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Jay Reatard has been found dead this morning, 13 January 2010. Sources confirm that he died during his sleep. He was 29.
Having featured in many best of 2009 lists with his Watch Me Fall lp, the music world is sure to mourn the death of one of its most prolific sons.

His label, Goner Records released this statement earlier today: ‘It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our good friend Jay Reatard. Jay died in his sleep last night. We will pass along information about funeral arrangements when they are made public.’

To say Reatard was productive would be an understatement having released hundreds of songs under his own name as well as with numerous side-projects such as The Anrgy Angles and Terror Visions.

His Matador SIngles collection in 2008 received an 8.4 rating on Pitchfork, and the garage rocker was musch adored in the music world, particularly online.