Wow. It is really a shock and incredibly sad. What's even rougher is that when I listen to his music tonight in tribute I am most likely going to cry. His music makes you want to cry without death being involved so I think I'll be out of luck.

R.I.P. Elliott Smith.

More information at: MTV, Pitchfork, NME, NME Tribute Board, AP (via Miami Herald), Rolling Stone

Amazing commentary from Margaret Cho.

Update: bah, I spelled his name wrong. I knew there were two t's, honest.