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Monday, June 28, 2010

The Wild Hunt (Dead Oceans)

Bounding, ebullient, fraught with youth, at once joyous and tortured: The diminutive Swedish whirlwind of songwriting energy known as The Tallest Man on Earth is back for a second full-length release. As on 2008’s Shallow Grave, Kristian Matsson reveals himself to be undoubtedly a man of the world...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, March 26, Brian Regan @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. For a comedian, a Patton Oswalt endorsement is like having Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski tell you he likes the way you play basketball— it means you’re pretty good at what you do. Brian Regan’s observational comedy lives up to the praise Oswalt...
03.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
How does a scrawny Swede like Kristian Matsson so perfectly capture the Appalachian spirit of bluesmen like Mississippi John Hurt? That's part of the mystery that makes the music of Matsson's project, The Tallest Man on Earth, so captivating. With a voice so reedy is makes Bob Dylan sound like Pavarotti, Matsson fingerpicked his way through last year's earthy Shallow Grave, an album that earned hi...