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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 the festival circuit this summer and our…   Read Story »
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 turn. She plays a boxer training for a big…   Read Story »
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 Kill" and "The Sunset" show…   Read Story »
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 -- for the last few…   Read Story »
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, fuck it -- ZIP FILE BACK. Thank you for your comments and…   Read Story »
"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 still packed with the same anthemic energy…   Read Story »
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 larks, clips of people's…   Read Story »
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 the anthemic first single "Born To Kill."…   Read Story »
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 righteous rager called "Born To Kill," an…   Read Story »
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 (hat tip to Guards, for winning the…   Read Story »