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Great lyrics move us like the world's best poems. Take a close-up look at the art.
It's easy to be discouraged when trying to think about a song whose lyrics are both obscure and sung very fast. This is definitely one of those songs. It's easy to lose Cedric in the frantic pace o...
The Mars Volta has a signature style: high-pitched vocals, masterful guitar, and epic songs that run through many more than the expected verse-chorus changes. Some criticize the band for their self...
Sure, "Wax Simulacra" sounds like a cool title, but what the heck does it mean? Unless you are a student of postmodernism, "simulacra" probably means nothing to you. But understanding the title is...
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