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Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

The Best Americana of 2011
19 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.

Stranger in a Stranger Land: An Interview with Blitzen Trapper
11 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

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 ...

//Reviews

Blitzen Trapper: Live Harvest
2 Jun 2015 // 10:05 PM

To a certain extent, Blitzen Trapper's desire to retrace Neil Young’s fourth and arguably most famous album, Harvest provides some practical purpose; that is, to reestablish their Americana allegiance.

Blitzen Trapper: VII
1 Oct 2013 // 10:04 PM

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

//Blogs

Blitzen Trapper - Morning Becomes Eclectic (live) (video)
20 Jul 2009 // 1:32 AM

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

Blitzen Trapper - "Black River Killer" (video)
7 Jul 2009 // 7:44 AM

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

//News

Blitzen Trapper's ‘Furr' a coat of many indie-pop colors
4 Mar 2009 // 3:35 AM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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