Blitzen Trapper's new tracks, solo albums in the horizon
Blitzen Trapper is currently on tour in support of its 2008 release, Furr, and apparently not wasting any time on the new-material front. According to a Billboard interview with Marty Marquis, the band has already finished several songs for its fifth album and it once again collaborated with Furr producer Mike
Another thing on Marquis' mind: a solo album. Looking for different ways to grow its label, Lidkercow Ltd., the Sub Pop recording band is looking into releasing its own solo projects through the label.
"We can't put out Blitzen Trapper albums on our label for a couple years," he tells Billboard, "so we've been exploring some different ways to keep the label active and growing. We'll probably put out solo records by a couple of guys in the band who have their own project, and there's another artist we're talking to about the possibility of putting out those records, too."
While they will not be previewing new material during the last leg of their tour, the band will honor fans' requests for songs from their previously self-released albums.
While you wait for the Portland guys to rock your city, check out the title track from Furr:
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