Archive for the 'Matthew E. White' Category

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Matthew E. White’s “Tranquility” is lovely. It’s about a fatal heroin overdose. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s overdose, to be precise. And it’s lovely. I’ve spent three months listening to Fresh Blood, White’s latest record, as often as I can take it. In nearly every pre-release interview I’ve read, he mentions that spending two years playing 2012’s […]

Monday, October 1st, 2012

If, as our rock ‘n’ roll legends suggest, it’s true that the adult Brian Wilson intended for Smile to be a teenage symphony to God, then it must also be true that Matthew E. White, he all of twenty-nine and very much of our day, has done the same with Big Inner. But where Wilson sought […]

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. A veritable bouillabaisse of sound, Matthew E. White’s debut LP, Big Inner, is set for joint release August 21st via Hometapes and Spacebomb. Here, on the twelfth installment of the Lagniappe Sessions, he […]