Tag: Matthew E. White

Song of the Day: Natalie Prass – Short Court Style

Natalie Prass switches gears on her first single from her upcoming LP, The Future and The Past On an earlier edition of these pages I wrote about the incredible work that Matthew E. White had done with his debut record, Big Inner. Both his knack for rich analog production, and the wonderful house band at Spacebomb Records in […]

Best Albums of 2012: Big Inner, Matthew E. White

Label: Spacebomb/HometapesReleased: August 21, 2012 While a lot of precious music review word counts were wasted talking about the unique weird vibes of Grimes and DIIV and whatever fill-in-the-blank electronic gobbledegook artist Pitchfork was digging at the moment, talking about atypical amalgamations of “beautiful” noise that was humanity’s attempt at approximating what it would sound […]

“Big Love”, Matthew E. White

Label: Hometapes (released August 21, 2012) Big Inner is by far one of the more intriguing debut albums to come out this year: it’s equal parts experimental Beck, cynical Randy Newman, brooding The National and Big Easy celebrating Allen Toussaint.  "Big Love" grooves with a percolating bass line and a fantastic jazzy piano hook that could have […]