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Monday, December 19 2011

The Best Americana of 2011

If you ask a critic or music fan to define Americana, be prepared for an avalanche of diverse responses of opinion. Still, there remain some constant benchmarks, such as pedal steel, fiddle, acoustic guitars -- and good songwriting.


Tuesday, October 11 2011

Stranger in a Stranger Land: An Interview with Blitzen Trapper

Following the breakthrough of their last album, Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper sits down to talk about the genesis of American Goldwing, revealing how some songs were written in mere minutes ...


Tuesday, January 18 2011

Part 1: From Admiral Radley to Glasser

The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Reviews

Tuesday, October 1 2013

Blitzen Trapper: VII

Now veterans releasing their seventh album, Portland's Blitzen Trapper lose their way somewhat in attempting to update their sound.


Wednesday, September 14 2011

Blitzen Trapper: American Goldwing

Portland alt-countryish rockers Blitzen Trapper take to the road with an accomplished sixth album steeped in a bygone America.


Sunday, June 6 2010

Blitzen Trapper: Destroyer of the Void

Blitzen Trapper have cohesively stirred their nostalgic influences into a single, wildly chaotic sonic joyride.


Thursday, September 10 2009

Blitzen Trapper: Black River Killer EP

More road-worn tunes from Portland indie folkies prove solid but unsurprising.


Sunday, September 28 2008

Blitzen Trapper: Furr

Furr is a brilliant album, one that becomes more and more of an American Music history lesson the more it unfolds.


Blogs

Monday, July 20 2009

Blitzen Trapper - Morning Becomes Eclectic (live) (video)

Indie faves Blitzen Trapper play a live set for Morning Becomes Eclectic and chat with the KCRW host.


Tuesday, July 7 2009

Blitzen Trapper - "Black River Killer" (video)

The always impressive Blitzen Trapper unleashes an impressively artistic new video for "Black River Killer".


News

Wednesday, March 4 2009

Blitzen Trapper's ‘Furr' a coat of many indie-pop colors

Eric Earley does not particularly enjoy being pelted with questions about the material he wrote for Blitzen Trapper's "Furr" CD. "I hate thinking about what


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