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Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am

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Watch The Tallest Man On Earth Cover Adele On Swedish TV

Kristian Matsson, the Swedish folk musician who records as the Tallest Man On Earth even though he does not seem to be that tall, does…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 5:04 pm

Watch The Tallest Man On Earth Cover Nick Drake

Swedish folk singer Kristian Matsson, better known as the Tallest Man On Earth, has been spending the last few months working on a video series…
Peter Helman | September 29, 2017 - 6:57 pm

Watch The Tallest Man On Earth Cover Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now”

Right now, Swedish folksinger Kristian Matsson, who records as the Tallest Man On Earth, is in the midst of an ongoing, self-directed video series that…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2017 - 3:20 pm

Stream The Tallest Man On Earth’s Collaborative EP With yMusic

Swedish folksinger Kristian Matsson of the Tallest Man On Earth has just released a new EP with yMusic, a New York City-based instrumentalist group whose…
Kim Ilkowski | July 21, 2017 - 12:08 am

Watch Sting Receive The Polar Music Prize And Get Covered By The Tallest Man On Earth, Annie Lennox, & Others

Sting and Wayne Shorter both received the 2017 Polar Music Prize, an award that was founded by ABBA's manager Stig Anderson. The Swedish prize celebrates…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 15, 2017 - 4:04 pm

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Rivers” Video

Last month, Kristian Matsson, the handsome Swedish folksinger who records as the Tallest Man On Earth, came out with a bucolic new non-album track called…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2016 - 10:48 am

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Rivers”

Swedish folkateer Kristian Matsson, who records as the Tallest Man On Earth, released his album Dark Bird Is Home last year, and since then, he's…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2016 - 11:35 am

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Time Of The Blue” Video

As the Tallest Man On Earth, Kristian Matsson has released four albums of pleading, proclaiming, and pondering folk grounded by the Swedish singer's earnest and…
Pranav Trewn | June 15, 2016 - 9:20 am

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Time Of The Blue”

Swedish folk musician Kristian Matsson, better known as the Tallest Man On Earth, put out his lushest, most layered collection of songs yet last year…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2016 - 2:28 pm

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Darkness Of The Dream” Video

Earlier this year, Kristian Matsson, the Swedish folk singer who records as the Tallest Man On Earth, released the gorgeously layered new album Dark Bird
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2015 - 11:49 am

Watch The Tallest Man On Earth Play CBS This Morning

On the Tallest Man On Earth's fourth album, Dark Bird Is Home, Kristian Matsson is no longer a solo folk singer but the frontman of…
Caitlin White | June 8, 2015 - 12:37 pm

Watch The Tallest Man On Earth’s Elated “Sagres” Performance On Conan

While Letterman was giving his swan song over on CBS, most of the other late-night shows still chugged on (though not without paying tribute to…
James Rettig | May 21, 2015 - 8:11 am

Stream The Tallest Man On Earth Dark Bird Is Home

Since releasing his debut full-length, Shallow Grave, in 2008, Kristian Matsson's sound has evolved from hushed rustic utterances worthy of a Faulkner novel into something…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 27, 2015 - 11:04 am

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Dark Bird Is Home”

Swedish folksinger Kristian Matsson, known to most of us as the Tallest Man On Earth, has a new album called Dark Bird Is Home coming…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2015 - 11:26 am

The Tallest Man On Earth – “Sagres”

If you're at all familiar with Kristian Matsson's discography, then "Sagres" will sound like a clear departure from the Swedish singer-songwriter's earlier work. It's not…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 24, 2015 - 10:36 am
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