Posts tagged "blitzen trapper"

Watch Blitzen Trapper’s Blood-Splattered ‘Thirsty Man’ Video

Blitzen Trapper have crafted their own bit of pulp fiction with the music video for "Thirsty Man," a weary yarn from the folk-rock outfit's latest…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 13, 2013

Dawes and Blitzen Trapper Play Classic Rock for Classic Town

For a pair of bands that embrace the down-home and rootsy, Dawes and Blitzen Trapper couldn't have chosen a better place to kick off a…
By: Marc Hawthorne / October 11, 2011

Blitzen Trapper, ‘American Goldwing’ (Sub Pop)

Blitzen Trapper's Eric Earley performs the amazing feat of making alt-country seem fresh on the band's gripping sixth album. This Portland, Oregon quintet has long…
By: Jon Young / September 13, 2011

Hear Heartbreaking Blitzen Trapper Tune

Portland, OR, folkies Blitzen Trapper have released the second song from their upcoming album, American Goldwing (out Sept. 13). Hear "Love the Way You Walk…
By: William Goodman / August 10, 2011

DOWNLOAD: First New Blitzen Trapper Song!

On September 13, Portland, OR's experimental folk rockers Blitzen Trapper will release their sixth full-length studio album, American Goldwing, via Sub Pop -- and now…
By: William Goodman / July 8, 2011

FREE ALBUM! SPIN’s Picks for Bonnaroo 2010

June 10-13 brings us Bonnaroo, the annual celebration of music in the Tennessee countryside, attended by some 80,000 fans. To get you psyched for the…
By: Peter Gaston / June 5, 2010

Blitzen Trapper, ‘Destroyer of the Void’ (Sup Pop)

It takes guts to open a record with a six-minute song that splits the difference between the soft prog of ELO and the folk po…
By: Chris Martins / May 24, 2010

How They Became… Blitzen Trapper

Welcome to the weekly SPIN.com feature "Name That Band!" in which we get the inside stories behind the mysterious monikers of some of our favorite…
By: David Marchese / May 10, 2010

Watch: Blitzen Trapper’s Country-Western Epic

The boys in Portland, OR, band Blitzen Trapper may seem like the slacker-type with their tattered rags and aloof 'tudes, but these dudes are downright…
By: William Goodman / July 8, 2009

New Albums from TV on the Radio, Kings of Leon, and 6 More

Here's a rundown of the albums available online and in record stores today: TV on the Radio, Dear ScienceRock's most visionary crew create a masterful…
By: SPIN Staff / September 23, 2008

Blitzen Trapper Live at Bumbershoot

Considering Bumbershoot's ever-expanding, eclectic lineup -- not to mention other local oddities like the Green River Killer, the Sasquatch, and the Aurora Bridge's Troll --…
By: William Goodman / September 4, 2008

Radiohead, Buzzcocks, My Morning Jacket Featured on ‘Choke’ Soundtrack

Contrary to internet murmurs earlier this week, Radiohead won't be providing the entire score to the movie adaptation of Choke, a novel by Fight Clu…
By: Joseph Coscarelli / August 14, 2008

New Blitzen Trapper MP3: “Furr”

It's easy to imagine the men of schizoid country-rock outfit Blitzen Trapper as werewolves: They possess split personalities (check) that alternate between the gentle…
By: Larry Fitzmaurice / August 7, 2008

New Blitzen Trapper Album Out September 23

After soldiering around the Northwest's dingiest club corners, indie rockers Blitzen Trapper have finally graduated as they prep the release of their Sub Pop debut,…
By: Joseph Coscarelli / July 17, 2008