Genres: Rock, Music, Adult Alternative, Psychedelic, Prog-Rock/Art Rock, Alternative
Released: Mar 23, 2012
℗ 2012 Warner Bros. Records Inc.
The results can be truly refreshing. Such is Noctourniquet, the newest release from The Mars Volta. The bands ability to hone in and refine a sound that was once thick with lush soundscapes that were blended with layer upon layer of instrumentation should be inspiration to any and all who create art. The gift to provoke emotion without hysterics or boisterous exhibitions of technicality is one that is rare and all the more special when achieved. Never has one been able to feel more comfortable and at home with such an eerie and terrifying world created in Noctourniquet. Listeners will surely stay a while.
01. The Whip Hand
04. Empty Vessels Make the Loudest Sound
05. The Malkin Jewel
07. In Absentia
10. Trinkets Pale of the Moon
13. Zed and Two Naughts