Rounding out the psych rock super-group is Mikal Cronin on bass and Nick Murray on drums. If you still can't get enough and April 24 seems too long a wait, tide yourself over with a Room [...]

March’s Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. So much good stuff came our way in March that we've actually got a two-part mix of blog songs this time. As always, we've included links below to download each of these songs individually. Mixtape: Best of the Blog March 2012 (Part 1) Mixtape: Best of the Blog March 2012 (Part 2) Tracklisting: Mix 1 1. Grass Widow - "Goldilocks Zone" 2. Ty Segall & White Fence - "I Am Not A Game" 3. Twin Steps - "Pinkie Promise" 4. [...]

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