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

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

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"[Alice Cooper] trying to be as safe and commercial as possible [because] that record is still a record for the freaks," Ty Segall says of Love It to Death. Denee Petracek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ Ty Segall

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Ty Segall's new album, Manipulator, comes out Aug. 26. Denee Petracek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Manipulator

<em>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</em>

Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Valerie June, Mike Milosh of Rhye; bottom row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Earl Sweatshirt. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music, 2013

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