Omar Rodríguez-López

Omar Rodríguez-López



Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López (born September 1, 1975) is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, writer, actor and film director. He is known for being the guitarist and band-leader of The Mars Volta from 2001 until their breakup in 2012, and is currently the guitarist for the alternative rock groups At the Drive-In, Antemasque and Bosnian Rainbows. He was also the bassist for the dub band De Facto. He has embarked on a solo career, both in studio and in concert, frequently described as experimental, avant-garde and/or progressive. He has collaborated with numerous artists spanning from John Frusciante to El-P.



Birth of a Ghost
Birth Of A Ghost is the forty-seventh album by Omar Rodríguez-López as a solo artist, released on May 5, 2017, the same day as the fourth At the Drive-In record, their first in 17 years.
Solid State Mercenaries
Solid State Mercenaries is an album by musical artist Omar Rodriguez Lopez, released on April 21, 2017.
Killing Tingled Lifting Retreat
Killing Tingled Lifting Retreat is an album by musical artist Omar Rodriguez Lopez, released on April 7, 2017.
A Lovejoy
A Lovejoy is the thirty-ninth studio album by Omar Rodríguez-López as a solo artist, released on December 30, 2016.

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Popular Albums50

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Live Album Appearances & References1

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Musical Groups5

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Minor Film Appearances & References4

Collaborators & Influencers11

Other Music-Related Relationships14

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Spotify - Albums31


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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2017
  –  December 28, 2017
Omar Abdel ... blues musician whose relationship with his adopted hometown was cemented by his hit recording of Robert Johnson’s “Sweet Home Chicago.” April 1. Ikutaro Kakehashi, 87. The Japanese engineer who pioneered digital music and founded ...
Randy Nunoo arrested for allegedly duping GHAMRO's client of GHC3,000.00
  –  December 27, 2017
Credible information gathered by indicates candidly that legendary Hi-life Musician, Randy Nunoo has been arrested by the Accra central Police for allegedly duping a client Of the Ghana Music Rights ... current led Rex Omar administration ...
Ebony Exposing Her Body To Sell Her Brand Makes Her Smart – Rex Omar
  –  December 27, 2017
Veteran musician, Rex Owusu Marfo aka Rex Omar has endorsed female dancehall/Afrobeats artist, Ebony Reigns’ brand of revealing parts of her body in most her performances at events and in her music videos. The Chairman of the Ghana Music Rights ...
GEA to provide world class entertainment
  –  December 20, 2017
The first event held in May, featuring the prominent Egyptian musician Omar Khairat, witnessed a huge turnout of music lovers and tickets were completely sold-out. Lebanese musician Michel Fadel amused his fans during a musical organized by the GEA at King ...
Egypt's famed musician Omar Khairat to perform in London for the first time
  –  December 17, 2017
Khairat has also arranged compositions by celebrated Egyptian musician Mohamed Abdel ... frequent performances with his Omar Khairat Group, which continues to fill concert halls to the brim. "Although I re-recorded my music in London, this will be the ...
California Sounds: 30 essential Los Angeles records of 2017
  –  December 15, 2017
This year a teenage Chicano romancer from Hawthorne named Omar Banos, just out of high school ... filtered through the mind of a ridiculously adept musician expertly schooled in the history of black music. Tokimonsta, “Lune Rouge” (Young God).
Artists boost Gaza’s morale with music, comedy
  –  December 11, 2017
Facebook/Omar El Qattaa Ziyad al-Qusbughli performs on ... which is keen to hear music,” Ismail Daoud, a well-known Palestinian musician and professor at the conservatory, told Al-Monitor. “The Edward Said Conservatory is the only institution ...
Adnan Sami and Omar Abdullah get into Twitter spat over Srinagar music concert
  –  October 8, 2017
I hope people have filled those seats now. For an evening they can let the music transport them to a more peaceful place — Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 7, 2017 The musician did not take this well. Bro ur a former CM..

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