It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era

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  • It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era
  • It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era
  • It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era
  • It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era
  • It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era
  • It all dies anyway: LA, Jabberjaw, and the end of an era

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This book, It All Dies Anyway, tells the untold history of the seminal cultural venue Jabberjaw—the underground star of Los Angeles’s historic indie scene of the 1990s. Billing itself as a "coffeehouse art gallery" when it opened in 1989, Jabberjaw quickly became not only the cornerstone of the Los Angeles post-punk scene but also a hub of the underground music scene nationwide. Bridging the gap between punk and indie, Jabberjaw was a bastion of counterculture that hosted shows for bands from the obscure (Hole, Unsane) to the legendary (Nirvana, Pearl Jam) in an environment that reflected a generation. In collaboration with the owners of the club, and with contributions from many of the musicians and artists who played and spent time there, It All Dies Anyway is a record of the venue’s brief but influential existence. Designed and compiled by Bryan Ray Turcotte, the book is a visual feast, layering flyers and posters onto photographs, handmade record covers, and Polaroids of the gallery to paint an engrossing portrait not only of a venue but also of a forgotten time and place in music history. Published by Rizzoli, 2015

Hardcover, 272pg. Color and B&W.

9.5" x 11.5"

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