Slint guitarist David Pajo recovering from suspected suicide bid

The musician has also played with Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol

Slint guitarist David Pajo is recovering from a suspected suicide bid.

The musician was taken from his New Jersey home by emergency services to a local hospital, reports Pitchfork. Pajo has since posted a picture on Instagram of himself in his hospital bed.


A photo posted by David Pajo (@itsokaytolaylow) on

A message posted on his official Facebook page earlier today (February 13) reads: “There will be things said about our friend David in the press these coming days and he’ll need our love and support. Feel free to comment here. Thank you.”

As well as playing with Slint, the prolific Pajo has performed with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, Tortoise, Stereolab and Zwan, as well as Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Royal Trux, releasing solo records under a range of aliases, including Pajo, Papa M, Aerial M, and M.