Handpicked selection of the best new mp3s from Pitchfork.
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The Memphis musician died in his sleep last night.
Enter the “pop” era of Jay Reatard.
MP3: Jay Reatard – “It Ain’t Gonna Save Me” from Watch Me Fall, due August 18 on Matador. “All is lost, there is no hope / All is lost, you can’t go home.” Not sure why people refer to this guy as “garage rock.” Sounds way more like the more rocking Shins stuff (“So Says … Continue reading New Jay Reatard – It Ain't Gonna Save Me
Video: Jay Reatard – “See/Saw” From Matador Singles ’08, which is a really good collection of poppy lo-fi messy garage punk songs. The fact that he comes from Memphis makes sense. I hadn’t heard anything by him before this album, but now I’m pissed I missed seeing him this summer. MP3: Jay Reatard – “See/Saw” … Continue reading New Jay Reatard video: See/Saw
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