White Birches mixes alarming guitars and dissonant synthesizers with haunting pop melodies. The dark wave duon consists of Jenny Gabrielsson Mare and Fredrik Jonasson.
The band has been celebrated for their powerful songs and uncompromising live performances and the sound has been compared to Portishead, Kate Bush and Sisters of Mercy.
The band formed in the summer of 2013 and their debut EP Stands of White Birches was recorded during the fall of 2013 and released april 2014 followed by a 10 day tour in an old station wagon.
One year later, in April 2015, their debut album Dark Waters was released. Dark Waters was nominated in the catogory "Best Synth" at the swedish "indie grammy awards" Manifestegalan.
In the fall of 2017 White Birches signed with the label Progress Productions and their second album When the Street Calls was released Februay 9, 2018. In the fall of 2018 The River EP was released.
The summer of 2020 the duo released a cover of Jefferson Airplane's Somebody to Love. In 2022 White Birches is releasing the double single Lethe's Bramble. They are currently working on their third album.