The Wilderness

Release Date
Unlike some of their post-rock contemporaries who have moved on to other areas of the sonic landscape, Austin, Texas' Explosions In The Sky seem content to be tinkering away within the quiet-loud remit. Here they do it as well as ever. Massive epic tunes, with a touch more electronics than you might be used to - I genuinely thought my speakers would explode due to some of the distorted/glitchy drum patterns on offer. It also comes in the most elaborate vinyl packaging I've ever purchased. Once you get the LP's out you might find it hard to put them away (in more ways than one). Listen to "Landing Cliffs" - sweeping and sedate. The perfect track to ease you out of another great album.