J. Robbins

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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | April 12, 2019 - 1:56 pm

More J. Robbins stories

J. Robbins – “Un-Becoming”

J. Robbins is about to be a very busy man. Back in the '90s, Robbins led Jawbox, the great DC post-hardcore band. Next month, the…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2019 - 10:57 am

J. Robbins – “Soldier On”

You should know J. Robbins' name. If you don't, here's a quick primer: As the frontman of the great DC band Jawbox, Robbins helped perfect…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2019 - 11:11 am

Jawbox Announce Reunion Tour

Jawbox back! Jawbox were one of the greatest bands to come out of the DC post-hardcore underground of the late '80s and early '90s, and…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2019 - 10:18 am

Far’s Jonah Matranga & Jawbox’s J. Robbins Have A New Band Together; Hear Their First Song

Two of the great frontmen of '90s post-hardcore have come together to start something new. Jonah Matranga used to lead bands like Far, onelinedrawing, and…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2017 - 12:55 pm

J. Robbins – “Anodyne” & “Abandoned Mansions”

J. Robbins is a DC punk legend, a former frontman of the great post-hardcore bands Jawbox and Burning Airlines. These days, he's a family man,…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Two Inch Astronaut – “Personal Life”

Two Inch Astronaut's new LP is due out next month, and we heard its first single awhile back. "Good Behavior" reminded me of mid-2000s mall…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 15, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Two Inch Astronaut – “Good Behavior”

Sam Rosenberg's voice is fucking great because it takes on so many different personalities. Sometimes, he has the theatrical candor of a Broadway star, other…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 3, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Office Of Future Plans – “Salamander”

As the frontman of Jawbox and Burning Airlines and the producer behind a fistful of punk rock classics, J. Robbins is the man responsible for…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2011 - 3:42 pm

New Chris Walla & J. Robbins – “Mercury”

What do you get when you cross Death Cab and Jawbox? Find out at NPR, where Walla and Robbins entered the Project Song studio strangers…
Brandon Stosuy | October 12, 2009 - 3:47 pm