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New Jay Reatard – It Ain't Gonna Save Me

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

New Jay Reatard video: See/Saw

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

Notes from the Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork Music FestivalThe best-run music festival in America is a yearly congregation of college radio nerds, fashion victims, art students, burnouts, baristas, and meatheads in Chicago’s Union Park.