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Tuesday May 15th, 2012 @ Kool Haus


Santigold is Santi White: an artist whose perseverance relies on invention, a champion who survives off her own skill and faith. She is a major muse watched by the inspired world, an in categorical performer who collapses time and genre with one hand guided by tradition, while the other hand carves out a shining future. Santigold is neither calm nor mayhem, but from her lungs burst every color in between.

After four years of hide and seek in which blogs blew up at the sudden release of any track with her name attached to it, Santigold returns in a moment of global aggression and vulnerability. Honing in on the hyper-media cult of personality, in her unmistakable voice she asks the listener: Into what fantasy do you hurl yourself as you gaze into the glow of your machine? The answer to this question is central to what drives "Master of My Make-Believe," her latest work to be released May 1st, 2012 on Atlantic Records.

Anyone caught referring to "Master of My Make-Believe" as a sophomore effort is only half right. Though relatively fresh as Santigold, Santi White's history of writing, production, and performance stretch beyond the century's flip. Her collaboration with the industry's most recognized and respected talent is something continuous and wide reaching, making her musical lineage all the much richer. Declared Best Breakthrough Artist by NME in 2008 and Pop Music Vanguard by ASCAP in 2009, the voice that defines Santigold is as complex as the faces that pack a subway car, as intimate and honest as conversation on a weathered stoop.

Through chopped pianos, the clink of glass bottles, and the peaking blast of motorcycle engines, "Master of My Make-Believe" accounts for 21st century details of life from the heart's center to the mind's periphery. In her pen and in her voice, the breadth of substance presented in Santigold's newest songs is immediate and complex. There are valleys here wherein the drudge of daily living is met with caution and confronted by mortality, but underneath it all there is the celebration of each person's power and vision to fight toward what they believe. Consider this your invitation.
(416) 869-0045
Kool Haus, 132 Queens Quay East, Toronto, ON
Event Type
Special Event
Tuesday May 15th, 2012
Minimum Age
All Ages
Dress Code
Live Music
3000 person capacity, 1 floor
With Theophilus London

Kool Haus Info

An event and concert space utopia awaits at Kool Haus Nightclub, where infrastructure exists to fulfill every imaginable concept with immeasurable wow-factor. A-list acts like Coldplay, N.E.R.D. and Lady Gaga have all graced the stage here. Let the party begin at Kool Haus Nightclub.

Kool Haus Nightclub can hold up to 2500 people. This venue houses large scale concerts, fundraising galas, large-scale product launches, weddings and bartmitvas that feel right at home in this one-stop-venue. The open concept at KoolHaus presents the perfect blank canvas. It features its own entrance, a 40’ x 20’ stage, DJ booth, backstage area.
3000 person capacity, 1 floor

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