title: Live Ritual
release date: 2011
The first time I heard Melbourne, Australia’s Whitehorse was back around 2006 when I picked up their Live at Sinkagura release from their home label Sweat Lung. That thing blew me away. I’ve been following them ever since and always hoped to find a way to work with them. Their 2012 US tour ended up being that way. The band and I scrambled to get this disc out in time for their shows and it came out awesome. This amazing live recording captures Whitehorse at their best. Their sound has been refined over the years, becoming a focused and intense doom laden with noise. Many of their fans feel that Whitehorse truly shines in their live recordings. This is their best yet. Mastered by James Plotkin.