"[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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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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Clockwise from upper left: Danny Brown, Fuzz, The Blow, Tom Brosseau Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Ty Segall's new album, Sleeper, comes out August 20. Denee Petracek /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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