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Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« on: December 16, 2008, 10:59:19 PM »


You have to RSVP if ya' wanna go.  Hopefully I'll make it there.

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2008, 06:26:22 PM »
I'm here now.  It's kinda weird.

Playing with a store laptop to kill time...

Guh?

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2008, 06:49:35 PM »
That bad, huh?

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2008, 06:56:29 PM »
Hey, open bar.

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2008, 10:49:40 PM »
That bad, huh?

It was kind of awkward waiting around a Wired store for him to play (although there was an open bar), but the show itself was great.  A lot of his songs work really well acoustically.  He didn't announce them, but from what I gather he played two songs from the upcoming album.  He also played "Bummer Bitch" and seemed really disgusted with the crowd, which I find hilarious and appealing.

"Do you really think touch screens will make your life better?  Remember: there are fces on everything."

Some guy was taking high quality video, so hopefully the performance will make it's way online.

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2008, 11:29:51 PM »
Ew, I never want to touch anything ever again now.

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2008, 11:34:36 PM »
Hey, I was there too!
If I knew what you looked like I would have said what's up.

I went into it skeptically, but I ended up enjoying more than I thought I would.
The venue was weird but the open bar was fun.
I was picking up on the contempt for the crowd vibe as well. To his credit though, there were a lot of douchey looking people there. His lyrics sounded funnier over the acoustic guitar and the "Bummer Bitch" finale was great.


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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2008, 04:23:37 AM »

I was picking up on the contempt for the crowd vibe as well.


What if he had contempt for you?  What then??



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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2008, 04:39:33 AM »
GAME SET MATCH

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2008, 08:18:34 AM »

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2008, 06:02:15 PM »
He was really nice when I saw him in Chicago last July. He shook hands after his set! He shook my hand! I thought it was sweet. Also, no one got punched in the face, not even the drunk girl who kept bumping into me and asked Jay Reatard for a picture. (He didn't oblige her, by the way.)

I'm guessing he didn't shake every fan's hands at the Wired store??
Too soon?

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2008, 03:51:50 AM »
Hey, open bar.
When they say "Open Bar," they mean a garbage can full of ice and Pabst Blue Ribbon.

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2008, 05:42:40 PM »
Hey, open bar.

When they say "Open Bar," they mean a garbage can full of ice and Pabst Blue Ribbon.

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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2008, 07:49:29 AM »
from what I gather he played two songs from the upcoming album. 


He just posted a demo of one of those new songs on his blog (http://jayreatard.blogspot.com/) if anyone is interested.

Does it sound a lot like "Bad Man" at times to anyone else, or am I crazy?


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Re: Jay Reatard Solo Show in Manhattan, Wed. (12/17)
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2008, 11:35:34 AM »
there's a slight similarity?

 

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