For those who didn’t win–never fear! Tickets are affordable and still available. Come check out Better than Something: Jay Reatard tonight with L.A. RECORD hosting!
March 9th, 2012 · No Comments
March 7th, 2012 · 14 Comments
To enter our contest see the movie and Q&A absolutely free, simply leave the name of your favorite Jay Reatard song in the comments below–our crack team of judges will pick one selection at random and issue that person two free passes. We will be judging on style and poise, so descriptions of your favorite song, links, videos, etc, will definitely help your case!
April 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Hunx blew out of the desert right into the hearts of millions of teenagers everywhere, hyphenating years of admirably trashy Rip Off-style rock ‘n’ roll with his world-famous stint as one of the four heads of Gravy Train!!!! His new record on Hardly Art is all Kim Fowley-cum-Phil Spector teenage tragedy rock. He speaks now while naked on Valentine’s Day. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
February 13th, 2010 · 5 Comments
L.A.’s drunk-punk scene wouldn’t be the same without Blaque Chris, and since everybody else and their dad is opining about their favorite albums of the decade on our site, we figured, hey, why not Chris?
January 20th, 2010 · No Comments
Via: Memphis Flyer On a rain drenched Saturday, a large group of friends and family gathered at Memorial Park Funeral Home to say goodbye to 29-year-old Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., best known by his infamous punk rock stage name, Jay Reatard. “My son was a legend in his own time,” said Lindsey’s mother, Devonna May, [...]
January 16th, 2010 · No Comments
Via: Pitchfork [Saturday, January 16th] fans and friends will get a chance to pay their respects to garage rocker Jay Reatard, who was found dead at his home in Memphis early Wednesday morning. Reatard’s memorial service will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Park Funeral Home, located at 5668 Poplar Avenue in [...]
January 14th, 2010 · No Comments
Via: My Fox Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Police are searching for a possible suspect in Wednesday’s death of Memphis musician Jay Reatard at his Cooper-Young home. Officers were called to the 900-block of Meda around 3:30am and found 29-year old Jimmy Lindsey, Jr., also known as Jay Reatard, dead on arrival. The Homicide Bureau [...]
January 13th, 2010 · 6 Comments
scott schultz The Goner message board banner reads as follows: R.I.P. JAY REATARD It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our good friend Jay Reatard. Jay died in his sleep last night. We will pass along information about funeral arrangements when they are made public. We at L.A. Record are saddened [...]
November 23rd, 2009 · 9 Comments
We reported Reatard’s angry twitter dissing his ex-band last month, sending them back to their wifes, etc, and it looks that bassist Stephen Pope and drummer Billy Hayes have currently joined forces with a band their names rhyme with better, Wavves. Reatard’s new bandmates are Anders Thode and Jacob Elving of the Danish punk band [...]
November 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment
The Dutchess and the Duke were already great when they came through Los Angeles almost exactly a year ago, but their beautiful new album Sunset/Sunrise (produced by Gris Gris’ Greg Ashley) has Lee Hazlewood smiling proudly down from somewhere above Sweden. They speak now to the Black Lips’ Jared Swilley, conducting his first interview ever.