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With Jim White

Tom chats with southern-American alt-country singer-songwriter Jim White.

Tom chats with Southern-American alt-country singer songwriter Jim White. He's released 6 albums to date, and in 2004 was the subject of a BBC documentary called Searching For The Wrong-Eyed Jesus, a play on the name of his first album Wrong-Eyed Jesus from 1997.
Before embarking on a musical career, he has been a comedian, a fashion model, a boxer, a preacher, a professional surfer, and a New York cab driver. It was after attending film school at New York University that he began writing and performing. He was signed to David Byrne's Luaka Pop label, and over a period of 11 years he released 5 albums on the label. His most recent album, 2012's Where It Hits You, was his first for new label Yep Roc.
In the Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus documentary, directed by Andrew Douglas, Jim White describes his idea of the rural South. The film features performances by like-minded musicians such as The Handsome Family, David Eugene Edwards of 16 Horsepower and Johnny Dowd.
He is over here to play a series of live dates throughout september.

Between 11 and 12 Tom presents a special foreign language version of The After Hour.

3 hours

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Music Played

  • Felix da Housecat

    Silver Screen Shower Scene

    • City Rockers.
  • Lanterns on the Lake

    Until The Colours Run

    • Bella Union.
  • THUMPERS

    Unkinder (A Tougher Love)

    • Transgressive.
  • Autograph Club

    Full Circle

    • white.
  • David Bowie & Pat Metheny Group

    This Is Not America

    • EMI.
  • The Savage Nomads

    Jaded Edges

    • white.
  • Jacco Gardner

    Clear The Air

    • Cabinet Of Curiosities.
    • Trouble In Mind.
    • 001.
  • Nine Inch Nails

    Everything

    • Polydor.
  • Jim White

    Infinite Mind

  • Jim White

    Wordmule

  • Jim White

    If Jesus Drove A Motor Home

  • David Johansen

    Last Kind Deal

  • Melissa Swingle

    Amazing Grace

  • Joe Henry

    Time Is A Lion

  • Hellwood

    A Man Loves His Wife

  • Duke Dares

    Simon Says

    • Thugs And China Dolls.
  • Jim White

    What Rocks Will Never Know

  • Alex Cheatle

    Sweet Loving - Huw tip

    • white.
  • Martin Rossiter

    Let The Waves Carry You

    • The Defenestration Of St Martin.
    • Drop Anchor Music.
    • 002.
  • Adam Stafford

    Cold Seas

    • white.
  • Bulgarian State Radio & Television Female Vocal Choir

    More Zajeni Se Ghiouro & Tche Da Ti Kupim Bela Seitsa

    • MYSTERE D.
  • Julie Fowlis feat. Mary Smith

    Bodachan Cha Phòs Mi

  • Roberto Fonseca

    Bibisa (feat. Fatoumata Diawara)

    • Jazz Village.
  • Shugo Tokumaru

    Lahaha

    • Blues Interactions.
  • Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci

    Naw E Pimp

    • Ankst.
  • Oi Va Voi

    Ladino Song

    • Laughter Through Tears.
    • Outcaste.
  • Fabrizio De André

    Princesa

    • Recordi Recordi.
  • Brigitte

    Ma Benz

    • Wagram.
  • B21

    Darshan

  • Kazik

    Ballada o Janku Wisniewskim

    • SP Records.
  • Amadou & Mariam

    Senegal Fast Food

    • Radio Bemba.
  • Yasmine Hamdan

    Samar

    • Crammed Disc.
  • Youssou Ndour

    Immigrés/Bitim Rew

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