Canadian country duo Whitehorse is composed of Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, artists who have both enjoyed successful singer/songwriter solo careers in their own right.
But as Whitehorse, they have been rightfully gaining buzz this year with the February release of third album Leave No Bridge Unburned.
And to support the release, the husband-and-wife duo recently recorded a First Play Live session for CBC Music.
The intimate set took place in a brewery in downtown Toronto, and it was perfect to capture Whitehorse’s folksy blues. With Doucet and McClelland utilizing drums, bass, guitar, percussion and a looper, it was impressive how big the sound could get in a live environment.
For a look at the sessions, watch clips of Whitehorse playing “Tame as the Wild Ones” and “You Get Older” below.