Ty Segall is often compared to the late Jay Reatard, and he’s undoubtedly a standard bearer of San Francisco’s rich neo-garage scene, but that doesn’t mean he’s satisfied with those frames of reference. Back in April, Segall released an EP of T. Rex covers, a glam-rock course correction that also informs his new, intriguing full-length, Goodbye Bread. The record frequently feels like a pothead’s interpretation of a coked-out genre, but Segall takes the comedown vibe seriously, keeping tempos at a cool simmer and the fuzz guitar on blast. Can glam go slacker? Nod along to lyrics like this—“She said she wants to buy a couch/I said, ‘Why do we have to buy the couch?’”—and believe it.
Ty Segall performs with Sun Wolf and Mikal Cronin at 9 p.m. at Comet Ping Pong, 5307 Connecticut Ave. NW. $10.