Matthew E. White joins us on Transmissions to discuss K Bay as well as his duo recording with former guest Lonnie Holley, Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection. Along the way, he touches on his communal approach, Miles Davis, his youth in the Philippines, and the transcendent qualities of The Flamingo’s “I Only Have Eyes For You.”
The musician/producer caught up with us on the heels of the release of his new album, diving into its varied, landmark influences, as well as the contemporary Richmond musical community he helped create and foster.
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-ˌyap,’ — 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Matthew E. White presents Tape-estry featuring Bedouine – a digital 45 of Carole King […]
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, […]
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 […]
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-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, […]