Monday, August 17, 2009

Jay Reatard in the New York Times

Tonight at LPR: Jay Reatard Album Listening Party. Come out and hear Jay Reatard's new release "Watch Me Fall" in celebration his 8/18 Matador Records release. With complimentary open bar hour to start off the party.

Catch a screening of "Waiting For Something", a Jay Reatard documentary right before album playback! RSVP required, email:

From the NYTimes:

"ON a warm evening last month Stuyvesant Town celebrated the arrival of its first-ever mosh pit. This wasn’t an official new luxury amenity at the massive Manhattan apartment complex, but rather the result of Jay Reatard’s performance in its grassy courtyard, part of a free concert series. As this shaggy-maned Memphis musician led his trio through a bludgeoning set of relentlessly catchy punk rock — 14 songs in a mere 32 minutes — power chords buzzed like mosquitoes, one Mach 2-speed melody slamming into the next in a dizzying blur..."

Read the rest of the article here.

Jay Reatard will perform live at LPR on Oct. 1.

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