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#61 Alderetism

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:57 PM

Here's my Nocturniquet review from Our Vinyl.

http://ourvinyl.com/...-noctourniquet/

Rest assured that this review comes from a Coma member, so there's no wild inaccuracies or other annoying crap that usually plagues a Mars Volta album review. Whether you agree with my opinion or not is something else all together, but it was put together with thoughtfulness and love.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:00 PM

Yeah really disappointed with the RS review. Allmusic gave
It 3 stars (less than they gave octa...) and they mentioned almost nothing about the album. I usually go to Allmusic to find new music but that review is just bull shit. They lost credit in my book. I swear some of these critics didn't even listen to the album


Gotta say, that allmusic review had me confused as hell. The criticism levelled at the record seems really vague, and I just had to roll my eyes at the view of the reviewer that the only truly good moments of the record are those which sound like ATDI. Accusing the record of being 'overthought' also shows that the reviewer is trying to read too much into things, as Omar has said himself that much of the music for this album was laid down in just 1-2 takes (and the drum parts were essentially improvised on the spot). In addition, there is almost no mention of the increased prevalence of synths, the general lack of lead guitar (pretty notable stuff you would think), and not a single detailed description of any of the tracks' relative merits or otherwise. This is all the sort of stuff that you would normally expect from allmusic, and the fact that it is all missing from this review makes me think that Noct will be one of the albums subject to those re-evaluations that allmusic tends to do every few years.

Even if they do not see fit to increase the rating in later years, giving it a full star lower than Octa is just...wrong.

Edit: And now they have completely butchered the review, removing many of the more negative sentiments expressed, but rendering it even less informative than it was before. Really poor job, and disappointing coming from them.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:55 AM

Reviews:
http://www.theaquari...-noctourniquet/
http://www.virgin.co...--noctourniquet
http://www.thepolypo...19bb30f31a.html
http://www.clevescen...ent?oid=2934921
http://www.pinpointm...-noctourniquet/
http://www.progarchi...w.asp?id=707329
http://www.notreble....-noctourniquet/

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:48 AM

Here's my Nocturniquet review from Our Vinyl.

http://ourvinyl.com/...-noctourniquet/

Rest assured that this review comes from a Coma member, so there's no wild inaccuracies or other annoying crap that usually plagues a Mars Volta album review. Whether you agree with my opinion or not is something else all together, but it was put together with thoughtfulness and love.

Read this post and searched for a like button.

the tale of Solomon Grundy (no, not the comics villain)

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Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

#65 Dandelion

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:05 PM

More and more reviews
http://13thfloor.co....t-album-review/
http://www.myenterta...-noctourniquet/
http://www.elsewhere...niquet-warners/
http://www.wiux.org/...-noctourniquet/
http://recoilmag.com...ars-volta/1023/
http://www.thisisnot...-noctourniquet/
http://www.bitcandy....a/noctourniquet
http://www.idsnews.c...y.aspx?id=86562
http://www.louisvill...-noctourniquet/
http://concerttour.o...ctourniquet.php
http://mishkanyc.com...-noctourniquet/
http://thenewphilade...the-mars-volta/

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:18 PM

So I guess it's safe to say that Pitchfork have just given up on TMV...

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:07 AM

The best way to experience Noctourniquet is the throw away the lyric sheet and let the music wash over you…repeatedly.


wHAAAT???

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:16 AM

(from http://www.elsewhere...rniquet-warners)
Fans however have given this big ups. But they are fans. The more critical or casual listener might hear it otherwise.

I sure do.

ah. fans are fans. so our opinion doesn't count. shame on you, graham.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 05:41 AM

...or they might not and you are just an idiot :/

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 05:54 AM

No he is right, people dont like TMV, people are idiots.
Most people will leave if you play them too much TMV, i could play TMV all day and my cat wont leave = cats are better than people.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 02:56 PM

No he is right, people dont like TMV, people are idiots.
Most people will leave if you play them too much TMV, i could play TMV all day and my cat wont leave = cats are better than people.

so true, guys. they're just silly ignorants!!! haha

my cat appreciates TMV too, srly, although she always farts when i play tourniquet man (jk, she also farts without music on, haha, and it's disgusting!). truth is she enjoys all kinds of music, even the horrible things that my boyfriend listens to, except for one particular song by devendra banhart which she cannot stand for some stupid reason (i guess the drums or...). i used to have a parakeet when i was a child and -no kidding- she ALWAYS danced the song "EVERYBOOOOODY YEAAAAHHHHH" by the backstreet boys (she moved constantly from one side of her bar to the other and sang along). how does your cat react to different music, yavimaya???

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 04:39 AM

More reviews are in!
http://americanafter...-noctourniquet/
http://www.cavalierd...-martians-list/
http://themusic.com....the-mars-volta/
http://providence.th...-noctourniquet/

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:40 AM

No he is right, people dont like TMV, people are idiots.
Most people will leave if you play them too much TMV, i could play TMV all day and my cat wont leave = cats are better than people.

so true, guys. they're just silly ignorants!!! haha

my cat appreciates TMV too, srly, although she always farts when i play tourniquet man (jk, she also farts without music on, haha, and it's disgusting!). truth is she enjoys all kinds of music, even the horrible things that my boyfriend listens to, except for one particular song by devendra banhart which she cannot stand for some stupid reason (i guess the drums or...). i used to have a parakeet when i was a child and -no kidding- she ALWAYS danced the song "EVERYBOOOOODY YEAAAAHHHHH" by the backstreet boys (she moved constantly from one side of her bar to the other and sang along). how does your cat react to different music, yavimaya???



