Tagged: Jay Reatard


The Tripwire: Ty Segall’s Gliding Through All Things Rock

For a California dude, Ty Segall does not seem very concerned about making you feel comfortable or at ease. At least not on his latest effort Goodbye Bread (which is steaming in full here). Last … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2011 4:15PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Mumdance Presents: Cerebral Ballzy – The Griptape (Hosted by Beavis & Butthead)

If you like to break shit and annoy people, Mumdance‘s new mixtape with Brooklyn ruffnecks Cerebral Ballzy is your theme music. Along with a couple rippers from the latter and a couple remixes from the … read more »

POSTED August 4, 2010 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Arcade Fire Covered Jay Reatard

Last night at the Mann Center in Philadelphia, outfitting his best song, “Oh It’s Such A Shame,” with the sort of wings only they can. The audio’s not awesome, but the feeling’s inescapable. (via Pitchfork … read more »

POSTED August 3, 2010 11:17AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Jay Reatard's Autopsy Results Revealed

According to a report by Memphis’ Commercial Appeal, Shelby County Medical Examiner Karen E. Chancellor is quoted as saying that garage-rocker Jay Reatard died January 13th due to “cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2010 3:40PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Jay Reatard Memorial Service to Be Held Tomorrow

A memorial service for Jay Reatard, who passed away at home in Memphis on Wednesday morning, will be held tomorrow at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis. The event, which is open to the public, … read more »

POSTED January 15, 2010 12:37PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Hear One of The Last Songs Jay Reatard Recorded

Jay Reatard’s website has released his cover of Nirvana’s “Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle” along with a note on his passing and funeral arrangements. Stating the obvious here, this (recorded alone for … read more »

POSTED January 14, 2010 5:18PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

R.I.P. Jay Reatard

It has been confirmed that Memphis garage rocker Jay Reatard has died. According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Reatard was found at his home at 3:30 this morning. Matador Records, his most recent label, just issued … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2010 6:07PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS:

Wavves Recruits Former Jay Reatards

You may remember reading about the Twitter-riffic dissolution of Jay Reatard’s band a few weeks back or even about the time he asked the Cola Freaks to join him shortly after that. Though we heard … read more »

POSTED November 19, 2009 9:03AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Jay Reatard Has a Band Again

Antics… resume. read more »

POSTED October 19, 2009 10:52AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Pixies' U.S. Tour Openers Like A Fantastic Indie-Rock Raffle!

Only in this raffle, everyone wins. read more »

POSTED October 19, 2009 10:35AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , ,