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Sunday, July 31: Ty Segall

The Brotherhood Lounge

Ty Segall

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You know those grating California tourism ads with all the celebrity cameos? You will never hear Ty Segall's "California Commercial," from his latest stellar full-length, Goodbye Bread, featured in one of those, despite the implications of its title. "Come to California / Stay inside your house / Stay inside your head" he sings, cheekily deriding sun-dazed do-nothing slackerdom over bam-bam-bam-bam-bam bursts of staccato guitar and drums. In place of a chorus, there's a squiggly guitar lick that carries the song to its abrupt finish line. At just over a minute, it's the shortest, tersest ditty on Bread, which, for the most part, is a steadier, more ramblin' and psych-fried effort from Segall, one of the West Coast's finest rock 'n' roll songwriters and a damn good guitarist. Ty Segall shows no signs of slowing down, so it's best you keep up.

[The Brotherhood Lounge, with Audacity, November Witch, 9 p.m., $5, 119 Capitol Way N., Olympia, 360.352.4153]

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