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Freedom's Goblin

Ty Segall

Freedom's Goblin

Tenth studio album from the multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from Laguna Beach, California

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  1. 9.4 |   Paste Magazine

    May very well be his greatest accomplishment yet
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Freedom’s Goblin is every bit as impressive and finely-honed as Segall’s decade-long career
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  3. 9.0 |   Uncut

    Ty's most unrestrained albums stands among his best. ... Like sitting by a loaded jukebox that turns out gems all night
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  4. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    A bit of a corker really
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  5. 8.5 |   Earbuddy

    Segall doing what he does best. Solid rock jams
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  6. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    It remains to be seen whether the innovations on Segall’s latest offering spark a new dedication to focused evolution or whether it simply takes its place on the list of Segall’s very good stack of albums
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  7. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    The tuneful sensibility that Segall has been nurturing for years has fully blossomed, all while keeping his primordial spirit intact
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  8. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    It's a bold move to put out so much music in one go, but Freedom's Goblin is sure-footed enough to warrant to such a splurge
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  9. 8.0 |   Mojo

    If he wasn't there already, Freedom's Goblin puts Segall in the very top flight of late-'teens rock contenders. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    If he had taken three years to record and release Freedom’s Goblin, it might stand a better shot at being embraced for the modern classic that it is
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  11. 8.0 |   Punk News

    Sink into Freedom’s Goblin and marvel at a singular artist finding and mastering symphonic liberation
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  12. 8.0 |   NOW

    The California songwriter shows how much you can still do with guitar, bass and drums (and a sizeable dollop of horns)
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  13. 8.0 |   All Music

    Some of the very best music Segall has given us to date, essential for fans and strongly recommended to curious newcomers
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  14. 8.0 |   NME

    A belting garage-rock odyssey that revels in its own weirdness
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  15. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    That is the paradox record. The record that by its very nature should alienate anyone but core fans, but because of its wacky, charming quality will do just the opposite
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  16. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    California's prodigal son vaults every obstacle with the sort of effortlessness you might expect from an Olympian who eats chicken nuggets on the starting line, before smashing their own world records for fun
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  17. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Freedom's Goblin cuts open Segall's brain and lets it all ooze out. Serve yourself up a spoonful of all that melodic goo, and enjoy
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  18. 7.6 |   Gig Soup

    Unruly and expansive, 'Freedom's Goblin' finds Ty Segall squeezing practically every style of music he's ever played onto one 75 minute album. The results are impressive and remain surprisingly engaging throughout the considerable run-time
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  19. 7.5 |   The 405

    Despite the obvious trimming that could be done around the belly, Freedom’s Goblin is still a worthwhile beast to take on
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  20. 7.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    If you’ve heard a Ty Segall album before, then not much on Freedom’s Goblin will surprise you. Though, if you’ve heard a Ty Segall album before, chances are you’ll want to hear how in the damn fuck does this guy already have another album recorded
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  21. 6.0 |   The FT

    The songwriting quality is consistently high but stretched to the limits over 70 minutes
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  22. 6.0 |   DIY

    Identity firmly cemented, now Ty’s just having fun within it
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