Now for some new local Portland music with Sweeping Exits. This duo rocks straight out of the 90’s with a plethora of influences. Their latest release is a self titled LP that came out in late April. With their style gearing more towards the side of Weezer or Built To Spill, this is a band to be excited about. The opening track “Yoko,” is a rocking track about Yoko Ono breaking up the band. The whole album has a great rock vibe for the start of summer. My favorite tracks are “Green Sky” and “Lost My Love.” You can download the album here.
One of my favorite local bands, Houndstooth have come out with their first single for their upcoming LP, Ride Out The Dark. The track is called “Canary Island.” A light, soulful bluesy track that soars high with the vocals and guitar solos. It has been on repeat for me the last couple of days. I cannot wait for the full length to come out, right now it is set for a July 16th release date. Listen to your new favorite song below.