Explosions in the Sky unveil new video
Texas-based instrumental experimentalists Explosions in the Sky have unveiled the first music video from The Wilderness, far and away the most ambitious record in the band’s oeuvre. The video is a stop-motion animation clip for “The Ecstatic” by director Hayley Morris, who elaborated on the meticulous animation process via an interview and behind the scenes clip that are up at Fast Company.
The band are also set to head out on a new run of North American tour dates in continued support of the album. The live shows for The Wilderness to date have reflected the aggressively modern and forward-thinking approach of the band’s current chapter, both musically and visually.
The Wilderness combines shoegaze, electronic experimentation, punk damaged dub, noise, and ambient folk somehow coexist without a hint of contrivance and cohere into some of the most memorable and listenable moments of the band’s expansive body of work – “proper” studio albums and major motion picture soundtracks alike.
EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY
4/6/17 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
4/7/17 – Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre
4/8/17 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
4/9/17 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City
4/10/17 – Tallahassee, FL – The Moon
4/12/17 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
4/13/17 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
4/14/17 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
4/15/17 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
4/16/17 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
4/18/17 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
4/19/17 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
4/20/17 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
4/21/17 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s
4/22/17 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre
4/23/17 – Toronto, TN – Rebel
4/25/17 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
4/26/17 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
4/27/17 – Grand Rapids, MI – Covenant Fine Arts Center
4/28/17 – St Louis, MO – The Pageant
4/29/17 – Oklahoma City, OK – Criterion Theater
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