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Riot Fest Denver 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The second lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Denver event, which takes place August 28-30. Additional bands and details will be revealed in the coming […]

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At 29, I’ve Finally Begun To Appreciate Music

Most of my life, music hasn’t really been something that I would consider essential. Sure, it is something that I use on a daily basis, but not anything that would make me emotionally invested. During my teenage years, like most other asshole kids, I thought the music that I listened to was bad-ass and untouchable. […]


Explosions In The Sky Working On New Material In 2015

As they enter their sixteenth year as a band, Explosions in the Sky have taken to Facebook to fill fans in on the status of their band. In a statement posted Friday night, the band has apologized for months of “hibernation” after a few years of writing soundtracks and contributing to other projects. The band promises that […]


Inventions (Explosions In The Sky, Eluvium) Stream Debut Album

Need some mellow instrumental music in your life right now? If so, then you’re in luck! Inventions, a side project of members from Explosions In The Sky and Eluvium, have partnered up with NPR to stream their debut self-titled album in its entirety a little over a week before its official release date. I’ve listened […]


Hear a New Single From Inventions (Explosions in the Sky and Eluvium)

Ambient post-rock lovers heard good news a little over a week ago when it was reported that Mark T. Smith of Explosions in the Sky and Eluvium’s Matthew Cooper teamed up to form a new band called Inventions. Their full self-titled LP is due April 1 via Temporary Residence Ltd., but you can get a taste of […]


Explosions In The Sky and Eluvium Form New Band Called Inventions

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from some of our favorite post-rockers in Explosions in the Sky who were last seen scoring the soundtrack for Paul Rudd flick Prince Avalanche. Now it’s time to mark some more noise, but under a different name. Mark Smith of Explosions In The Sky and Matthew Cooper of Eluvium have teamed […]

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Moonlit Sailor Debut Cover Art For ‘We Came From Exploding Stars’

Earlier this evening, the Swedish post-rock outfit Moonlit Sailor released the cover art for their highly anticipated fourth album, We Came From Exploding Stars, which according to the band’s official Facebook page, will be released “soon…” You can check it out for yourself at the bottom of this post, following the jump. This will be […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Explosions In The Sky And David Wingo – ‘Prince Avalanche Soundtrack’

While I have not yet seen the movie (nor have I really even see an advertisement for it. Am I living in a cave, or is this movie not being promoted heavily?), the upcoming film Prince Avalanche has a soundtrack by composer David Wingo and post rock giants Explosions In The Sky. With Explosions being […]

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STREAM: Explosions In The Sky Ft. David Wingo – “Join Me On My Avalanche”

Post-rock trendsetters Explosions in the Sky have teamed up with fellow Texan David Wingo to create “Join Me on My Avalanche,” an airy toe-tapper which can be streamed in full after the jump. The track is the first single to be released off of the official soundtrack to David Gordon Green’s upcoming comedy, Prince Avalanche, […]

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Explosions In The Sky Release Video For “Wading,” Announce Short Tour

Texas post-rock band Explosions in the Sky have scored the film Prince Avalanche, a movie starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch that will hit theaters on August 9. The soundtrack to said film will be out on August 6; today, Explosions released an official video for one song from the soundtrack, “Wading.” The pre-order to […]


Nine Inch Nails Announce US Stadium Tour With Explosions In The Sky & Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Talk about going from dormant to the center of attention. In the matter of a week, we’ve gone from not knowing when new Nine Inch Nails would come, to knowing the name of the lead single and it dropping early, to getting a firm release date of the new album (September 3), to the present, […]


Fun Fun Fun Fest Announce 2012 Lineup

November 2 through November 4, Austin, Texas is the place to be. With Fun Fun Fun Fest pulling into Auditorium Shores with a army of killer bands, music fans will be hard pressed to find a more entertaining weekend anywhere in the nation. The festival will feature such high profile and notable bands as Run […]

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