Explosions in the Sky is an American rock band from Texas. The band has garnered popularity beyond the post-rock scene for their elaborately developed guitar work, narratively styled instrumentals, what they refer to as “cathartic mini-symphonies,” and their enthusiastic and emotional live shows. They primarily play with three electric guitars and a drum kit, although band member Michael James will at times exchange his electric guitar for a bass guitar. Recently the band has added a fifth member to their live performances. The band’s music is almost purely instrumental.

Explosions In The Sky and Eluvium members Form New Duo "INVENTIONS" the self-titled debut album comes out this spring in Temporary Residence.

Explosions In The Sky + Eluvium Form New Duo

On April 1st Temporary Residence Ltd. will release the debut full length from Inventions, a new band formed by longtime friends, tourmates, and labelmates Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, and Mark T. Smith of Explosions In The Sky. The group represents somewhat of a dream duo for anyone familiar with the unparalleled emotional resonance of Cooper and Smith’s respective outlets: Eluvium,

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