Culture 18 May 2011 Tom Ravenscroft's music blog Meet Dark Dark Dark, the best band in the world (for now). Print HTML During last week's radio show (its really good, you should listen) I made a rather bold and possibly extreme comment just before playing a track called "Robert". I announced in a monotone but genuine voice that I believe Dark Dark Dark, who made the record, to be the best band in the world at the moment. I have since wandered around London for several days and laid staring at the ceiling of my bedroom for a number of evenings and come to the conclusion I was right. I know I have mentioned them before but they are currently on their second UK tour and I have seen them twice this week, to check their first tour wasn't a fluke and therefore confirm my discovery. They are here to perform tracks from their album Wild Go and EP Bright Bright Bright, which have just been released as a double pack. I have had both of these records for nearly a year now and yet still every time I hear them I am struck dumb. If a more beautiful-sounding band ever emerges on this planet, frankly I'm not sure I want to hear them. Tom Ravenscroft's radio show is on BBC 6 Music every Friday at 9pm › Ken Clarke is wrong on rape – but many seem to agree with him Fresh sounds from the BBC 6 Music DJ Subscribe More Related articles Snakebites and body parts “I’m downloading stuff from first thing in the morning”: at 76, Radio 1 DJ Annie Nightingale is still raving Do the abusive messages sent to One Direction members reveal a darker side to fandom?