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Travis Morrison has announced his retirement. We think. Morrison fronted the beloved and defunct Dismemberment Plan. He went on to release solo stuff, sing in church, and form a new band and release a well-received album in 2007. On Morrison’s website, he or his web guru write: “Retired!”

If that wasn’t clear enough, Morrison writes: “No shows, no records, no band. Just relaxing in Brooklyn. Befriend me on facebook. I’m so nice!.”

If you hangout on the site long enough, “Retired!” morphs into a bunch of nonsense words. So this could all be just a joke.

Dismemberment Plan had regrouped for a Cal Robbins benefit show sponsored by Washington City Paper. The packed crowd at that show went nuts for the band. Morrison had bounced back from that notorious Pitchfork review of a few a years ago. So this is all very curious!