Enter the Mars Volta
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Frances the Mute. The Warriors
Relationship of CommandRelationship of Command
White Pony,Kid A
Tremulant EPDe-loused in the ComatoriumFrances the Mute Billboard
Frances the Mutetimes-running-out!
Bedlam of Goliath AmputechtureFrances
That Obscure Object of Desire
José Vadi is an award-winning poet, playwright, and essayist living in Oakland, California. His writing has most recently appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, HOLD: a journal, McSweeney's and Catapult.
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