Archive | Jay Reatard

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No chain wallets allowed at Portland's Scion Garage Festival

This Saturday, the 17th, in Portland is going to rock more than most. Garage bands from all over the country will infiltrate four bars around downtown. There’s a healthy smattering of international acts as well, such as Thee Vicars from the UK and Mojomatics, all the way from Venice, Italy. This free one-day festival is […]

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Win tickets to see Jay Reatard at the Crocodile

{Photo Credit: Jay Reatard MySpace Page} Riding a cloud of hair, animal magnetism and sweat, Jay Reatard will descend upon Seattle October 15th, to rock the Croc. Touring on the unbelievably infectious Watch Me Fall, Reatard brings his own brand of finesse to punk and indie rock with whispers of folk to create a self-labeled “homemade” sound. It […]

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Best of 2008: Best of Lists from Eli Anderson of the Crocodile

When I asked the very intelligent and capable talent buyer Eli Anderson of the soon-to-be-reopened Crocodile Cafe, I was expecting a list of ten records he liked. Instead, he had sent me several well-written lists and deserves countless bonus points because he even showed his work. Now, I need to find a copy of The […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2008: Jay Reatard

Show Date: July 25, 2008

There have always been bands I haven’t given the time of day simply because of their monikers. Case in point: Jay Reatard. I was unsurprised to be greeted with wild-haired, ironic flying-v toting post-punk rockers. But like mama always says, don’t judge a book by its Pitchfork cover story. Though skeptical, I was pleased once […]

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