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Whitney On World Cafe

Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek's new band has won over music lovers with its warm, woozy sound. Hear Whitney play songs from Light Upon The Lake live in Philadelphia.
Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek were feeling pretty low in the winter of 2014. They had each gone through a romantic breakup; the band they used to play in, Smith Westerns, had broken up, too. Things were looking pretty grim until the day Kakacek brought home a tape machine, and an impromptu recording session made way for a new songwriting outlet. They called their new band Whitney.

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