Omar Rodriguez Lopez Preps 4-LP Set

 

Mars Volta/At
The Drive In auteur pulls out all the stops.

 

By Blurt Staff

 

Omar Rodriguez Lopez – Mars Volta, At The Drive In, etc. –
is eyeing an April 16 release of a quadruple LP / double CD collection culled
from his multiple solo and collaborative albums. In celebration of this,
Rodriguez Lopez’s eponymous band will perform at this year’s Coachella Festival
and SXSW Music Festival (Sargent House/Rodriguez Lopez Productions showcase).
Headlining tour dates are also in the works for late spring, to be announced
soon.

The extensive 37-song (38 on the vinyl version) compilation of the guitarist’s work,
titled Telesterion, cherrypicks from 25
solo releases and includes a 20-page booklet of artwork and text outlining the
scope of his work, with liner notes by longtime friend and Rodriguez Lopez
Productions art director Sonny Kay. See below for the full tracklisting,
including the titles the songs originally appeared on.

Check out sample tracks “Locomocion Capillar” HERE and “Shake is for 8th Graders” HERE.

Omar Rodriguez Lopez Live:

03/19  Austin, TX @ Emo’s Annex – SXSW – Sargent House
/ RLProductions showcase
03/21  Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
03/22  New Orleans, LA @ HOB Parish
04/15  Indio, CA @ Coachella Festival

 

Track Listing:

CD 1
01. Locomocion Capillar (Solar Gambling) (MP3)
02. Population Council’s Wet Dream (Old Money)
03. Amanita Virosa (Xenophanes)
04. Coma Pony (The Apocalypse Inside of an Orange)
05. El Monte
T’ai (Calibration)
06. Sex, Consolation for Misery (Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fungus)
07. Deus Ex Machina (A Manual Dexterity, Soundtrack Vol. 1)
08. Rapid Fire Tollbooth (Se Dice Bisonte, No Bufalo)
09. Un Buitre Amable Me Pico (Solar Gambling)
10. Half Kleptos (Cryptomnesia)
11. No Hay Mas Respuestas (Cizaña De Los Amores)
12. Solenoid Mosque (Minor Cuts and Scrapes in the Bushes Ahead)
13. Melting Chariots (The Apocalypse Inside Of An Orange)
14. Dead Hisses to Match Our Own (Megaritual)
15. How to Bill the Bilderberg Group (Old Money)
16. Polaridad (Tychozorente) (VIDEO)
17. La Tirania De La Tradicion (Se Dice Bisonte, No Bufalo)
18. An Ancient Shrewdness in the Veins (Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fungus)
19. Noir (Cryptomnesia)

 
CD2
20. Calibration (Calibration)
21. Viernes (Ciencia De Los Inutiles)
22. Spookrijden Op Het Fietspad (Omar Rodriguez)
23. Boiling Death Request a Body to Rest Its Head On (Se Dice Bisonte, No
Bufalo)
24. Victimas Del Cielo (Cizaña De Los Amores)
25. Las Flores Con Limon (Solar Gambling)
26. At the Push of a Button (Megaritual)
27. Asco Que Conmueve Los Puntos Erogenos (Xenophanes) (VIDEO)
28. The Power of Myth (Old Money)
29. El Todo (Tychozorente)
30. The Palpitations Form a Limit (A Manual Dexterity, Soundtrack Vol. 1)
31. Agua Dulce De Pulpo (Un Escorpion Perfumado) (VIDEO)
32. Poincare (Solar Gambling)
33. Shake is for 8th Graders (Cryptomnesia) (MP3)
34. Atrotecism Fenleon (Minor Cuts and Scrapes in the Bushes Ahead)
35. Casate Colmillo (The Somnambulists)
36. Desarraigo (Xenophanes)
37. Lunes (Ciencia De Los Inutiles)

 

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