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Adam just dropped by a new Jawbreaker rarities and covers CD called "Jawbreaker Etc." out now his label, Blackball Records ( looks pretty cool, a bunch of stuff that's pretty hard to come by, including "Kiss The Bottle", one of the coolest songs ever:

Shield Your Eyes/ Equalized/ Caroline/ Better Half/ Split/ Gutless/ With of Without U2/ Fantastic Planet/ Rich/ Peel it the Fuck Down/ Pretty Persuasion/ Kiss The Bottle/ First Step/ Friends Back East/ Sea Foam Green/ Housesitter/ Into You Like a Train/ Sister/ Friendly Fire/ Boxcar

Andy, Monday, 22 July 2002 00:00 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"Split" was one of Jawb's best... and "Kiss the Bottle" is indeed great, too

donut bitch, Monday, 22 July 2002 00:00 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

No Kidding! I bet they rip the shit out of "Into You Like A Train". Do tell, once you've heard it!

Matt Riedl (veal), Monday, 22 July 2002 00:00 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

nine years pass...


mookieproof, Tuesday, 17 January 2012 01:10 (five years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...


bear, bear, bear, Friday, 3 February 2012 10:59 (five years ago) Permalink

I have no problem with ppl widdling away to themselves, but any LOOK AT ME-ness = GTFO

This was a pretty good take on the origins of AIDS:/


Crackle Box, Friday, 3 February 2012 12:31 (five years ago) Permalink

one year passes...



emo canon in twee major (BradNelson), Monday, 22 April 2013 18:24 (four years ago) Permalink


Fatalist AmandaPalmistry (irrational), Tuesday, 23 April 2013 04:59 (four years ago) Permalink

eight months pass...

So, over a winter blues-y holiday I got really into Dear You, and decided that in the spirit of motherfuckers doing their January juice cleanses, I'm only listening to these guys for a month. Trying to focus on listening only to a record a week to not drive myself too nuts. Really enjoying it so far. Remembering listening to stuff like "Lawn" over and over because it was one of the few on Unfun that stuck with me at first, but then reading the lyrics and being disappointed I couldn't really relate. Which in retrospect is sort of a funny way to think of lyrics.

I realized yesterday afternoon that the bridge of "Eye-5" is where they became the stoned moody Jawbreaker I love best, the side of the band that overtook em by Dear You.

The Live album is actually my favorite--"Jinx Removing" on there is fucking killer--so I'm looking forward to listening to it last.

i like HOOS but this took the cake off my table (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Saturday, 4 January 2014 17:43 (four years ago) Permalink

i love that in the middle of dark as fuck bivouac in the midst of an angry mutual-loathing fest like "tour song" you can still get a little bright spot like

in the middle of their 'weird, dark' follow up to the pop-punky *Unfun*, in the middle of a song about how swaths of the punk underground hate the band and there's a mutual loathing from the band as they travel the country playing to crowds of people that sneer at them, we get--

"Two cool people came
They're hiding by the door
Eyes wide with fright
A guy, a girl, in love with the whole world
It almost makes it right"

i like HOOS but this took the cake off my table (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Monday, 6 January 2014 16:32 (four years ago) Permalink



― emo canon in twee major (BradNelson), Monday, April 22, 2013 6:24 PM (8 months ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

i like HOOS but this took the cake off my table (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Tuesday, 7 January 2014 16:01 (four years ago) Permalink

ten months pass...

holy shit:

Published on Nov 10, 2014

In 2013, I found an unprocessed Super 8 film cartridge of footage I shot in 1992. I had no idea what it was. This is it.

✓ out this insane nakh yall (gr8080), Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:13 (three years ago) Permalink

holy shit

BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Wednesday, 12 November 2014 06:02 (three years ago) Permalink

aw, good find. also noticed recently that bivouac is available on spotify. that's quite new, isn't it?

the european nikon is here (grauschleier), Thursday, 13 November 2014 08:56 (three years ago) Permalink

six months pass...

It was just brought to my attention that there is a band calling itself JAWBREAKER REUNION which is just this side of FREE BEER as a dishonest means of getting people to accidentally see your lousy band.

Johnny Fever, Thursday, 11 June 2015 17:49 (two years ago) Permalink

tbf jawbreaker reunion is actually p good

BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 11 June 2015 19:44 (two years ago) Permalink

hmm should I tell the Jawbreaker drummer about this

Οὖτις, Thursday, 11 June 2015 19:48 (two years ago) Permalink

Adam laughed when i asked him about this, he'd already heard about it

Οὖτις, Friday, 12 June 2015 02:43 (two years ago) Permalink


Johnny Fever, Friday, 12 June 2015 03:15 (two years ago) Permalink


BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Friday, 12 June 2015 04:27 (two years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

the katydid will be torn apart, and its dismembered body carried back to the bivouac
by the end of the day, raiding parties return along the main trail, carrying

mookieproof, Thursday, 9 July 2015 01:12 (two years ago) Permalink

Part of me wants to defend the group calling itself JAWBREAKER REUNION on fool-&-his-money grounds--at the same time, I totally expect bad things to happen to the people behind it.

Heroic melancholy continues to have a forceful grip on (bernard snowy), Thursday, 9 July 2015 01:29 (two years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

I... honestly can't believe that's possible...

eah, Saturday, 22 April 2017 01:06 (eight months ago) Permalink

The 3rd result if you Google Blake's name is a mysterious and vague thread on some punk message board about him being arrested last year and having some vaguely erratic behavior. I wonder what the deal was.

Jalapeño Coladas, Saturday, 22 April 2017 18:51 (eight months ago) Permalink

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