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10 Best Songs of the Week: Julia Holter, Matthew E. White, Friendly Fires, and More

Plus Jamila Woods, Neneh Cherry, Thom Yorke, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 19, 2018

An artist whose last song also made it to #1 on that week's list and an anti-Donald Trump protest song scheduled to be covered by many more artists head this week's Songs of the Week list. Plus Thom Yorkemakes the list yet again. More

Matthew E. White Shares New Anti-Donald Trump Song “No Future In Our Frontman”

Protest Song Will Be Covered by Natalie Prass, Bedouine, and Others

Oct 18, 2018

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White has shared a new protest song, "No Future In Our Frontman," that takes aim at President Donald Trump. It launches a larger project where the song will be covered by 17 other artists, including Natalie PrassBedouine, and others.  More

Feb 09, 2017

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White and British singer Flo Morrissey have teamed up for Gentlewoman, Ruby Mana collaborative album of covers that came out last month via Glassnote.  More

Feb 06, 2017

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White and British singer Flo Morrissey have teamed up for Gentlewoman, Ruby Mancollaborative album of covers that came out last month via Glassnote. More

Jan 12, 2017

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White and British singer Flo Morrissey have teamed up for Gentlewoman, Ruby Mana collaborative album of covers due out tomorrow (January 13) via Glassnote.  More

Jan 06, 2017

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White and British singer Flo Morrissey have teamed up for Gentlewoman, Ruby Mana collaborative album of covers due out next Friday (January 13) via Glassnote. More

Foxygen Announce New Album and Tour, Share Dance-tastic “Follow the Leader” Video

Hang Due Out January 20, 2017 via Jagjaguwar and Features Matthew E. White, The Lemon Twigs, and Steve Drozd of The Flaming Lips

Nov 02, 2016

Foxygen's last album was 2014's ...And Star Power, but recently the duo (Jonathan Rado and Sam France) shared a brand new song, "America," a grandiose track that featured an orchestra. More

Slow Club Announce New Matthew E. White-Produced Album, Share “Ancient Rolling Sea” Video

One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore Due Out August 19 via Moshi Moshi

May 31, 2016

Slow Club have announced a new album, One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore, due out August 19 via Moshi Moshi, and shared a video for its first single, "Ancient Rolling Sea." The British duo of Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor recorded the album in Richmond, VA with Matthew E. White at his Spacebomb Studios. Below is the video, tracklist, and cover art. More

Jan 19, 2016

Richmond, Virginia native Matthew E. White has shared a brand new song, "Cool Out." It features fellow Richmond singer Natalie Prass. White produced Prass' self-titled debut album, which was released last year (as was White's own Fresh Blood). White and DJ Harrison produced "Cool Out." More

Jun 29, 2015

Last weekend, Oslo, Norway hosted Piknik i ParkenMore

Watch: Matthew E. White - “Feeling Good Is Good Enough” Video

New Album Fresh Blood Available Now via Domino

Apr 22, 2015

Richmond, Va. native Matthew E. White has just released the music video for the song "Feeling Good Is Good Enough," off his new album Fresh Blood. More

Under the Radar Announces April/May Issue with Tame Impala on the Cover

Issue 53 Also Includes Interviews with Death Cab for Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, The Jesus and Mary Chain on Psychocandy, Father John Misty, Charlie Cox of Marvel's: Daredevil, Domhnall Gleeson, Courtney Barnett, and More

Apr 10, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the April/May 2015 issue, which is about to hit newsstands. It features Tame Impala on the cover. Actor Charlie Cox talks about his starring role in the new Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil. We interview The Jesus and Mary Chain's Jim Reid and Creation Records' founder Alan McGee about the 30th anniversary of the Scottish band's iconic debut album, 1985's Psychocandy. The issue also includes interviews with Death Cab For Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, Father John Misty, Domhnall Gleeson of Ex Machina, Courtney Barnett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Laura Marling, Django Django, Will Butler, Purity Ring, San Fermin, TORRES, Twin Shadow, Matthew E. White, Amason, Jacco Gardner, Tobias Jesso Jr., Petite Noir, Natalie Prass, SOAK, and more. More

