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Interview

Turntable Inteview: The Thermals

Since 2002, the Thermals have crafted raucous, ebullient post-pop-punk tunes that are ridiculously catchy and singularly intense. Over the years, Hutch Harris, Kathy Foster, and…
Melissa Locker | April 4, 2013 - 1:38 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Increasingly, this is a weird column to write, since the list of things that fall under "music video" parameters includes big-budget extravaganzas, weird little no-money…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2013 - 1:00 pm

More The Thermals stories

Watch The Thermals Play A Bernie Sanders Rally

The Thermals join the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend, and Killer Mike as artists that are throwing their support behind Bernie Sanders…
James Rettig | March 28, 2016 - 2:08 pm

Stream The Thermals We Disappear

The Thermals, the perpetually riled-up Pacific Northwest punk rock trio, have been making soaring anthems for nearly a decade and a half now. It's been…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2016 - 11:56 am

The Thermals – “Thinking Of You”

Oregon indie-punk trio The Thermals are in full swing on promo for their upcoming seventh album, We Disappear. They've shared two short, high-energy tracks in…
Collin Robinson | March 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm

The Thermals – “My Heart Went Cold”

Preceding the release of their seventh studio album We Disappear and, aptly, Valentine's Day, the Thermals' new single "My Heart Went Cold" is a hard-hitting,…
Michelle Laggan | February 10, 2016 - 1:04 pm

The Thermals – “Hey You”

The Thermals are releasing a new album in March, their first since 2013's Desperate Ground. It's called We Disappear, and was produced by Chris Walla…
James Rettig | January 6, 2016 - 11:17 am

Watch The Pilot For Amazon’s A History Of Radness, Musical Kids Show Feat. Bethany Cosentino And Henry Rollins

Aside from original grownup shows like Transparent, Amazon Studios is involved with creating a bunch of children's programming, and the pilot for a series they've…
Caitlin White | July 20, 2015 - 10:24 am

Amazon Testing Musical Kids Show Feat. Henry Rollins, Bethany Cosentino, Thermals’ Hutch Harris, & More

Amazon Studios, in addition to producing adult series like Transparent and a bunch of other shows that are nowhere near as good as Transparent, has…
James Rettig | May 11, 2015 - 10:26 am

Photos: Project Pabst 2014

It's just about the end of festival season, but Portland gave us one more this past weekend: Project Pabst, the Milwaukee beer company's music festival.
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

The Thermals – “The Sunset” Video

In Portland punks the Thermals' video for "The Sunset," the second single from their new album Desperate Ground, badass bassist Kathy Foster gets a star…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2013 - 10:39 am

Stream The Thermals Desperate Ground

Portland trio the Thermals have been cranking out urgent, strident, catchy-as-all-hell pogo-punk anthems for more than a decade now, and recent jams like "Born To
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2013 - 12:23 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm

The Thermals – “The Sunset”

"The Sunset" is the Thermals' follow-up to Desperate Ground-first single "Born To Kill." The track is much more self-reflective than "Born To Kill" but is…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 28, 2013 - 12:57 pm

The Thermals – “Born To Kill” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Heroic Portland punk power trio the Thermals will release their new album Desperate Ground next month, and they've just given us the self-directed video for…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2013 - 11:19 am

The Thermals – “Born To Kill”

The long-running, hard-pogoing Portland punk trio the Thermals will drop their new album Desperate Ground in a couple of months, and first single is a…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2013 - 12:23 pm

Northside 2012 In Photos

Northside registered some memorable moments this year, from Kitty Pryde living the meme at Knitting Factory to a sold out Cameo Lounge for Stereogum's showcase
Amrit Singh | June 18, 2012 - 5:06 pm

We Got The Tweet

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

The Thermals – “Not Like Any Other Feeling” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The Thermals' video for "Not Like Any Other Feeling" has a charming lo-fi look to it, from the chalk-drawn sets to the cardboard television set.
jessica | March 3, 2011 - 4:47 pm

The Thermals – “Never Listen To Me”

Here's another one from The Thermals's latest, Personal Life. It's the second single (after "I Don't Believe You"), and it'll be available on 7-inch on…
jessica | September 22, 2010 - 9:42 am

Thermals Cover Weezer

Weezer alert: the Thermals, a band that is not Weezer, covered Weezer's "My Name Is Jonas" at their show in Bend, Oregon last night. They…
jessica | September 9, 2010 - 3:58 pm

The Thermals – “I Don’t Believe You” Video

Carrie Brownstein stars in this funny video for Personal Life single "I Don't Believe You." Directed by Whitey McConnaughy, who has also directed videos for…
jessica | August 23, 2010 - 10:47 am

The Thermals- “I Don’t Believe You”

As we mentioned, Kill Rock Stars will release the Thermals's new record, Personal Life in September. Its first single, "I Don't Believe You," will be…
jessica | June 29, 2010 - 11:44 am

The Thermals – “Separate”

The Thermals' saccharine, Winter Olympics-boosting paeon to the Great White North didn't win the band any medals, though it'd work OK as a theme song…
Brandon Stosuy | April 5, 2010 - 9:38 am

The Thermals – “Canada”

This week the world turns its attention to our northernly neighbor for Vancouver's 2010 Winter Olympics. Not everyone's enthused. While the Thermals' one-off ode to…
Amrit Singh | February 9, 2010 - 4:43 pm

List

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

Monolith 2009 In Photos

While we were rocking the Catskills, enjoying what Wayne Coyne said was "the greatest collection of underground music ever assembled," dozens of other great indie…
Scott Lapatine | September 15, 2009 - 5:42 pm

Fuck Yeah Fest 2009 In Photos

In its sixth year, Fuck Yeah Fest had the explicit intention of benefitting California's state parks, and implicit intention of scaring away media outlets afraid…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 12:36 pm

Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 In Photos

This past weekend, Seattle roped off a couple of blocks on Pike Street to host the Capitol Hill Block Party, inviting everyone from Sonic Youth…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2009 - 4:23 pm
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