Monday, January 22, 2007

The Hold Steady and The Thermals

The Hold Steady and The Thermals are playing at Off Broadway on March 15, 2007. Both bands put on a blistering live show. The Hold Steady play straight-ahead, bluesy, boozy midwest rock'n'roll. The Thermals definitely have a more "punk" approach to their politically-inspired rock than The Hold Steady, but to be sure, both bring the Rock. The Thermals latest album, The Body, the Blood, The Machine, found itself in dozens of "best-of-2006" lists.

The Hold Steady - Your Little Hoodrat Friend
The Hold Steady - The Swish

The Hold Steady - "Stuck Between Stations", live at the Warsaw in Brooklyn:

The Hold Steady - "212 Margarita", live at the Sound Fix in Brooklyn:

The Thermals live:

Bonus: Kwaya Na Kisser has the recent "secret" Arcade Fire performance at St. Michael's Chuch in Montreal available for donwload here.


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