Posts Tagged ‘Jay Reatard’

Jay Reatard’s Lost Sounds Announce Rarities Compilation Lost Lost: Demos, Sounds, Alternate Takes & Unused Songs 1999-2004 For July 2012 Release

June 25th, 2012

Five years of the Lost Sounds’ career is summed up by their album Lost Lost: Demos, Sounds, Alternate Takes & Unused Songs 1999-2004, which is scheduled to be released on July 17. Read on for a full track listing.

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Jay Reatard’s Debut Album To Be Reissued

March 31st, 2011

Teenage Hate, Memphis garage punk rocker Jay Reatard’s 1998 debut album, is being reissued and it set to release May 17.  Check out the full scoop after the jump. Read more…

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In Memoriam: 2010

December 22nd, 2010

While 2010 has been a great year with new music being released, it has brought many tragedies as well.  Many great musical figures, perhaps even an irregular figure, have passed away this past year, and we at MDWN feel a tribute is both necessary and appropriate to acknowledge their influence on music. Read more…

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Jay Reatard’s Autopsy Results Are In

February 3rd, 2010

The cause of death for Memphis musician Jay Reatard has been revealed through an autopsy. According to The Commercial Appeal, the autopsy showed that “cocaine toxicity and…alcohol [were] a contributing factor in his death.” Read more…

By Jennika Ingram Posted in News

Jay Reatard – Watch Me Fall

September 14th, 2009


21st Century Slacker Punk Man

For those of a certain age, the late ”80s and early ”90s were a weird limbo where the John Hughes film stereotypes within began to grow up and feel largely disjointed from the world at large. Artistic manifestations emanated out of the lassitude, the best examples being the music of Pavement and the film Slacker. Though two decades separate now from then, Jay Reatard’s Watch Me Fall seems imbued with that not-quite-ready-to-grow-up spirit without anxiety that’s packaged with it. Read more…

By Matthew Kiel Posted in Reviews

Jay Reatard Announces Watch Me Fall

July 19th, 2009

There are 2 things that Jay Reatard loves: Touring and releasing music. Both he does with seemingly rapid-fire productivity. He’ll release his first album since Blood Visions on August 18 with the title Watch Me Fall. It’ll be his debut for Matador.
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By Matthew Kiel Posted in News