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sargenthouse: Juan Alderete is a man who stays busy. After getting his break with thrash metal outfit Racer X, Alderete now contributes the low-end to progressive rock giants The Mars Volta, whose new album Noctourniquet hit stores this week. The record marks the band’s sixth effort anchored by Aldererte, who joined their ranks in 2003. The Mars Volta ‘Noctourniquet’ Additionally, Big Sir...
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Though Noctourniquet still reflects his studio dictatorship (or “the end of an era,” as Lopez puts it), it’s an album exploding with emotion and sonic possibilities. Lopez’ once furiously overdubbed guitars are trimmed to a strikingly melodic core, the band’s sound now dominated by spacious synthesizers, the pulsating rhythms of newly implemented drummer Deantoni...
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Oh yeah, and go buy NOCTOURNIQUET!!