Watch Julien Baker Cover Jawbreaker’s “Accident Prone”

Last year, the young Tennessee singer-songwriter Julien Baker ripped our collective heart out with Sprained Ankle, her debut album. She's been touring hard behind it,…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 3:16 pm

Blake Schwarzenbach – “Sanity Is Waiting”

While everyone's still waiting for a Jawbreaker reunion (and getting confused by Jawbreaker Reunion), ex-Jawbreaker/Jets To Brazil frontman Blake Schwarzenbach has just shared a really…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2015 - 7:40 pm

Jawbreaker – “Boxcar” Video

No, it's not a Jawbreaker reunion (at least not yet, anyway), but the band has shared a video for "Boxcar," a track off their third…
James Rettig | November 12, 2014 - 2:19 pm


30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo

Ask anyone old enough to drink what they think emo is, and you'll get about as many different responses as people willing to answer. They'll…
Patric Fallon | July 22, 2014 - 10:18 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Jawbreaker Songs

I have three tattoos. There's a treeish thing on my calf that doesn't really bother me, and another on my back so unmentionably bad it…
Aaron Lariviere | November 30, 2012 - 12:41 pm


The Top 20 Steve Albini-Recorded Albums

Infamously cantankerous studio rat/national treasure Steve Albini doesn't like to be called a record producer. He prefers the term "recording engineer." That's a dry, clinical…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2012 - 3:33 pm

The Mountain Goats Cover Jawbreaker

Representing different, but intertwining sections of my life/record collection, Mountain Goats and Jawbreaker cassettes got a lot of wear in my teenage boombox. They've come…
Brandon Stosuy | June 7, 2011 - 11:17 am

Thorns Of Life @ Center For The Arts, Eagle Rock 1/23/09

There's no shortage of Blake Schwarzenbach respect around here, so when we found out the man's new band with Aaron Cometbus and Daniela Sea (of…
brandon | January 26, 2009 - 12:37 pm

Blake Schwarzenbach Has A New Band

It's called the Thorns Of Life. They're referencing Shelley. And it's not just Blake: The ex-Jawbreaker/Jets To Brazil frontman has come out of retirement (though…
Brandon Stosuy | November 14, 2008 - 6:11 pm