R.I.P. Jay Reatard

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Sad news: Memphis's The Commercial Appeal reports that garage-rock libertine Jay Reatard, 29, was found dead in his home at 3:30 a.m. today. Matador Records confirms: "We are devastated by the death of Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., aka Jay Reatard. Jay was as full of life as anyone we’ve ever met, and responsible for so many memorable moments as a person and artist. We’re honored to have known and worked with him, and we will miss him terribly." [Commercial Appeal, Matador]