Kathy Foster (musician)
Kathy Foster (right)
|Also known as||Butterfly Transformation Service|
|Origin||Portland, Oregon, U.S.|
|Genres||Indie rock, punk rock, alternative rock|
|Instruments||Bass, drumstop, backing vocals, guitar, keyboard|
|Associated acts||The Thermals, All Girl Summer Fun Band, Pistil, Haelah, Urban Legends, Hutch & Kathy|
Foster was raised in Sunnyvale, California and moved to Portland, Oregon in 1998. With Thermals bandmate Hutch Harris, she was in Haelah, Hutch and Kathy, and Urban Legends. With Foster on bass guitar, the Thermals became a mainstay of the Portland indie rock scene beginning in 2003. They have continued to tour and record since then. They are known for exploring new styles while remaining within the general confines of punk/indie rock. She also performs under the name Butterfly Transformation Service. She is the owner of the T-shirt company Daydream Factory.
- "Jealous Butcher - Hutch & Kathy". Jealousbutcher.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
- Colton, Kim (March 4, 2003). "Unraveling the Thermals". Willamette Week.
- Frochtzwajg, Jonathan (April 16, 2013). "Cultural Icons". Willamette Week.
- K Artists Archived April 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Current Band Member Bios". Agsfb.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
- Kathy Foster discography at MusicBrainz
- Kathy Foster at Discogs
- The Thermals' Kathy Foster Gets Lasso'd