Jay Reatard – Watch Me Fall

Matador (2009) Internet punk rock darling Reatard is back with his second Matador album (let’s face it: Singles ’08 was an album on staggered – and ridiculously diminishing – release). But does this new record see the rock world ready to live in his shadow, or is he fading all away? Whether Jay is headingContinue reading “Jay Reatard – Watch Me Fall”

Jay Reatard – Matador Singles ‘08

(2008, Matador) It has apparently become necessary to mention in each review of Mr. Reatard’s work that he recently punched someone at a gig. I have punched people at gigs, though it is rather less newsworthy due to the fact that I have never composed a song as good as ‘See/Saw’. Or ‘Screaming Hand’. OrContinue reading “Jay Reatard – Matador Singles ‘08”