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Blitzen Trapper

Blitzen Trapper
Formed: 2000 in Portland, OR
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Genre: Country
Group Members: Eric Earley, Erik Menteer, Brandon Adrian Koch, Michael Van Pelt, Drew Laughery, Marty Marquis, Brian Adrian Koch
Biography: Blitzen Trapper's music went through various genres with each record, bouncing from indie folk to art rock to experimental folk before settling into a rich, dusty brand of Neil Young-inspired alt-country. The band formed in 2000 in Portland, Oregon, with songwriter Eric Earley leading a lineup that also ...Read full biography
Wild Mountain Nation
Released: 2007
Label: LidKerCow
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Why compile a wildly eclectic mix CD when you can create your own? That seems to be the guiding philosophy behind Portland, OR, sextet Blitzen Trapper. Wild Mountain Nation picks up where 2004's schizophrenic ...Read full review
American Goldwing
Released: 2011
Label: Sub Pop
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After nearly a decade of flirtation, Blitzen Trapper finally took the plunge and dove headfirst into the lake in crafting American Goldwing, a straight-up, mid-'70s inspired Southern rock album that fuses ...Read full review
More Blitzen Trapper albums: Main Albums (7), Singles & EPs (5)
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