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New Explosions In The Sky “Postcard From 1952” Video

May 10, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Live now at EXPLOSIONSINTHESKY.com is the third ever video from Explosions In The Sky for “Postcard From 1952” from their fifth studio album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care released on Temporary Residence Ltd. Directed by Annie Gunn and Peter Simonite, “Postcard From 1952” employs yet another cinematically expansive track from Take Care, Take Cate, Take Care as the perfect complement to an indelible visual experience. Gunn and Simonite re-create a series of vintage Polaroid moments with painstaking care to …

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Explosions In The Sky Confirm Last Leg of U.S. Tour

May 1, 2012 drainu182 0


Explosions In The Sky have confirmed a victory lap of June U.S. dates rounding out the extremely successful touring campaign that kicked off around the April 26, 2011 release of Take Care, Take Care, Take Care… on Temporary Residence Ltd.

The new shows include headline appearances at prestigious venues including a long awaited return to Nashville for the band’s first ever Ryman Auditorium show–rounding out a 2011-2012 itinerary that has included Explosions’ biggest ever headline dates–from New York’s Radio City …

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Explosions In The Sky 4/18 Glasshouse Pomona Review

April 20, 2012 drainu182 0


By Ace Ubas

My favorite part about Coachella isn’t the festival itself, but rather “Localchella” – the concerts that happen before or after the festival in Southern California. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of large crowds and the ridiculous desert heat, but I digress. What Localchella brings is not only compensation to those who missed out (or refuse to) on buying weekend passes, but also to see the bands in a more intimate setting.

Wednesday night brought Austin-based quartet …

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Explosions In The Sky Announce Headline Tour Dates

February 7, 2012 drainu182 0


Explosions In The Sky has followed up recent news of the band’s appearances at the Coachella and Sasquatch festivals with its first confirmed headline dates of the new year. The new shows expand on an itinerary that has included Explosions In The Sky’s biggest ever headline dates–from New York’s Radio City Music Hall to last month’s performance at London’s Brixton Academy–and a debut performance on The Late Show With David Letterman.

Explosions In The Sky’s triumphant return to the road …

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Explosions In The Sky Present Second Ever Music Video “Be Comfortable, Creature”

September 9, 2011 drainu182 0

Explosions In The Sky has followed up its “space-tripping wonder” (WIRED) of a debut video “Last Known Surroundings” with its second ever clip, “Be Comfortable, Creature.” (watch it below or at explosionsinthesk.com

Directed by longtime EITS creative associate Paul Logan, “Be Comfortable, Creature” employs the emotional currents of the track from current album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care as backdrop to an utterly unique and supremely touching romantic fable built on bittersweet longing, alienation and physical transformation.

Director …

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TAP Exclusive Interview: Explosions In The Sky’s Chris Hrasky

September 6, 2011 drainu182 0

By Ace Ubas

In 1999, Austin-based friends Munaf Rayani, Mark Smith, Michael James, and Chris Hrasky (originally from Illinois) formed instrumental rock band, Explosions In The Sky. Since then, they’ve become one of the most influential bands in the post-rock genre along the likes of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Sigur Ros.

This year has been another big year for them. They released their sixth album entitled Take Care, Take Care, Take Care and have been touring the United States …

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FYF Fest 2011: The Review

September 6, 2011 drainu182 1


FYF Fest took place this Saturday to Los Angeles State Historic Park. We sent our writer Ace Ubas and photographer Robert Vega out to cover it. Take a few minutes to read about the awesome festival that you missed (or relive it if you were there!)


Twin Sister (Raphael’s Stage: 12:30-1:00)

I began the festival with the Long Island-based quintet Twin Sister. With an acclaimed EP Color Your Life and an upcoming album entitled In Heaven, vocalist Andrea

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How To Spend Your Time At FYF Festival (Nine Bands You Shouldn’t Miss!)

August 30, 2011 drainu182 0

By Ace Ubas

The best thing about the summer is the mélange of music festivals that take place around the world. Unfortunately, the season is winding down to a close. But worry not, folks! Taking place this Saturday September 3rd at the L.A. State Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles, FYF Fest is going to make sure that everyone’s summer ends with a loud bang.

Festival founder Sean Carnage has watched his musical offspring grow bigger and better each …

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Lollapalooza 2011 Day 3 Review

August 16, 2011 drainu182 0

For our final day of coverage of Lollapalooza, our writer Michael Zonenashvili would have to make the most difficult decision of the weekend: Foo Fighters or Deadmau5? Find out which he chose below. (Photos courtesy of Lollapalooza Flickr page)


The Joy Formidable:

The Joy Formidable by Matt Ellis

The best set that could possibly happen so early in the morning. The UK’s Joy Formidable could play the extended outro of “Whirring” as an entire set and I’d be more than fine with it. What …