Blake Schwarzenbach

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Ten Bands From The '90s That Haven't Reunited

    Mark Ibold, still happier about the Pavement reunion than you are​So Chavez is reuniting, or whatever you want to call it. A Pavement reunion just dominated most of last week in New York City. Before that, it was a never-dissolved-but-certainly-largely-inactive Superchunk. In the past few year ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Watch forgetters Play Live in Gainsville

    Blake Schwarzenbach's forgetters played the Bowery Ballroom about a week and a half ago, but prior to that, their big winter event was a tour--called Too Small to Fail, after one of their better songs--up and down the East Coast. In Gainsville, Jeremy Silveira caught the band's whole set on video, ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2010


    Rockers across both rivers converge

  • Music

    December 15, 2009

    Lunch With Jawbox

    Jimmy Fallon boasts a bizarre but wonderful D.C. punk reunion

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    forgetters Are Still Together, Playing New York Next Friday

    File under somewhat unwelcome photos of good people​In the primer we wrote a couple weeks ago about forgetters, the sporadically active Blake Schwarzenbach-fronted Brooklyn band, we mused some about whether or not they were even still an ongoing concern. (Thorns of Life, this band's predecesso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Week in Review: Like a Sexy Swedish Chick in a Natural Mineral Sauna

    Yup, this photo was taken in 2009, by Rebecca Smeyne​In the week Chuck Schumer became a bike-riding, Williamsburg Pool Party-saving hipster man of the people, we roamed far and wide over his most precious borough, from an Obama Fried Chicken in Brownsville to the very likely defunct N8 to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Catching Up With Blake Schwarzenbach's forgetters

    Generation Records finally got around to posting live footage from a late October post-CMJ show they hosted for forgetters, the reclusive Brooklyn trio fronted by Blake Schwarzenbach, whose days in Jawbreaker seem much closer, lately, than those he spent playing in Jets to Brazil. If they wanted t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    News Roundup: forgetters, Rock Writer Literary Death Match, Ghostface on Fallon

    ​--After getting a bit more publicly excited than we care to remember about Thorns of Life, last fall's short-lived collaboration between Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil's Blake Schwarzenbach, Aaron Cometbus, and (The L Word's) Daniella Sea, we figured we'd just go ahead and keep quiet about forgett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    So Who Should Cover What at This John Hughes Tribute at the Cake Shop on Saturday?

    This, of course, could be really good, or really bad. "An original," in particular, sounds ominous. But it did get us thinking about our dream version of this show. What kind of New York talent is available to do covers of songs from John Hughes soundtracks?

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    September 30, 2003
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    June 5, 2001
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    September 26, 2000

    Emotional Rescue

    Sad Emo-Punk Boys Pull on Strings, Unravel Sweaters, Shiver ’Til Spring