Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Mangum’

On Jeff Mangum and Empathy, Briefly

"You sing along at home. There's no reason why you shouldn't do it here, all right?" said a slightly marble-mouthed Jeff Mangum Friday night as he introduced "Holland, 1945," one of the most fondly remembered eccentricities of his cult band, Neutral Milk Hotel. But it took the crowd at the Lincoln Theatre a few moments [...]

Arts Roundup: Songs Jay Reatard Left Behind Edition

Good morning!
There will be a memorial on Saturday in Memphis for garage rocker Jay Reatard, who died early Wednesday morning at 29. Already, it appears Reatard left behind at least some unreleased material. To start, there's "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle," a Nirvana cover that popped up on his Web site yesterday. Another cover [...]