Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on March 24, 2010

DOWNLOAD: Blitzen Trapper - Heaven & Earth (new MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Blitzen Trapper - Black River Killer (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Blitzen Trapper - Gold For Bread (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Blitzen Trapper - Fur (MP3)

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Blitzen Trapper will release a new album, Destroyer of the Void, June 8th on Sub Pop.

"During two distant and brief breaks from the band's near-incessant touring for Furr--one in January 2009 and the other in January 2010--Earley and a few of his bandmates entered the attic studio of the lauded Portland musician and studio engineer who had recorded Furr standouts "Lady on the Water" and "Black River Killer," Mike Coykendall (Bright Eyes, M Ward, She & Him). In those two winters, in that old attic, Coykendall worked with Earley to bring life to these songs, including material the songwriter had been working on for years, most notably the piano ballad "Sadie." The producer wasn't the only local luminary to fill out the album. Preternatural musical siblings Peter Broderick (Horse Feathers, Efterklang) and Heather Woods Broderick (Efterklang) wrote the album's string arrangements, while folk standout Alela Diane lent her angelic vocals to the duet "The Tree."" - Sub Pop
One one of the new tracks is a free download above. The full tracklist is below.

On June 2nd they kick off a tour that brins them to Webster Hall in NYC on the 16th. Tickets go on sale Friday at noon. All dates below too...

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Destroyer of the Void tracklist
1. Destroyer of the Void
2. Laughing Lover
3. Below the Hurricane
4. The Man Who Would Speak True
5. Love and Hate
6. Heaven and Earth
7. Dragon's Song
8. The Tree [ft. Alela Diane]
9. Evening Star
10. Lover Leave Me Drowning
11. The Tailor
12. Sadie

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Blitzen Trapper - 2010 Tour Dates
03-28 Portland, OR - McMenamins Kennedy School
05-15 Minehead, England - ATP Festival
05-17 London, England - Borderline
05-18 Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli
05-19 Antwerp, Belgium - Trix
05-20 Groningen, Netherlands - Vera
06-02 Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory Concert House
06-03 Missoula, MT - The Palace
06-04 Bozeman, MT - The Filling Station
06-06 Fargo, ND - The Aquarium
06-07 Omaha, NE - Slowdown
06-09 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
06-10 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Music Festival
06-13 Charlotte, NC - Casbah at Tremont Music Hall
06-14 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
06-15 Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero Theatre
06-16 New York, NY - Webster Hall
06-18 Lancaster, PA - TBA
06-19 Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel Club
06-20 Cincinnati, OH - TBA
06-21 St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
06-22 Kansas City, MO - Record Bar
06-24 Aspen, CO - TBA
06-27 Albuquerque, NM - TBA
06-28 Phoenix, AZ - TBA
06-29 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theatre
07-01-02 Quincy, CA - High Sierra Music Festival
08-01 Montreal, Quebec - Osheaga Festival

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Comments (16)

The last time I saw so many unrelated cartoon characters thrown together like that it was called Laff-A-Lympics.

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | March 24, 2010 3:58 PM

Well played, Sniper. Well played!!

Posted by LOL | March 24, 2010 4:16 PM

worst beard ever.

Posted by Anonymous | March 24, 2010 4:33 PM

that photo is not in focus

Posted by Anonymous | March 24, 2010 4:33 PM

They don't look pretentious at all.

Posted by Anonymous | March 24, 2010 4:45 PM

Finally, a band uglier than Wilco.

Posted by Anonymous | March 24, 2010 4:54 PM

That is an ugly bunch of mugs.

Posted by Anonymous | March 24, 2010 5:08 PM

I dig blitzen trapper alot but this new track sounds lame as hell. They've been on the cusp of 'adult contemporary' since Furr and it seems like this new one is the tipping point...

Posted by Anonymous | March 24, 2010 5:10 PM

BV commentor's are typically the biggest douche bags & they don't buy music anyway, so why should this band care what you think... they'll still be playing music for a living when you are serving coffee to them

Posted by anonymous | March 24, 2010 7:12 PM

^^^
Awww, poor Mr. Itchybeard!

Posted by Fagwad | March 24, 2010 9:39 PM

I liked them better when they were called Color Me Badd.

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