Rock Music Artists
British band Bloc Party slows down on sophomore release (The Dartmouth)
With their latest release, "A Weekend In The City," Bloc Party has managed to avoid the ever-threatening sophomore slump, turning out a record that is older, wiser and more polished than their debut, "Silent Alarm." Unfortunately, the band doesn't ma...
Ride with the Explosions in the Sun (The Heights)
Explosions in the Sky is the ideal soundtrack band. Listen to its music on your iPod, and every insignificant daily action you once took for granted begins to take on new meaning. Buying a pack of gum is normally boring and monotonous, but if you do so while listening to its music, all of a sudden, the intricate, gorgeous, and monumental beauty of life washes over your body.
Overlooked Alternatives: Explosions In The Sky, Jesu, Viktor Krauss (Blogcrit...
Explosions In The Sky - All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone : For those that follow the instrumental post-rock likes of Godspeed You Black Emperor (I'll let you decide where to put the "!") and Mogwai it's unlikely that they're unfamiliar with Explosions In The Sky, and those who saw Friday Night Lights are more familiar with them than they probably realize since they provided the score for the ...
What's That in The Sky? (The New York Sun)
The four-piece instrumental rock band Explosions in the Sky formed in Austin, Texas, in 1999. Three of the members are from Midland, a town near the state's Western edge. For this band, the sense of place is important. Listeners may find it hard to imagine the fiery blasts of the band's name allude to brightening anything but the widest and most windswept of horizons. The sound, live and on ...
The Rant Issue (Tucson Weekly)
In the hopes of keeping some measure of sanity, we present our fifth annual venting exercise
Music with Mario (The Greenville News)
Steve Jobs recently posted a letter to the music industry on the Apple site that had some remarkable thoughts to mull over.
Sweeping, epic songs create familiar sound on new Explosions album (Daily Ora...
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone Genre: Post-Rock Sounds Like: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Sigur Rós 75 Decibels The cover of the new Explosions in the Sky album, "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone," features a ghostly flooded scene.
Aereo-dynamic: 'Heart' plays to post-rock strengths (Loyola Phoenix)
Since Aereogramme's 2001 debut, "A Story In White," the band has drawn a constant stream of comparisons to the slow, brooding post-rock of behemoths Mogwai, Explosions In The Sky and Godspeed You! Black Emperor.
Grizzly Bear, Band of Horses, Mogwai Join Fans' ATP (Pitchfork)
ATP has been busy gathering requests for ATP Versus You (the Fans) , and festival organizers' recent efforts have resulted in the addition of Mogwai, Grizzly Bear, Band of Horses, Battles, Patti Smith, MCs Edan & Dagha, Explosions in the Sky, Ghost, Current 93, Tall Firs, Alexander Tucker, and Capricorns to the lineup.
Diversions Articles (Loyola Phoenix)
With the new movie adaptation of the cherished childhood novel "Bridge to Terabithia" coming out this week, the Phoenix caught up with its young stars Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb (pictured right), for a few questions. Phoenix: So you read scripts, and then you choose your own project?
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