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Explosions in the Sky at Warehouse Live in Houston, TX, June 17, 2012
Hollywood Palladium June 27, 2009

News

Apr 05, 2016

Explosions in the Sky performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. They performed "Disintegration Anxiety," a track from The Wilderness, the band's first new non-soundtrack album since 2011, which was released last week via Temporary Residence.  More

Explosions in the Sky Announce More Tour Dates

The Wilderness Out Now via Temporary Residence

Apr 04, 2016

Explosions in the Sky have announced 30 more tour dates. This is in conjunction with The Wilderness, the band's first new non-soundtrack album since 2011, which was released last week via Temporary Residence. Below are the dates, followed by the album's first single, "Disintegration Anxiety."  More

Explosions in the Sky Announce New Tour Dates

The Wilderness Due Out April 1 via Temporary Residence

Jan 19, 2016

Explosion in the Sky have announced a bunch of tour dates. This is hot on the heels of the band announcing their first new non-soundtrack album since 2011, The Wilderness, which is due out April 1 via Temporary Residence. Below are the dates, followed by the album's first single, "Disintegration Anxiety." More

Explosions in the Sky Announce New Album, Share “Disintegration Anxiety”

The Wilderness Due Out April 1 via Temporary Residence

Jan 11, 2016

Explosions in the Sky have announced their first new non-soundtrack album since 2011 and have shared its first single. The Wilderness is due out April 1 via Temporary Residence. Below you can stream "Disintegration Anxiety." The Wilderness is Explosions in the Sky's first album not wholly produced by the band, as John Congleton co-produced the record with them. More

Aug 02, 2013

Following their composition work on director's David Gordon Green's upcoming fim Prince AvalancheExplosions in the Sky and David Wingo have revealed that they spend of the end of the year working on the score to Green's follow-up film ManglehornMore

Aug 01, 2013

As previously reported, Austin-based instrumental rock ensemble Explosions in the Sky have collaborated with composer David Wingo to score the upcoming film Prince Avalanche. More

Jun 24, 2013

As previously reported, instrumental rock ensemble Explosions in the Sky have collaborated with composer David Wingo to score the upcoming film Prince Avalanche. More

Jun 19, 2012

On Sunday, June 17, Explosions in the Sky performed at Warehouse Live in Houston, TX. We sent photographer Iman Mannie Saqr down to cover the action.  More

Jun 13, 2012

No stranger to having their music used for visually cinematic purposes (as evident here and every episode of Friday Night Lights) Austin-based rock instrumentalists Explosions in the Sky have revealed in a new interview that they have been tapped to score an upcoming comedy by director David Gordon Green called Prince Avalanche. More

May 07, 2012

The music of Explosions in the Sky just seems tailor made for video. More

Explosions in the Sky Announce Tour

Watch Preview Trailer For New Music Video

May 03, 2012

Veteran instrumental rockers Explosions in the Sky have announced a new tour in support of the band's latest LP Take Care, Take Care, Take Care. More

Zammuto Announce U.S. Tour

Joined by Explosions in the Sky

Mar 21, 2012

Zammuto, the new four-piece music group led by former Nick Zammuto (co-founder and composer of former pop duo The Books), have announced a series of headlining tour dates for their first trek through the U.S. More

Explosions in the Sky Announce U.S. Tour

Stops Include Coachella and Sasquatch

Feb 08, 2012

Post-rock superstars Explosions in the Sky have announced that they will be emarking on a brief set of U.S. tour dates before making their way to this year's Sasquatch Festival. More

Aug 03, 2011

Yesterday Austin, TX-based instrumentalists Explosions in the Sky took to the Ed Sullivan Theater to perform on Late Night with David Letterman. More

Death Cab for Cutie Announce Fall Tour

Support Includes Explosions in the Sky, The Hold Steady, Telekinesis, and The Head and the Heart

Aug 01, 2011

Death Cab for Cutie have announced their fall tour, which is kicking off September 30 in Cincinnati and commencing October 22 in Seattle. More

Wye Oak Announce More Tour Dates

Opening Dates For The Decemberists, The National, Okkervil River and More

Jul 27, 2011

Wye Oak has announced more fall tour dates in support of March release, Civilian. More

Treasure Island Festival 2011 Lineup Announced – Death Cab for Cutie, St. Vincent, and more

Performers Also Include Cut Copy, Beach House, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Friendly Fires, Empire of the Sun, Battles, and others

Jul 26, 2011

Today, Treasure Island Music Festival announced their 2011 lineup. More

Pygmalion Music Festival Adds 5th Day

Headliners Include The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Explosions in the Sky, Cut Copy, and Much More

Jun 28, 2011

Pygmalion Music Festival, held in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, will take place September 21-25. More

Watch: Explosions in the Sky “Last Known Surroundings”

Take Care, Take Care, Take Care Out Now

Jun 22, 2011

Explosions in the Sky have released a suitably epic video for Take Care, Take Care, Take Care cut, “Last Known Surroundings.” We have the clip.  More

FYF Festival Line-up Announced

Broken Social Scene, Explosions in the Sky, Death From Above 1979, Girls, No Age and More

Jun 15, 2011

FYF has announced its 2011 lineup. The festival will take place in downtown Los Angeles on Labor Day weekend, Saturday September 3. More

Check Out Photos from Bonnaroo Day Four

Including Beirut, Iron & Wine, Smith Westerns, Explosions in the Sky and More!

Jun 13, 2011

Day Four Bonnaroo photos, including Beirut, Iron & Wine, Smith Westerns, Explosions in the Sky and More! More

May 23, 2011

Explosions in the Sky announce the dates and venues for their U.S. tour, which kicks off in September. We have the info. More

Mar 08, 2011

Austin instrumentalists Explosions in the Sky have made the first single off their forthcoming album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care available for download.  More

Jul 01, 2009

Summertime and festivals go hand-in-hand. So, if you happen to be in Houston Texas on August 8th & 9th, why not check out The Free Press Summer Fest? Featuring Under the Radar favorites Broken Social Scene, Of Montreal, and Explosions in the Sky, along with a bevy of up-and-comers, this might just be one of those shows worth braving the heat for. More



Reviews

The Wilderness

The Wilderness

Temporary Residence

Apr 06, 2016

It has been five years since the release of Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, Explosions in the Sky's last non-soundtrack album. (Working on the films Prince Avalanche, Lone Survivor, and Manglehorn kept the group plenty busy in the interim.) Now, a full 16 years since the Texas-bred quartet made its debut with How Strange, Innocence, The Wilderness marks a true-to-form refinement of the band's signature sound. More