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Jawbreaker to reissue 'Bivouac' and 'Chesterfield King' EP
Jawbreaker are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album Bivouac and Chesterfield King EP with remastered reissues of both released. The digital and CD versions of Bivouac will contain the tracks from Chesterfield King, along with two bonus tracks. They will also both be released on vinyl.…
2012-10-17 17:30:01

Adam Pfahler (Jawbreaker/Blackball Records) - Part 2
We pick up part two of our interview with Jawbreaker's/Blackball Record's Adam Pfahler, right where part one left off (logically). In our second section Pfahler and interviewer Rich Verducci discuss the potential Jawbreaker documentary, legal woes and even have time to touch on the hazy definition of "org-core". For those interested you can pick up the…
2010-07-12 20:00:01

Adam Pfahler (Jawbreaker/Blackball Records) - Part 1
2010 has seen the 20th anniversary of Jawbreaker's monumental full length debut, Unfun. Not so coincidentally, it also featured the first formal remaster and reissue of the album in 20 years by Adam Pfalher's own Blackball Records. To help go over the five W's Pfahler dialed in for a marathon phone call…
2010-07-06 20:00:02

Jawbreaker detail 'Unfun' reissue
Jawbreaker have announced a reissue of their 1990 debut full-length, Unfun. Slated for a March 30, 2010 release through Blackball Records, the record has been remastered from the original analog tapes by John Golden. The CD and digital download will include the band's 1989 EP Whack &…
2010-01-25 12:00:01

Jazzbreaker produces Jawbreaker jazz/big band tribute
Jazzbreaker, a rather unusual project, has put together a series of Jawbreaker covers recorded in the style of big band or jazz. All the instruments were performed by Joey Coloroso and the songs covered include "Boxcar," "Kiss the Bottle," "Want," "Chesterfield King" and more. You can check out some of the songs here.…
2009-02-04 13:00:02

More details, video from the Thorns of Life (Blake Schwarzenbach, Aaron Cometbus)
More details are now available on Black Schwarzenbach's new band. The Thorns of Life, features the influential Jawbreaker and Jets To Brazil frontman on guitar, Aaron Elliott of the Cometbus zine, Crimpshrine and Pinhead Gunpowder on drums and actress / musician Daniela Sea on bass. Sea performed in Berkeley punk rock acts the Gr'ups and Cypher In The Snow and most recently appeared on Showtime series…
2008-11-16 21:00:01

Photos confirm Blake Schwarzenbach and Aaron Cometbus collaboration
Some new photos from Brooklyn D.I.Y. confirm rumours that Jawbreaker and Jets To Brazil mastermind Blake Schwarzenbach has indeed teamed up with Aaron Cometbus of Cometbus, Crimpshrine,…
2008-11-13 19:00:01

Blackball confirms wide release for Jawbreaker "Unfun" reissue
Adam Pfahler of Jawbreaker and Blackball Records emailed us about one specific part of the upcoming Unfun remastered reissue. Though earlier reports indicated that the album was to be limited to Hot Topic retail at release, this is no longer the case: Unfun will be released to ALL retail stores at the same time, fair and square. Hot Topic will carry it—they have our other stuff, which is great if you don’t have a mom and pop around and still like to have something in your hand…
2008-10-23 16:30:03

Jawbreaker plans "Unfun" reissue, talks documentary
The members of beloved punk act Jawbreaker have posted a lengthy bulletin discussing their current status and talking about some upcoming releases. The first chunk comes from Adam Pfahler who discussed the reissue of the band's 1990 album, Unfun: I am going back down to LA this weekend to [work on the remaster.] Unfun will be available online through the usual providers and in stores in early 2009 on Blackball Records. Extras will include the 7" mix of Busy and alternate mixes of Want and Fine Day. The CD and LP…
2008-10-22 15:50:58

Jawbreaker unveils more reissue information
Adam Pfahler, former drummer of east bay punk band, Jawbreaker has sent another MySpace update on the upcoming reissue of their 1990 album Unfun. The album has been remastered and will be available on vinyl, CD and MP3 Hey, I just got back from LA, where I remastered Jawbreaker's first full length Unfun lp with the great John Golden. With a 24 bit transfer at a higher sampling rate, the new version sounds great and is closer to the original analog tapes than when we first went to cd way back in 1991.…
2008-02-16 11:00:03

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