New-mind jam: Woods Family Creeps — "Party in the Pines"

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WOODS FAMILY CREEPS, which is/are Woods in exploratory, long-form instro-mode mood, play two sets (8p, 1030p) in Brooklyn on January 18 at Monkeytown. Reservations at: Ooh, it looks like they’re sold out already. Well, lower the lights a bit, light one up and make do with the above jam. Healing tones for troubling times.




JAY REATARD, 1980-2010


Above: Jay Reatard, gone far too soon

“Memphis musician Jay Reatard runs ‘out of time’; dies at 29” — news article at Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 2005 interview with Jay from the LARecord:

Jay Reatard was about 15 when he started the Reatards, who were the brightest young scum in the Memphis rock ‘n’ roll scene. After several frightening albums recorded on his famous broken four-track, he purchased some old keyboards and started a new band called the Lost Sounds, but they finally broke up and now Jay is back as a Reatard and playing some of the first songs he ever wrote. He speaks now while recovering from a 33-hour Greyhound ride to the West Coast to start the first tour…. Read on at LARecord