"Passage" is the first single from the debut album of the same name by a duo who call themselves Exitmusic. Singer Aleska Palladino (HBO's Boardwalk Empire) and her guitar playing hubby Devon Church have crafted a dramatic five-minute mini epic with this song. Moody arpeggios and furiously strummed electricity create a push & pull dynamic tension that gives Palladino room for her over the top modern gothic vox. This is seedy sexy modern L.A. noir music and I don't think I mean that as a compliment.
Exitmusic's full length comes out May 22 on Secretly Canadian. If you get kidnapped and break free from your rental van prison to find yourself in Austin, TX for SXSW, Exitmusic is playing a couple shows this week. Catch them live and maybe after a few free beers and clandestine tequila shots you will be singing along.
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