♫♪  EXITMUSIC - “The Hours”

Have you seen that show Boardwalk Empire? Pretty good, right? You know Jimmy Darmody’s tricky, long-haired, bohemian wife? Have you ever been, like, it sure would be sweet to see Angela Darmody in a music video where she sings all slow and sad in a trippy house, and then her thick black hair falls out, forms a vortex, and engulfs her? Well, have we got a treat for you!

See pretty, polished video “The Hours” (recently premiered by Stereogum) from nascent New York duo EXITMUSIC, of which actress Aleksa Palladino is one half; the other member is her real-life husband, Devon Church. For an act still without a full-length album (their four-song EP From Silence is out October 4 from Secretly Canadian), they’ve managed to inspire a pair of potent videos. The first, for lead single “The Sea,” came out a couple months ago, and it tracks the song over a very nicely edited series of shots culled from The Mirror (1975, by master filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky). Yeah, bold. But damn, it works.

• EXITMUSIC: http://www.myspace.com/thedeclineofthewest
• Secretly Canadian: http://www.secretlycanadian.com

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