Check Out Photos from the Under the Radar SXSW 2015 Day Party of Montreal and Mew

Plus Shots of East India Youth, Jacco Gardner, SOAK, Matthew E. White, and Pompeii

Mar 29, 2015

Under the Radar's own Wendy Lynch Redfern and Laura Studarus were down in Austin for SXSW last week. Here's a selection of their live photos from the Under the Radar Daytime event at The Flamingo Cantina on Thursday, March 19, 2015. More

Watch: Matthew E. White on “Letterman”

Performing "Rock & Roll Is Cold" from Fresh Blood

Mar 17, 2015

Last night, Matthew E. White made his TV debut on the Late Show with David Letterman. More

Under the Radar’s SXSW 2015 Events to Feature of Montreal, Mew, Torres, San Fermin, and Many More

Thursday Day Party and Saturday Official Nighttime Showcase; Lineups Also Include East India Youth, Matthew E. White, Boxed In, Jacco Gardner, and Others

Mar 06, 2015

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for our two SXSW 2015 events. This year we are having a day party at the Flamingo Cantina on Thursday, March 19, and an official nighttime showcase at Central Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 21. Our events are set to feature performances from of MontrealMewTorresSan FerminEast India YouthMatthew E. WhiteJacco GardnerBoxed InSOAKAmasonSpringtime CarnivorePompeiiTalk in Tongues, and Dinner. More

Mar 03, 2015

Next week Virginia-based musical artist Matthew E. White will release his new sophomore LP Fresh Blood. More

Watch: Matthew E. White - “Rock & Roll is Cold” Video

White to Appear on Letterman March 16

Feb 19, 2015

Virginia singer-songwriter Matthew E. White has revealed the music video for his new single "Rock & Roll is Cold." The song is taken from White's upcoming sophomore album Fresh Blood, out March 10.  More

Listen: Matthew E. White - “Tranquility”

Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Feb 02, 2015

On March 10 Richmond, VA singer/songwriter Matthew E. White will release his sophomore album Fresh Blood, the follow-up to this 2012 debut Big Inner. More

Jun 24, 2013

Last night, She & Him headlined a show at the Hollywood Bowl. We were there to cover the action.  More


Interviews

Matthew E. White

Greater Expectations

Sep 15, 2015

When Matthew E. White was writing the songs that would become his 2012 debut, Big Inner, he had modest goals. "I want to write a song. I'd like for it not to be a bad song," he says, recalling his thoughts when he began sketching out ideas for his very first songs.  More

Matthew E. White

Home Is Where the Sound Is

Feb 06, 2014

"Shenandoah Valley, you've really got a hold on me," Matthew E. White sings on "In the Valley" from his recent EP, Outer Face. Where cities like Memphis, New York, and Chicago have produced music that will forever be associated with their creative locales, White sees his work as inextricably linked to his base of Richmond, Virginia. More


Reviews

SXSW 2015 Thursday - Under the Radar Party - of Montreal, Mew, East India Youth, SOAK, and More

Mar 30, 2015

"We played a show at 7'oclock this morning, which is entirely too early to be playing a rock 'n' roll concert," said Matthew E. White. The Richmond, VA-based singer/songwriter/guitarist was up on stage at the Flamingo Cantina, for a second-on-the-bill 12:45 PM set at Under the Radar's SXSW day party.  More

Fresh Blood

Fresh Blood

Domino

Mar 10, 2015

"Nobody in this world is better than us," sings Matthew E. White part way through his sophomore LP Fresh Blood. From anybody else it would sound like impossible bravado, but from the Virginia-born song man it works on two levels: a bold proclamation and a strangely self-deprecating statement. More