Hutch Harris

Hutch Harris was born in New York City, raised in Silicon Valley and has resided in Portland, Oregon for the past eighteen years.  Harris founded and is the lead singer/songwriter of Portland post-pop-punk band the ThermalsIn fourteen years, the band has toured fifteen countries and released seven records. Follow Harris on Twitter here.

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Bio

Hutch and Kathy are a folk-pop duo from Portland, Oregon. Hutch Harris and Kathy Foster are previously of Urban Legends and currently in The Thermals. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Talks

Take a Peek Inside Hutch Harris’ (the Thermals) Teenage Tour Diary

By Hutch Harris | January 11, 2017

Take a Peek Inside Hutch Harris’ (the Thermals) Teenage Tour Diary

Bonus: check out some photos of teen Hutch.

Hutch Harris’ Tools for Touring

By Hutch Harris | November 28, 2016

Hutch Harris’ Tools for Touring

The Thermals front man offers up a starter kit for touring bands.

I Understand, by Hutch Harris (the Thermals)

By Hutch Harris | November 11, 2016

I Understand, by Hutch Harris (the Thermals)

Harris speaks to those who voted Trump.

Fear and Loathing in Southeast Portland, Halloween 2002

By Hutch Harris | October 26, 2016

Fear and Loathing in Southeast Portland, Halloween 2002

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) shares a tour horror story.

Hutch Harris’ (the Thermals) Favorite Lyrics of 2016 So Far Are…

By Hutch Harris | October 11, 2016

Hutch Harris’ (the Thermals) Favorite Lyrics of 2016 So Far Are…

Tegan and Sara reassure Harris that love isn’t supposed to be safe.

Go for It: An Open Letter to Corey Feldman

By Hutch Harris | September 26, 2016

Go for It: An Open Letter to Corey Feldman

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) has some advice for the child star turned aspiring rocker.

Inspiration in Unlikely Places: From Kurt Cobain to John Rambo and Back Again

By Hutch Harris | September 26, 2016

Inspiration in Unlikely Places: From Kurt Cobain to John Rambo and Back Again

Hutch Harris of the Thermals gives us a peek at his muses.

What Makes a Song Great? Frankie Cosmos and “The Moment”

By Hutch Harris | September 12, 2016

What Makes a Song Great? Frankie Cosmos and “The Moment”

Hutch Harris of the Thermals just needs a few seconds to fall in love.

White Reaper and the Rebirth (and Subsequent Death) of Mystery

By Hutch Harris | August 17, 2016

White Reaper and the Rebirth (and Subsequent Death) of Mystery

Hutch Harris talks not wanting to know anything about your band.

Bye, Bye Bernie: Opportunism, Loss and Socialist Distortion

By Hutch Harris | July 21, 2016

Bye, Bye Bernie: Opportunism, Loss and Socialist Distortion

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) may have performed at a Bernie Sanders rally, but he’s not a Bernie Bro.

What’s the Difference Between Standup and a Concert?

By Hutch Harris | July 12, 2016

What’s the Difference Between Standup and a Concert?

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) talks expectations and being the guy with a guitar at a comedy show.

How to Clean Nothing: The Death of Anti-Inspiration in the Face of Trump’s America

By Hutch Harris | June 20, 2016

How to Clean Nothing: The Death of Anti-Inspiration in the Face of Trump’s America

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) would rather never make a record again than live in a country governed by Donald Trump.

The Ain’t Rights are All Right: Four Days in the Green Room

By Hutch Harris | June 7, 2016

The Ain’t Rights are All Right: Four Days in the Green Room

Hutch Harris of the Thermals talks teaching actors how to be musicians.

Don’t Get Rich, Don’t Die Trying: Thriving V. Surviving in the Music Industry

By Hutch Harris | May 25, 2016

Don’t Get Rich, Don’t Die Trying: Thriving V. Surviving in the Music Industry

Hutch Harris of the Thermals isn’t rich, but he’s not sure he wants you to know that.

The Problem with YACHT — and Understanding Overreaction in the Age of Outrage

By Hutch Harris | May 11, 2016

The Problem with YACHT — and Understanding Overreaction in the Age of Outrage

Hutch Harris of the Thermals examines his reaction to YACHT’s faux sex tape scandal.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Bands Who Are Younger Than Me

By Hutch Harris | April 25, 2016

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Bands Who Are Younger Than Me

Hutch Harris of the Thermals used to hate the kids.

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) Talks Beach Slang’s The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us

By Hutch Harris | November 2, 2015

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) Talks Beach Slang’s The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us

The Philadelphia band's new album has a drinking problem. And it feels terrible. But it also feels great.

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) Talks Albert Hammond, Jr.’s Momentary Masters

By Hutch Harris | August 5, 2015

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) Talks Albert Hammond, Jr.’s Momentary Masters

Our writer would like this album even if he didn't want to be more like Albert Hammond, Jr.

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) Talks Faith No More’s Sol Invictus

By Hutch Harris | June 15, 2015

Hutch Harris (the Thermals) Talks Faith No More’s Sol Invictus

Faith No More's reunion album totally sounds like a '90s record, yet it breaks new ground. Our writer explains.