My cat loves all music equally, it puts her into a dream like state, much like before the music started playing, although to be honest if its anything too loud or sudden then it startles her and she lazily looks up at me before being put back into a dream state.
Your cat cant help farting, poor kitty doesnt deserve to be hated for that :(

Devendra Banhart rocks! i imagine its "Little yellow spider" where he sounds like a goat that your cat doesnt like.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:15 PM

No he is right, people dont like TMV, people are idiots.
Most people will leave if you play them too much TMV, i could play TMV all day and my cat wont leave = cats are better than people.

so true, guys. they're just silly ignorants!!! haha

my cat appreciates TMV too, srly, although she always farts when i play tourniquet man (jk, she also farts without music on, haha, and it's disgusting!). truth is she enjoys all kinds of music, even the horrible things that my boyfriend listens to, except for one particular song by devendra banhart which she cannot stand for some stupid reason (i guess the drums or...). i used to have a parakeet when i was a child and -no kidding- she ALWAYS danced the song "EVERYBOOOOODY YEAAAAHHHHH" by the backstreet boys (she moved constantly from one side of her bar to the other and sang along). how does your cat react to different music, yavimaya???



My cat loves all music equally, it puts her into a dream like state, much like before the music started playing, although to be honest if its anything too loud or sudden then it startles her and she lazily looks up at me before being put back into a dream state.
Your cat cant help farting, poor kitty doesnt deserve to be hated for that :(

Devendra Banhart rocks! i imagine its "Little yellow spider" where he sounds like a goat that your cat doesnt like.

a dream state, huh?
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btw i found out that my cat farts when i grab her by her stomach :( poor thing. i don't hate her, it's just that i... cannot... breath...
the disturbing song is "i feel just like a child", haha, i guess she doesn't like the drums in it. when she wakes up from her siesta i'll put on "little yellow spider" to see how she reacts. she better like it!

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:15 PM

http://www.cavalierd...-martians-list/
underage employment?

OMG, did you guys read this comment?

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April 20, 2012 at 1:14 am
I totally agree with your review man. I once heard a song by The Mars Volters and I was like wtf this isnt even musik! ahhaha!! x

But like ther singer is weird and guitars are all wrong wow just wish some of these weirdos would listen to sum good old Nickelback <3 x and I mean come on their music is only about drugs!!! Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

ANyway dont listen to the haterss! U write pretty good reviews I mean its not like this band deserved any more than a few lines?? hah! Nickelback rules!!

Nickelback Fan1997 Peace out.

he must go to school with the review writer. 1997 generation.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:22 PM

http://www.cavalierd...-martians-list/
underage employment?

OMG, did you guys read this comment?

Nickelback Fan1997 says:
April 20, 2012 at 1:14 am
I totally agree with your review man. I once heard a song by The Mars Volters and I was like wtf this isnt even musik! ahhaha!! x

But like ther singer is weird and guitars are all wrong wow just wish some of these weirdos would listen to sum good old Nickelback <3 x and I mean come on their music is only about drugs!!! Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

ANyway dont listen to the haterss! U write pretty good reviews I mean its not like this band deserved any more than a few lines?? hah! Nickelback rules!!

Nickelback Fan1997 Peace out.

he must go to school with the review writer. 1997 generation.



LOL man, that's posted by a coma member too, he mentioned it on facebook just for the lols, don't take it seriously =) :biggrin:

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:23 PM

It's kinda ironic that this kid writes how "their music is only about drugs" and then...

Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

What the hell does this even supposed to mean? :laugh:

EDIT: ah well I see now

#78 sireres

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:10 PM

http://www.cavalierd...-martians-list/
underage employment?

OMG, did you guys read this comment?

Nickelback Fan1997 says:
April 20, 2012 at 1:14 am
I totally agree with your review man. I once heard a song by The Mars Volters and I was like wtf this isnt even musik! ahhaha!! x

But like ther singer is weird and guitars are all wrong wow just wish some of these weirdos would listen to sum good old Nickelback <3 x and I mean come on their music is only about drugs!!! Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

ANyway dont listen to the haterss! U write pretty good reviews I mean its not like this band deserved any more than a few lines?? hah! Nickelback rules!!

Nickelback Fan1997 Peace out.

he must go to school with the review writer. 1997 generation.



LOL man, that's posted by a coma member too, he mentioned it on facebook just for the lols, don't take it seriously =) :biggrin:

oh, cool then. ya know, after the review it sounded normal.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:34 AM

I incited people on #themarsvolta2012 to make fun of that review, I left a comment too but it was light compared to the others haha

Three more reviews
http://www.glidemaga...mars-volta.html
http://www.thelineof...-noctourniquet/
http://www.newsrecor...iumphant_return

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:22 PM

I incited people on #themarsvolta2012 to make fun of that review, I left a comment too but it was light compared to the others haha

:smile:
well done, what a childish review that was.




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