140-character assassinations: Aidan Moffat’s greatest hits on Twitter

If there was a market for writing 140-character instant reviews of pop videos as they appear on music TV stations then Aidan Moffat certainly has it cornered.

The former Arab Strap man has been tweeting for just over a year now, mostly late at night, mostly while claiming to be intoxicated (but with suspiciously impeccable grammar and spelling). Those who have been following him on Twitter will know that few pop stars escape his QWERTY quashings other than perhaps The Saturdays, Nicola Roberts and the love of his life, Cher Lloyd – but even she had to put in a shift to win him over. Here are some of @AidanJohnMoffat’s greatest hits…

The Greatest Story Ever Told by Aidan Moffat & Bill Wells

February 25: Aidan Moffat & Bill Wells, The Arches, Glasgow (tickets)

Aidan Moffat is also collaborating with FOUND at Edinburgh’s Inspace on a project called #unravel, described as “a reactive sound installation in which visitors can unravel the truth about a narrator’s life by playing records from his collection”.  There are free public events relating to the work every week until February 19. #unravel will then go on display at SWG3 for the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art from April 20 to May 7.

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