Blake Schwarzenbach and The Thermals

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Summary: Blake Schwarzenbach fronted the bands Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil and Thorns of Life as well as his current band forgetters. Maggie Serota sat down with Schwarzenbach in his Brooklyn apartment and discussed the time Jawbreaker opened for Nirvana, infusing aspects of theater into his musical performances and his tenure as an English professor. The Thermals are a three-piece punk band for Portland Oregon. The band (Hutch Harris, Kathy Foster and Westin Glass) sat down with Daniel Ralston to discuss the band's early days, their feelings on using Kickstarter to pay for records and how their audiences have changed in their 10+ years together. Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Download: Episode 32 Play: