“This totally fucking destroys” is arguably the most apt description of the Austin, Texas-based quartet Explosions In The Sky. That was the note fellow post-rockers The American Analog Set attached to the EITS demo they sent to the Temporary Residence Limited label. After only half a listen, the label unanimously agreed and it wouldn’t be long before the indie rock world would fall hard for the instrumental grandiosity of Explosions In The Sky.
Formed in 1999 by mutual friends Mark Smith (guitars), Munaf Rayani (guitars), Michael James (bass), and Christopher Hrasky (drums), Explosions In The Sky began writing cinematic symphonies using traditional rock instrumentation under the moniker Breaker Morant. Keen on the idea of going without a... Read More