With their fourth album, Furr, under their belts, the Portland, Oregon sextet has refined their sound on their new album, which has drawn inspiration from bands like Fleet Foxes and Beach House, and have departed somewhat from their previous influences like The Grateful Dead.
They have also found that they are thankful for the help of their new label Sub Pop because they are too busy touring to take care of all the details as they had done with their previous three albums.
Songs performed: "Sleepytime in the Western World," "Furr," and "Black River Killer."
- Blitzen Trapper
- Blitzen Trapper performs live from SXSW The Portland, Oregon sextet that have been together since 2000, Blitzen Trapper are lo-fi folky garage rockers. Those adjectives weren't just picked out of a hat. Blitzen Trapper grab influences from The Grateful Dead, Olivia Tremor Control, and Frank Zappa while playing in a scene that spawned The Decemberists, The Shins, and Elliott Smith. Their third self-released album, "Wild Mountain Nation" was released in 2007.
- Blitzen Trapper performs in the Current studio Oregon-based Blitzen Trapper is on track to win over new fans with their latest CD "Wild Mountain Nation" which was released on June 12, 2007.