Tag Archives: Jay Reatard

My Favorite Albums of 2009: 25-11

I’m not completely happy with this list.  I’ve been agonizing over it for about a month now, and no matter how I work it, it doesn’t seem to come out right.  I listened to about 250 albums this year, a paltry percentage of the number of total releases.  Even out of those, I only listened […]

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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 20-11

To recap:  As for My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009, I made a few rules for myself.  First, a band can only appear once.  Also, this is purely about singles I enjoy.  For instance, I would never put Harlem Shakes’ Technicolor Health on my favorite albums list, but “Sunlight” made it pretty high on this list […]

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Recommended (Free) Wednesday Show: Jay Reatard at Stuy Town's Oval

I have a lot of mixed feelings about recommending this show, but ultimately I think it’s a good choice.  My hesitation, first and foremost, has to do with my past personal interactions with Jay Reatard.  He’s rude, obnoxious, and generally trashed Olde Club and made my job harder.  My second raised eyebrow towards this show […]

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