Explosions in the Sky - The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place (2LP)
Hailing from the sultry metropolitan landscape of Austin, TX, Explosions in the Sky are some of the most sincere folks you will ever meet. Aside from being nice guys, they play some of the most passionate, powerful instrumental music you will ever hear. Equal parts romance and tragedy, their beautiful melodies have the tendency to ignite into head-spinning walls of noise. Easily one of the most intense live bands ever.