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    Posted: January 27 2013 at 11:23
I know Omar's "Apocalypse Inside of an Orange" is very Mars Volta-y. His first album is also very interesting. Those 2 albums should be checked out for anyone new to Omar's solo stuff.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote andysilv Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2013 at 16:32
I haven't heard much of Omar's solo work, but I'm always hearing that Cryptomnesia has a very TMV sound, it even has Cedric on vocals. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zravkapt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2013 at 17:27
Old Money is the most Volta-y of Omar's albums; it was originally supposed to be the follow up to Amputechture.
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^ Great suggestion. One of the better Omar solo works. 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Sagichim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2013 at 01:37
I know the Apocalypse Inside of an Orange and although it has some good moments it didn't really grab me.
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Certainly not the best prog band ever ... not even close.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2013 at 00:41
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2013 at 00:43
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Originally posted by davemuttillo

Certainly not the best prog band ever ... not even close.
I figured that's not what this thread is for.

Edited by Dayvenkirq - January 30 2013 at 00:48
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zeqexes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2013 at 02:06
Originally posted by davemuttillo

Certainly not the best prog band ever ... not even close.

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Originally posted by zeqexes

Originally posted by davemuttillo

Certainly not the best prog band ever ... not even close.

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they are not the best prog band are you kidding me
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zeqexes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2013 at 02:13
I wouldn't say that they're the best... but to say that they're not even anywhere close...

Anyway Back to topic

I'm quite sad they're breaking up, I've only gotten into them recently so I haven't been a huge fan forever but it's still disappointing
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Earendil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2013 at 10:47
Originally posted by davemuttillo

Certainly not the best prog band ever ... not even close.

Certainly not the best comment ever ... not even close.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2013 at 12:26
Haha
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Post Options Post Options   Quote sturoc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 08 2013 at 00:04
Saw them open up for  uhhh I can't remember ..was a good thing cause TMV played a very long set almost full length as an opener !
It was the first time I saw them and really was quite impressive live.

As for the 'they're the best  / not the best' etc.
If you like them great If you don't good. But there is no 'Best Prog rock band ever '
You either love or like them or say ya don't, simple as that.

At least we had the together for many years to enjoy their music.


Edited by sturoc - February 08 2013 at 00:05
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