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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

Watch Yo La Tengo, Yoko Ono, Frankie Cosmos, and More Perform at Other Music Farewell Show

New York's Other Music served record-buyers for more than 20 years, and last Saturday the beloved store closed its doors for good. Area musicians weren't…
Rachel Brodsky / June 30, 2016

Q&A: The Tallest Man on Earth’s ‘Dark Bird Is Home’ Was Almost ‘Too Personal’

Last year, Kristian Matsson, a.k.a. the Tallest Man On Earth, returned from tour to begin writing his next album in his home studio in Sweden…
Caitlin Gallagher / May 11, 2015

The 40 Best Things We Saw at Outside Lands 2013

Although it boasted performances from Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Nine Inch Nails, San Francisco's 6th annual Outside Lands still had to deal…
SPIN Staff / August 12, 2013

Outside Lands 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The sixth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is taking over San Francisco this weekend, featuring Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, the Red Hot…
SPIN Staff / August 10, 2013

Tallest Man On Earth, ‘There’s No Leaving Now’ (Dead Oceans)

Big-named tiny Swede still loves Dylan, doesn't think twice about copping his early strum.
Josh Modell / June 15, 2012

The Tallest Man on Earth, ‘The Wild Hunt’ (Dead Oceans)

For folk singers, having a peculiar, gravelly voice and toting around an acoustic guitar can feel like an albatross: Few folks fare well in comparison…
Amanda Petrusich / March 21, 2010