Friday, December 24 2010
PopMatters is on its annual publishing break until 3 January 2011, except for some film reviews and blogs. In the meantime, enjoy some of the year's best...
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
Wednesday, June 13 2012
The Tallest Man on Earth returns with another album of achingly moving, emotionally enigmatic songs.
Monday, November 15 2010
Following close on the heels of the excellent album The Wild Hunt, The Tallest Man on Earth offers this equally impressive EP of front-porch folk songs.
Thursday, May 13 2010
Matsson has carved himself a place as one of modern folk music’s most important artists, and his performance at Stubb’s handily proved that he is a live act that is not to be missed.
Friday, April 16 2010
On The Wild Hunt, we can keep early Dylan in mind, as long as we don't give him too much sway over the record. Because Matsson is very much in his own musical world.
Monday, August 20 2012
The Tallest Man on Earth does his best to play to the rafters at a sold out show in the nation's capital.
Monday, October 4 2010
The Tallest Man on Earth, though solo, had no problems selling out Webster Hall Monday night or conveying complete control alone onstage.
Saturday, July 4 2009
It doesn’t help that half the audience left after the opener, one of the songwriting world’s most secret weapons, the Tallest Man on Earth.