29 years old.
I was at one of (if not his last) shows NYE in Milwaukee with Spoon. Jay and the cola freaks played all of his songs slower like on record. Should have filmed it, as it was the best i'd ever seen him.
Sorry for the cliche, but it's such a fucking shame. He was ALWAYS super nice, and gracious. I'll throw something together in his honor and put it up tommorow.