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Jay Reatard’s legacy lives on a year after his death… (and for many years to follow)

This guest post comes from Mike Scarola from New York.  Mike sends out a weekly (or monthly) e-mails that resemble the distribution list ILSUDH2 sent out before creating this blog. This post was inspired by seeing Wavves perform with Jay Reatard’s band. Discovering new bands never gets old for me. It takes me back to being a kid, when I… Read more →

R.I.P Jay Reatard

Jay Reatard died in his sleep last night.  He was 29 years old. No word on the cause yet. I was not a huge fan of Jay, but I did appreciate what he was doing…bringing back gritty, fuzzy, crunchy garage rock like nobody else had done in awhile.  He released a warehouse worth of 7″, singles and EPs before getting… Read more →