Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland give Guitar Player Magazine an inside look at their on-stage and studio gear, how Whitehorse came to be, and how they continue to pull off their live show. Read the full interview here.
We’re thrilled to announce that Whitehorse’s latest record, Leave No Bridge Unburned, has been selected for the Polaris Prize Long List. This award “honours, celebrates and rewards creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music by recognizing, then marketing the albums of the highest artistic integrity, without regard to musical genre, professional affiliation, or sales history, as judged by a panel of selected music critics” (Polaris Prize.com). The long list starts with 40 of Canada’s best albums then the 10 album short list gets announce on July 16. The winner will announced at the Polaris gala in September. Read all about Polaris here.
Whitehorse stopped by Saskatoon’s Village Guitar & Amp to cover Neil Young’s “Hopeless” with Noah Gundersen. Watch the video below and read the full Rolling Stone article here.
Whitehorse heads to Austin, Texas’ SXSW festival next week. See below for set times and venues.
Whitehorse chatted with Pop Music Critic Ben Rayner (one of our favourite music writers) + performed a few songs from the new album, Leave No Bridge Unburned, at the Toronto Star.
Leave No Bridge Unburned has been top of mind in 2015 as one of the year’s most hotly anticipated albums. The build-up to the official release date has seen Whitehorse’s profile break new ground, driven by the commercial radio success of “Downtown,” the album’s first single.
Rave reviews are rolling in and critical consensus is that the band has raised their own bar yet again. Luke Doucet has said Leave No Bridge Unburned “has vastly different bones” than previous works; Leave No Bridge Unburned is a major step up, a commanding work of art poised for widespread attention.
The band’s extensive North American tour starts kicks off in April, and includes stops at SXSW in March and Toronto’s Massey Hall in May.
Six Shooter Records is proud to say that Leave No Bridge Unburned is out now.
CBC Music presents Whitehorse at Steam Whistle’s iconic Roundhouse in Toronto, where the band unveiled songs from Leave No Bridge Unburned in front of friends and fans.
Go behind the scenes at this event and listen in to Luke and Melissa speak about the making of the new album. To mark the occasion of this album launch, Whitehorse performed “Sweet Disaster” and “Baby What’s Wrong?” with a string quartet.
PopMatters got the scoop on a new video for the opening track of Leave No Bridge Unburned, coming February 17 on Six Shooter Records. Baby What’s Wrong? is “an alluring cut of desert rock,” says PopMatters, and “sounds like a would-be James Bond theme, if said James Bond movie were directed by John Hillcoat and was set in the desert.”
Whitehorse debuts their brand new video for the stellar single, “Downtown.” Take a race through Toronto’s downtown core with Luke, Melissa, and their Mr. & Mrs. Smith-like dopplegangers. Watch “Downtown” below.