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Matthew E. White

Drawing from a deep well of regional influences like Randy Newman, Allen Toussaint, and Alan Lomax, Richmond, Virginia-based singer/songwriter/arranger Matthew E. White specializes in a meticulously crafted blend of reggae-infused folk-gospel, tropicalia, swirling indie pop, and Stax-era R&B. Raised in an evangelical household by missionary parents (he spent four years in the Philippines) and nourished on the sounds of Curtis Mayfield, Caetano Veloso, the Band, and Brian Wilson, White has collaborated with like-minded artists such as Megafaun, Sharon Van Etten, the Mountain Goats, Ken Vandermark, and Justin Vernon, as well as toured and recorded as the leader of avant-garde jazz band Fight the Big Bull. The soulful and colorful Big Inner, his debut album for his own Spacebomb label, was released in 2012. Big Inner gained a cult following, showing up on several year-end critics lists, and peaking at number 19 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. White continued to work on various projects for Spacebomb -- including the eponymous 2015 debut by singer/songwriter Natalie Prass -- and then released his second solo album, Fresh Blood, in March of 2015. In 2017, White paired up with Flo Morrissey for Gentlewoman, Ruby Man, a collection of covers. ~ James Christopher Monger
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Albums by
Matthew E. White

Top Songs by
Matthew E. White

  1.   Song
  2.   Grease
  3.   Look at What the Light Did Now
  4.   Sunday Morning by Flo Morrissey
  5.   Cool Out by Natalie Prass
  6.   Will You Love Me
  7.   Signature Move
  8.   Looking for You by Flo Morrissey
  9.   Fruit Trees featuring The Spacebomb Horns
  10.   Everybody Loves the Sunshine by Flo Morrissey
  11.   Thinking Bout You by Flo Morrissey
  12.   Brazos
  13.   Circle 'Round the Sun by The Spacebomb House Band
  14.   Feeling Good Is Good Enough featuring The Spacebomb Horns
  15.   Eyes Like The Rest
  16.   Heaven Can Wait by Flo Morrissey
  17.   Hot Hot Hot
  18.   Gone Away
  19.   Ain'T That What Love is
  20.   In The Valley
  21.   Human Style
  22.   Golden Robes featuring The Spacebomb Horns
  23.   One of These Days
  24.   Steady Pace
  25.   Tranquility featuring The Spacebomb Horns
  26.   Vision featuring The Spacebomb Horns
  27.   Rock & Roll Is Cold featuring The Spacebomb Horns
  28.   Holy Moly
  29.   The Colour in Anything by Flo Morrissey
  30.   Govindam by Flo Morrissey
  31.   Suzanne by Flo Morrissey
  32.   Hot Toddies
  33.   Take Care My Baby
  34.   Big Love
  35.   Love Is Deep featuring The Spacebomb Horns

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