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Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish

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Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish

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Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish

Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish

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Ty Segall's latest album is Manipulator. Denee Petracek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ty Segall's latest album is Manipulator.

Denee Petracek/Courtesy of the artist

If there's a Mozart of garage rock, it's Ty Segall. He's put out at least a dozen albums of face-melting, critic-adored low-fi rock, in the style of bands like The Troggs or The Stooges — not to mention his work with other bands and in other styles.

But his newest album, Manipulator, is different: more produced and polished. Segall came to NPR West to talk about the album with NPR's Arun Rath — and play a few songs for us.

Hear the conversation at the audio link.

Ty Segall's latest album is Manipulator. Denee Petracek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ty Segall's latest album is Manipulator.

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Ty Segall Live On All Things Considered

01The Feels

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02Green Belly

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03Don't You Want To Know? (Sue)

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