Thursday, July 16, 2009

OH SEES, THEE / TY SEGALL Split! On Castleface

Aquarius says :
OH SEES, THEE / TY SEGALL "split" (Castle Face) 7" 5.98
Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall cover each other on this brand new smokin' seven inch. We really don't need to say anything more. Anyone who's been listening to the current wave of charged, blown out garage pop these days knows that these are two of the most potent forces in the game. Thee Oh Sees are coming off what we think may be one of the best records of the year, Help, and Ty Segall's debut was one of our favorites of '08. So rad to hear them tackle each other's songs. Thee Oh Sees do "The Drag" with a deep-in-the-void reverb filled flair that suits the song so well. Ty does "Maria Stacks" from The Master's Bedroom Is Worth Spending A Night In, a song which might just be Andee's favorite Oh Sees jam, not just cuz it's hooky and catchy, but it also immortalizes AQ pal and amazing artist/zine-maker Maria Forde. Ty finds a way to make the song a bit more lo-fi and fucked up sounding while still holding on to the great melody that makes the original stick like it does. Pretty much a no-brainer, best grab one of these while you can!

From Fusetron too:

*Artist: THEE OHSEES / TY SEGALL Title: Split Format: 7" Label: Castle Face Country: USA Price: $6.00 "A new single split between two of San Franciscos hottest acts. THEE OHSEES deliver a cover of TY SEGALLs "The Drag," followed by Segall, who offers his take on Thee Ohsees "Maria Stacks." Limited edition of 1,000 copies." - Castle Face.

They are really making my life easy this week. I think aquarius is on this coast! Yay!

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