Saturday May 5th, I caught Exitmusic opening for School of Seven Bells at Le Poisson Rouge.
I was impressed with the force and power that Exitmusic exuded. Exitmusic’s songs would be perfect for the soundtrack of a movie – the music was dark, brooding, and cinematic.
Unique aspects of the set: The drummer played an electric bass drum, and the guitarist played with a violin bow on one song.
“The Hours” stuck out as the band’s best song. Check out a live version on KEXP: