Daily Tune

— 19/02/2019

Das Body, the Oslo band lead by Ellie Linden and Norway’s primary proponents of play-doh disco, are back with a new single after last year’s debut self-titled EP, and it sure is a good one. Taller Than The Average Man mixes up the usual ingredients in a Das Body musical cocktail – pop melodies, disco flair and a sense of goofy fun for a candy-coloured playground of a song, equal parts silly and striking. Despite its goofyness, it also has a real heart and soul – as any song that opens with the line ‘I am such a lonesome bitch’ will do. Up till now, they’ve succeeded in mixing their omnivorous musical tastes into coherent songs – Taller Than The Average Man is another sparkling example.  It’s out now on Luminelle.



‘May You Always Be Loved’: A Mote Of Dust’s Craig Beaton On Quitting Music

Craig Beaton, legendary figure of the Scottish indie music scene and his musical partner Graeme Smillie announced a final musical statement as A Mote Of Dust before the man quite possibly stops music alltogether. We owed it to him, that in this (possibly) last interview he got all the room he needed to explain himself. It became quite an extensive one: Honest to the bone, furious, warm and smart. Just like Craig Beaton's music...
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