We’re writing right now and we’ve rescued a couple of old songs that we never had a chance to record right at the end of the band. We’re going to get together in San Francisco and get right back to it. We don’t have a label yet, and we haven’t booked any studio time. We’re just dipping our toes and taking it one step at a time.
Update: I extracted the audio from the video and cleaned it up just a little if you’d like an MP3 copy.
The documentary Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker screened in New York last night. After the premiere Blake Schwarzenbach did a Q&A, Brooklyn Vegan reports:
Another highlight of the Q&A: Blake said Jawbreaker is “trying to” write new music, and while it doesn’t seem like we should hold our breath (this is a band who took 21 years to reunite, after all), he certainly didn’t rule out a new Jawbreaker album, and seemed like he would be excited if there was one.
On paper, Jawbreaker’s show at Rickshaw Stop seemed like a dream. It marked the band’s first headlining show in 21 years in their hometown of San Francisco, no less, at a 400-cap venue. Two local, since-defunct ‘90s punk bands — Monsula and Nuisance — opened. Jawbreaker kept to their DIY roots to a certain extent, opening it up to all ages and selling tickets for $20 with an intense anti-scalper will-call pick-up. For a band that swore it would never reunite, but then announced it would indeed reunite at Riot Fest 2017, performing a proper set in the small-sized venue setting they never broke out of during their career seemed as good as it could get. Yet somehow, Jawbreaker exceeded that.