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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Typically, in this space, we do the week as a Thursday-to-Thursday thing, and we wait a week to consider any videos that come out the…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Vacation, it would seem, is finally over. For the first time in a few weeks, it was actually a bit of a chore to narrow…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2012 - 4:09 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: Blitzen Trapper

NAME: Blitzen Trapper PROGRESS REPORT: Recording the follow-up to 2008's Furr in Portland, Oregon. "I don't really record records," says Blitzen Trapper leader Eric…
jessica | June 5, 2009 - 12:41 pm

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Blitzen Trapper Making Their Theatrical Debut With Wild And Reckless Musical

Blitzen Trapper have written a musical called Wild And Reckless, and they'll be performing it in their hometown of Portland starting next month. "It was…
James Rettig | February 23, 2017 - 2:24 pm

Blitzen Trapper – “Lonesome Angel”

Reliable Portland alt-country rockers Blitzen Trapper have released an album every year-and-a-half or so like clockwork and, just on time, they've announced that their next…
James Rettig | July 22, 2015 - 1:26 pm

Blitzen Trapper – “Heart Of Gold” (Neil Young Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Record Store Day is fast approaching, and to celebrate, alt-country elder statesmen Blitzen Trapper have put together a special release: a note-for-note live cover of…
Patrick Hosken | April 10, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Blitzen Trapper – “To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)” (Ryan Adams Cover)

It's not just Ryan Adams who's having a big year. Bloodshot Records, the label that released his classic album Heartbreaker, recently turned 20 -- in…
Miles Bowe | September 24, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Blitzen Trapper – “Coming Home”

In 2012, the great reissue label Light In The Attic released the ridiculously fun compilation Country Funk: 1969-1975, a pileup of Nashville outlaws and outliers…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2014 - 8:52 am

Blitzen Trapper – “Thirsty Man” Video

Portland folk-rock band Blitzen Trapper recently put out their new album VII a few months ago, but only dropped this new video today. Director Robbie…
Miles Bowe | December 12, 2013 - 6:38 pm

Blitzen Trapper – “Shine On”

Blitzen Trapper released a bluesy new single "Shine On," off of their forthcoming album VII that is due out at the end of the month.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 10, 2013 - 2:51 pm

Blitzen Trapper – “Ever Loved Once”

Big year for Blitzen Trapper fans. Back in April, they released a deluxe edition of their self-titled debut in honor of its tenth anniversary for…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 30, 2013 - 10:44 am

Blitzen Trapper – “On A Tuesday”

On Record Store Day, 4/20, the Portland folk-rock ramblers Blitzen Trapper will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their self-titled debut album by releasing a limited-edition…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2013 - 11:39 am

Blitzen Trapper – “Girl In A Coat” Video

In their new video for "Girl In A Coat," a song from their 2011 album American Goldwing, Blitzen Trapper show us an elderly man flashing…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2012 - 9:03 am

Blitzen Trapper – “Taking It Easy Too Long” Video

Portland flagbearers Blitzen Trapper just posted their latest video for American Goldwing cut "Taking It Easy Too Long;" are you surprised that the vibe is…
Corban Goble | January 13, 2012 - 2:21 pm

Blitzen Trapper Play “Might Find It Cheap” For Letterman

Blitzen Trapper stopped by The Late Show With Dave Letterman last night to serve up American Goldwing cut "Might Find It Cheap." Check out the…
Corban Goble | December 9, 2011 - 9:58 am

Blitzen Trapper – “American Goldwing”

Here's the title track from psychedelic, roots-minded Portland folk rockers Blitzen Trapper's new album American Goldwing. Grab a harmonica.
Brandon Stosuy | July 7, 2011 - 5:22 pm
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