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Explosions in the Sky Show Us ‘Logic in a Dream’ on Their Heady New Song

Post-rockers Explosions in the Sky shared a new song, "Logic of a Dream," on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show today. It follows "Disintegration Anxiety" as the second track…
Anna Gaca / February 29, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Violent Femmes, Chairlift, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff's favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from post-rock standbys, reunited geek-pop heroes, techno troubadours, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 15, 2016

How Explosions in the Sky and Eluvium Became Inventions

Since 1999, guitarist Mark Smith has been beholden to his post-rock outfit, Explosions in the Sky, applying post-Spiderland dynamics to cinematic grandeur worthy of a…
Andy Beta / March 6, 2014

Hear Inventions, From Explosions in the Sky and Eluvium

The post-rock gods have spoken: On April 1, the ambient-loving Temporary Residence label will release Inventions, the eponymous debut from the newly minted duo of Explosions…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2014

Explosions in the Sky’s ‘Prince Avalanche’ Mural Gets Speed-Painted in ‘Send Off’ Video

After months of anticipation, teasers, and previews, Explosions in the Sky and David Wingo's collaborative score for David Gordon Green's new film, Prince Avalanche, is now…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Explosions in the Sky Scoring Al Pacino’s Hammy Outbursts for 2014 Film

Explosions in the Sky and David Wingo's original score for Prince Avalanche, the new David Gordon Green film starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch, doesn't…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Explosions in the Sky Go Electro With ‘Join Me on My Avalanche’

Last month, Explosions in the Sky teased their upcoming score for Prince Avalanche, the new David Gordon Green film starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch,…
Kyle McGovern / July 23, 2013

Preview Explosions in the Sky’s Score for Paul Rudd’s ‘Prince Avalanche,’ Briefly

The first taste of Explosions in the Sky's upcoming score for Paul Rudd vehicle Prince Avalanche has arrived via Rolling Stone, and it's — well, it's…
Marc Hogan / June 24, 2013

Explosions in the Sky Score Paul Rudd’s ‘Prince Avalanche’ Movie

The post-rock grandeur of Explosions in the Sky lends itself well to movies and television, so much so that the Texas foursome are pretty much…
Kyle McGovern / May 20, 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012’s 20 Best Sets

This past weekend, Austin's seventh annual Fun Fun Fun Fest saw the once-modest, mid-autumn gathering finally metamorphose from off-season distraction to a festival-season staple capable…
David Bevan / November 5, 2012

Coachella 2012: Kendrick Lamar, Wallpaper., and 5 More Acts We Missed Last Friday

See our best live photos from Coachella's second weekend here now!
SPIN Staff / April 21, 2012

Beck, Modest Mouse Headlining NYC’s Governor’s Ball 2012

The headliners for this year's Governor's Ball festival in New York City carry some serious nostalgia-heavy (read: Coachella 1999) punch. At the top of the…
Devon Maloney / February 21, 2012

WATCH: Explosions in the Sky’s Trippy First Video

Austin, TX's Explosions in the Sky are known for their instrumental post-rock songs, some of which have been featured movies and TV shows like Friday…
William Goodman / June 23, 2011

Primavera’s Best Moments: Pulp, Warpaint & More!

For some 140,000 fans in Barcelona this weekend at the San Miguel Primavera Sound festival, music wasn't just "alternative," but an alternative. Last week unemployment…
Peter Gaston / May 31, 2011

Playlist: The 30 Greatest Instrumental Songs Ever

In the latest issue of SPIN, we caught up with Explosions in the Sky, the Texas-based band who've taken wordless music to unexpected heights. But…
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2011

Explosions in the Sky, ‘Take Care. Take Care. Take Care.’ (Temporary Residence)

It's no slight to call these Austin instrumentalists "soundtrack-y" -- they did, after all, blow up after creating incidental music for the Friday Night Lights…
Josh Modell / April 26, 2011

New Albums from Steve Earle, An Horse + 11 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, April 26:…
SPIN Staff / April 25, 2011

Explosions in the Sky: Blowing Up

With a little help from Friday Night Lights, Explosions in the Sky's "sad but triumphant" soundscapes have made them rock's unlikeliest success story.
Jason Cohen / April 13, 2011
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