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Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Five times musicians gave themselves crazy workloads

Being a professional musician must be a pretty sweet gig, right? Touring the world, playing in front of thousands and writing music is the stuff of dreams for many averse to getting a ‘proper’ job. But there are those who go above and beyond, putting their workshy brethren to shame. One such music star is …

Music Lists July 8, 2016

15 reasons why we still love At The Drive-In

It’s been 15 years since the moment many consider the peak of the post-hardcore movement. We’re talking about the release of Relationship of Command on September 12, 2000, a blistering forty-five minute record of intense caterwauling, spidery guitar-work and bursts of ambient electronics. For many, it was a totally alien sound – a far-flung alternative to the rising …

45 forgotten albums from the 90s to revisit

Grunge! Britpop! Rave! The ’90s will forever be remembered as a decade that was great for music. On one side of the Atlantic you had Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins bringing the alternative rock scene to the mainstream, and closer to home we had Oasis and Blur chart-battling it out to a backdrop of Cool Britannia …

Does Antemasque mark the return of The Mars Volta by another name?

Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López, two of the most outrageously talented, ridiculously inventive musicians of the past 20 years, gave rock the kick up the backside it needed first in the ’90s with At the Drive-In and again in the Noughties with The Mars Volta. Now they appear to have reunited in new band Antemasque… [Cedric …

Music What's On April 10, 2014