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they laugh a lot (behind the clean door)
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Omargeddon #10: Despair
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2009 was a prolific year for Omar Rodríguez-López, with a total of six albums released. Cryptomnesia and Xenophanes are comprised of material that was originally intended for the Mars Volta but took a left turn at Albuquerque. Solar Gambling featur[…]

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Omargeddon #9: Zen Thrills
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There are some musicians whose stage presence is so powerful, it creates a visual tunnel around them, making it nigh on impossible to pay attention to anyone else. Cedric Bixler-Zavala has it with his slinky salsa moves and microphone swinging. Jack […]

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  1. I'm not sure those exist. Perhaps a better way to phrase it would be "Happy to see Cerebus discussed again,…

  2. Thanks for writing these. It's nice to see some critical re-examination of the significant virtues of Cerebus, now that Sim…

  3. That's interesting too - slight embarassment to admit I've never read Berserk, I guess because when I was initially getting…

  4. I might add Kintaro Miura to the list of comparisons, Berserk’s unfinished nature aside. There’s a similar “watch him learn…