Tag Archives: The Thermals

Monday News Mash-Up

Portland pop-punkers The Thermals, who are performing during KEXP’s 7th Annual Yule Benefit on December 12th, are already revealing the news that their as-yet-finished fifth album will be released September 7th, 2010. That should give the band a bountiful cushion while keeping fans on pins and needles.

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Get Your Tickets for the 7th Annual Yule Benefit!

Candy canes, tinsel, and plastic Santas go up on store shelves earlier and earlier every year. It’s no longer shocking to see twinkling lights and velvet bows nestled next to the Halloween candy and fall decor. Now, if RiteAid or QFC aren’t decorated with faux snow and artificial trees in August, we begin to panic.Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party in review

by Chris Estey Rock festivals can be an awesome, appalling joussaince — an embarrassment of riches in which most of its value is suffering. The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party was a perfectly organic construct of balancing personal pleasures and community celebration within the city, without too much pain. In other words, it was aRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Thermals – Now We Can See

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more…

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Block Party 2009 lineup and presale!

Along with The Stranger and Caffe Vita, KEXP 90.3 FM is proud to present The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle’s Premiere Celebration of Independent Music on July 24 & July 25th. The first part of the lineup has just been announced: SONIC YOUTH, THE JESUS LIZARD, THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER, BLACK LIPS, EARTH, THE THERMALS,Read more…

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Interview with The Thermals

interview by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Christopher Nelson Armed with a new drummer, a new album, and a new label, Portland indie-pop-punkers The Thermals are back on the beat and ready to blow your eardrums yet again. After the departure of former drummer Lorin Coleman and an amicable split with Subpop, core duo Hutch HarrisRead more…

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Live Review: The Thermals @ Neumos 4/10

photos and review by Brian Cullen Last Friday The Thermals graced a sold-out Neumo’s crowd to an explosive night of incredibly tight-knit-Portlandly-punk-rock. Technically an all-ages show, the typical Sam Beam beard to neon side-cocked hat with bangs ratio was drastically out of whack — the former basically mailing it on the fandom. Probably a goodRead more…

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Out This Week 4/7

Score, indeed! Just check out this week’s unbelievable list of new releases, which includes the latest from Doves, Bob Mould, Telekinesis!, Crystal Antlers, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, Bat for Lashes, Mexican Institute of Sound, The Veils, The Thermals, Neil Young, Gliss, Superchunk, Buraka Som Sistema, and a whole lot more! Among this slew ofRead more…

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