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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 3: The Thermals

The Thermals may have moved to Saddle Creek Records for their latest album, but frontman Hutch Harris showed some Seattle pride at the Doug Fir, sporting a Hardly Art shirt, which, along with the rest of Harris, was inevitably soaked by the end of their live set.

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Live at MFNW 2013: Day 3 begins!

We end our broadcast during Musicfest NW today with another great lineup at the Doug Fir in Portland. Tune in today starting at noon for four great bands performing live on air starting with New Jersey indie punks Titus Andronicus, followed by melodic Bay Area folk-pop duo The Dodos, Portland’s own politically fiery trio TheRead more…

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Live Video: The Thermals

“Nothing is more dangerous than a man,” Hutch’s guitar declared as The Thermals blazed through an incendiary set live at KEXP. The songs on the Portland band’s latest album, Desperate Ground, carry the same message: guns kill, people kill, wars kill. In the studio, the trio (Hutch, Kathy and Westin) were so fired up andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we have a great list of shows to tell you about. Starting the week with 3 great shows at Neptune Theatre with Sparks on Monday night, James Blake on Tuesday night, and  Purity Ring on Wednesday night. Marnie Stern, SISU, and Heavy Petting are also at Barboza. On Thursday, The Thermals, Wimps, and La Luz are at Neumos,Read more…

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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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