Explosions in the Sky

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Upcoming Shows


The Wilderness

Libby Webster, April 7, 2016

Explosions in the Sky

Richard Whittaker, March 31, 2016

Arcade Fire, Explosions in the Sky, Schmillion

Austin Powell, May 5, 2011

Take Care, Take Care, Take Care

Austin Powell, April 28, 2011

Explosions in the Sky

Raoul Hernandez, July 9, 2009

All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone

Raoul Hernandez, February 22, 2007

Dozer, Burst, In Flames, Chimaira, Tone, Explosions in the Sky, Testament, Lamb of God's, Mastodon, Mastodon

Through the Eyes of Heathens, Origo, Come Clarity, Chimaira, The Rescue, Solidarity, Live in London, Killadelphia, Call of the Mastodon, The Workhorse Chronicles

Raoul Hernandez, February 23, 2006

Explosions in the Sky

Audra Schroeder, February 2, 2006

How Strange, Innocence

Raoul Hernandez, November 10, 2005

Friday Night Lights Soundtrack

Raoul Hernandez, November 4, 2004

A Five and Dime Ship, Iron Kite, Concentric, Explosions in the Sky, Calla

A Five and Dime Ship, The Light in the Fog, Concentric, The Long Spring, Calla

Michael Chamy, April 22, 2004

The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place

Raoul Hernandez, October 23, 2003

Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever

Michael Chamy, October 18, 2001

How Strange, Innocence

Christopher Hess, June 29, 2000

From the Archives

Review: Explosions in the Sky, End

ATX instrumental band's seventh studio album is also its first in seven years

Austin Powell, September 28, 2023

Space and Distance: A Joint Interview With Balmorhea and Explosions in the Sky

How Austin’s landmark instrumental outfits soundtrack the state of Texas

Austin Powell, December 9, 2021

Playback: Later Chumps!

Chumps say, 'So long, sucker,' while Trent Reznor says hello to Explosions in the sky.

Kevin Curtin, June 13, 2013


Dreaming up the Young, smokin' with Snoop

Kevin Curtin, June 7, 2012

Catastrophe and the Cure

Behind the scenes of Explosions in the Sky's most challenging and personal album

Austin Powell, June 30, 2011

Off the Record

Sifting through the Austin sound ordinance, paying final respects to Pinetop Perkins, and catching up with Explosions in the Sky

Austin Powell, March 31, 2011

Off the Record

Handicapping the decade in Austin music and playing favorites for the Chronicle Music Poll

Austin Powell, December 30, 2009

Off the Record

Explosions in the Sky commemorates the Fourth of July, Harlem signs with Matador, floating down to Whitewater on the Horseshoe, and paying tribute to Sky Sunlight Saxon and the King of Pop

Austin Powell, July 2, 2009

Off the Record

Nothing's shocking: reveling in the aftermath and glow of South by Southwest 09

Austin Powell, March 26, 2009

SXSW Interviews

Primal Scream

Marc Savlov, March 18, 2009

SXSW Interviews

Explosions in the Sky

Daniel Mee, March 18, 2009

Off the Record

Surprise, guess what Bay Area metal behemoth played Stubb's after all?

Austin Powell, March 18, 2009

Off the Record

Better to burn than fade away: a recap of Lollapalooza 2008

Austin Powell, August 7, 2008

Off the Record

Local bands get licensed to ill, Marked Men prove lo-fi is all the rage, and Explosions in the Sky curate All Tomorrow's Parties

Austin Powell, May 15, 2008

ACL Music Fest Interviews

Raoul Hernandez, September 14, 2006

The Classical Perspective

Michael Chamy, October 23, 2003

Explosions in the Cinema

Rock band Cineophiles Explosions in the Sky and their favorite celluloid dreams.

Michael Chamy, October 23, 2003

Spotlight: Explosions in the Sky

Austin's Explosions in the Sky rise above most instrumental music.

Michael Chamy, March 15, 2001

Austin Music Awards

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