Celebrating a banner year of Spacebomb

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In its nearly six years, Spacebomb has asserted itself as having a signature sound. “We are a house band,” we declared in 2010, “a unified crew of arrangers and musicians, artists, scribes, vibe-gardeners and business men who feel it takes a village to produce a record.” That has never been truer than today.

Spacebomb began as a record label assembled under a house band model that would go on to produce and release breakthrough debut albums by founder Matthew E. White and Natalie Prass. The music we made captured the attention of publications like The New Yorker, TIME, Sound On Sound, and The Guardian, which declared, “Spacebomb make albums that sound like a million dollars.”

As the company’s profile grew internationally, so to did the outside demand to work with our talented cast of musicians, arrangers, and producers. People wanted the million-dollar sound.

Spacebomb’s creative output has exploded and in response we launched the Spacebomb Group to oversee the Production work, Record Label activity, Publishing signings and Studio operation. Spacebomb Productions was particularly busy in 2016, lending our production team and house band model to artists and bands from all around the world. A few of those projects can be found below, with even more to be announced in the coming months including Spacebomb Records artist signings. We are immensely proud to have worked on and left our mark on this music.

(photos by Lauren Serpa)

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Foxygen

Horns and strings for the album ‘Hang’ (Jagjaguwar) arranged, orchestrated, and conducted by Trey Pollard, with additional arranging by Matthew E. White.

Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White

Duets record ‘Gentlewoman, Ruby Man’ (Glassnote Records) featuring all cover songs sung by Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White, a Spacebomb Production, produced by Matthew E. White.

Georgie

New single “Company of Thieves” for the UK-based artist on Columbia is A Spacebomb Production and released in the U.S. by Spacebomb.

Slow Club

Album ‘One Day All of This Won’t Matter Any More’ (Moshi Moshi Records) for the UK-based duo is a Spacebomb Production, produced by Matthew E. White.

Cocoon

Album production on Welcome Home (Barclay/Universal France) featuring the house band, string and horn arrangements, and cameos from Matthew E. White and Natalie Prass.

‘The Spacebomb Sound with Matthew E. White’ on RBMA Radio

Monthly online radio show for Red Bull Music Academy featuring music and interviews. Hosted by Matthew E. White and produced by Pinson Chanselle.

The Waterboys

String and horn arrangements for the legendary band’s new album, out soon, by Trey Pollard. Coming soon.

Swear & Shake

The new album from Nashville-based new Americana charmers, produced by Trey Pollard. Coming soon.

December 21, 2016

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