Monday, January 18, 2010

Jay Reatard- RIP

Everyone who was a fan is well aware, very sad day last week (Jan 13th). I think cause of death is still undetermined, but had heard it was being investigated as a homicide. Either way, its sad. I wanted to post a cover that Jay recorded. It's Beck's Gamma Ray...this is also streaming on Becks's webpage
Here are also some words written from Deerhunter singer Bradford Cox posted a tribute to Reatard on his band’s blog.
“Jay was what few people have the capacity to be,” Cox wrote. “He created an
undeniably classic album that contained so much pain transfered (sic) to tape in
such an explosive way that it made you feel different after hearing it. He was
transgressive and honest. His flaws were something he focused on and overdubbed
and distorted until they made you forget who he really was: a person with
feelings and a good heart. He loved music and worked hard from a young age to
pursue it. He was a self-made and unmade man. I am truly sickened to see him

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