“It’s hard to really quantify it other than to say, ‘a lot.’ A number of other things were happening at the time as well, but being in a place as environmentally stressful made those other stresses that much more acute. It was a fascinating but dreadful place.”
Creative Loafing | June 25, 2014
I got into an argument at a bar several years ago with a casual acquaintance with whom I used to bicker about music back in our days at our university’s college radio station. We were bickering over which Young Widows was better.
Dusted | June 23, 2014
“You have to have a singer, you know? Otherwise, you’re just going to be in a crappy, white-boy soul band. And I never wanted to be in that.”
Style Weekly | June 18, 2014
“It’s, like, is this fucking terrible, like fucking retardedly the worst thing ever or the most amazing thing in the entire universe?”
Creative Loafing | June 12, 2014
“I think I’m just sort of interested in the extremes, and what can come of that, putting your body through, you know, really extreme physical conditions, and what that can do to you mentally, too. So I think a lot of the lyrical themes were inspired by that, by that time period and those ideas, just because I was doing something that was kind of a crazy undertaking. I don’t know if we’re meant to do that. It sounds kind of insane.”
Free Times | June 11, 2014
photo by Jeff Hahne
If White does indeed feed off his audience, Thursday’s sold-out crowd gave him plenty to draw from.
Creative Loafing | June 6, 2014
“What was beautiful for us in America is that people accepted us. In Europe it was more difficult because people wouldn’t accept my music in the same way Americans would. The idea that a banjo would play with a symphony is far-fetched. Bach is pretty much our folk music, you know?”
Charleston City Paper | June 4, 2014