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April 20, 2005 Music from a found diary: The Mars Volta; Progressive rock classic from Gentle Giant; Stockholm ...

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January 29, 2008 When The Mars Volta bought a ouija board, it had no idea how much it would affect its work.

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December 16, 2005 Tom Moon's picks for the year's best CDs range from lo-fi indie folk to rediscovered jazz.

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June 16, 2013 The Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez Lopez and Le Butcherettes' Teri Gender Bender pair up brilliantly.

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August 16, 2012 This week on Alt.Latino, we play songs about many different types of love.

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