Whitehorse perform at the Fredericton Playhouse October 15, 2015
In just three short years, Hamilton, Ontario duo Whitehorse went from writing songs for their first album to playing a sold-out show at Toronto’s Massey Hall. That same year, their second album The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss was shortlisted for the 2013 Polaris Prize. To date, the band have released three albums and two EPs on Toronto’s Six Shooter Records and this month they will be making their debut performance on the Fredericton Playhouse stage.
Their latest album, Leave No Bridge Unburned, was released earlier this year to national acclaim. Marking the duo’s first time working with producers Gus Van Go and Werner F, this latest release from Whitehorse magnifies their unique ability to conjure the sounds of a full ensemble while retaining the simplicity that has been at the heart of the group from the very beginning – a couple of songwriters making music they enjoy.
Leave No Bridge Unburned is Whitehorse “amplified, increased, intensified”, moving beyond the typical sounds associated with a singer-songwriter duo to explore a larger, more rock oriented approach to great effect.
The band are currently at the top end of a North American tour that includes upcoming performances at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles and San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall. Don’t miss you chance to see them at the Playhouse. It may be a while before they’re back our way.