Tag Archives: The Thermals

Out This Week 4/16

I hate to break it to you, but you’re gonna be heading toward Record Store Day this Saturday at a deficit. Why? Because there are too many excellent new releases coming out today that you’ll want to pick up right now. First and foremost: the latest from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, whose fourth album our MusicRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Thermals - The Sunset

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Every Friday, we feature a Northwestern artist. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with CherylRead more...

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Monday Music News

News of the The Postal Service‘s reissue and tour have been circulating for a few days now, as well as news that they would be releasing two unreleased tracks - and now we have the first of the two - “A Tattered Line of String.” Featuring Jenny Lewis as backing vocals, the new track isRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Almost exactly two years after the release of his last album, 2011′s Kiss Each Other Clean, Iron & Wine‘s Sam Beam has announced the details of his next album. Entitled Ghost on Ghost, the 12-track effort will be released on April 16th via Nonesuch. Beam said the Brian Deck-produced set moves away from the “anxiousRead more...

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Live Review: Weezer with The Thermals @ WaMu Theatre 8/19

My first car was a ’92 VW Jetta and I decided to name her Jonas. She was often personified -– after bravely overcoming a heart-attack (the transmission fell out), she died of a broken leg (axle) back around 2004. Nearly every Friday in high-school, my group of 10 to 12 close-knit friends (all guys andRead more...

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Sasquatch! More photos from Saturday!

The second half of Saturday at Sasquatch was equally amazing. The Thermals tore up the Yeti stage. Sharon Van Etten wowed the crowd on the Bigfoot stage and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst got worked up on the main stage. Death Cab for Cutie, the highlight for many festival goers, performed a long set of olderRead more...

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Live Review: The Thermals w/ Unnatural Helpers & White Fang @ Neumo’s 1/21

After attending a show early last week that was said to be sold out on the Neumo’s website, I expected roughly the same volume of people to be at the The Thermals concert last Friday night. Through its sheer energy, the crowd felt as if it were double the “sold out” I experienced last week,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 17 AURELIO with Garifuna Soul @ The Triple Door KEXP’s Best Ambiance DJ Jon Kertzer released the first record on his new label and Sub Pop imprint Next Ambiance last year in Bassekou Kouyate’s I Speak Fula. The label’s next release will come from Aurelio Martinez, who in addition to being one ofRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Monday 9/6/10

The third and final day of Bumbershoot 2010 was just as exciting as the first! Sunday brought great indie bands (Surfer Blood, BOAT, The Clientele, Japandroids and The Thermals), vintage soul from Booker T., Canadian heavy metal from Anvil and a whole lot more from Kings Go Forth, Trampled By Turtles, Angelique Kidjo, Bobby BareRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge videos: Monday

From the final day of our broadcast from the Music Lounge during the 40th anniversary of the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival -- check out the melodic orchestral pop of Ra Ra Riot, the stripped down and soulful sound of The Moondoggies, the seductive and tantalizing rhythms of Bomba Estéreo, and the high-energy punch ofRead more...

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