It's always sad to see someone go, but even more sad to see it such a young age. Jay Reatard (Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr.) died in his sleep last night at the age of 29. More details are due to emerge in the coming days.
His recording label, Matador Records, offered this statement:
"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."