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Max Kakacek

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25, 1990
Chicago, IL
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25, 1990 (age 28)
Chicago, IL


American guitarist best known as a member of the indie rock band Whitney, whose debut album Light Upon the Lake was released to critical acclaim in 2016. He was previously a member of the band Smith Westerns from 2007 to 2014.

Before Fame

He began playing guitar in the seventh grade and was influenced by artists like Johnny Cash.


His band Whitney's debut album was named as one of 2016's best by music outlets like The Guardian, NME, and Consequence of Sound. 

Family Life

His parents encouraged his music career.

Associated With

He recorded Light Upon the Lake at the home of Foxygen founder Jonathan Rado.