Jim White: The Facts
Jim White’s sixth studio album, Where It Hits You, will be released through Yep Roc Records on February 21, 2012.
Where It Hits You follows Jim's critically lauded 2010 side project, Sounds of the Americans (4 stars Uncut), an eclectic score commissioned by New York's Julliard Drama School for a play based on the works of Sam Shepherd.
In 2011, Jim produced both Where It Hits You and the soon to be released debut record from the Belgian Americana outfit, Stanton. In 2012, Jim is slated to produce the new record from west coast folk darling Haroula Rose.
Jim’s visual art has been featured in shows at the prestigious Douglas Hyde Gallery in Dublin, Ireland and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, NC.
In 2004, Jim starred in the acclaimed documentary Searching for The Wrong-Eyed Jesus, a BBC film exploring the underbelly of the American South featuring: David Johansen, Johnny Dowd, The Handsome Family, 16 Horsepower and Harry Crews.
Jim served as a literary commentator for the National Endowment of the Arts program, The Big Read, serving alongside luminaries the likes Edward Albee, Alan Alda and Pico Iyre.
Jim drove a yellow cab in New York City for over a decade while graduating with honors from New York University Film School. His thesis film, The Beautiful World, won numerous awards in the 1994 NYU student film festival.
Other points of interest regarding Jim:
Published essayist and fiction writer
Former professional surfer
Former professional fashion model
Former End Times Pentecostal now turned heretic. (You’ll have to ask Jim about that one.)
Currently lives in Athens, GA, where he's the proud father of 2 beautiful daughters.
1997: Wrong-Eyed Jesus (The Mysterious Tale of How I Shouted) (Luaka Bop)
2001: No Such Place (Luaka Bop)
2004: Drill a Hole in That Substrate and Tell Me What You See (V2 Records)
2005: Jim White Presents Music from Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (Luaka Bop)
2007–08: Transnormal Skiperoo (Luaka Bop)
2012: Where It Hits You (Yep Roc Records)
Hellwood (with Johnny Dowd)
Mama Lucky (with Tucker Martine)
Sounds of the Americans (for Julliard)