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Omar Rodriguez Lopez & Jeremy Michael Ward
Studio album by Omar Rodríguez-López
Released June 10, 2008
Recorded May 2001
Genre Musique concrèteexperimentalnoise musicambient
Length 45:38
Label Infrasonic Sound
Producer Omar Rodríguez-López
Omar Rodríguez-López solo chronology
Calibration (Is Pushing Luck and Key Too Far)


Omar Rodriguez-Lopez & Jeremy Michael Ward


Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fungus


Omar Rodríguez-López chronology
The Bedlam in Goliath


Omar Rodriguez-Lopez & Jeremy Michael Ward




Omar Rodriguez Lopez & Jeremy Michael Ward is a collaboration between Omar Rodríguez-López and the late Jeremy Michael Ward. It was recorded in May 2001 during the interim period following the demise of At the Drive-Inand the formation of The Mars Volta and originally available only to friends and members of the band in minidiscformat. Approximately 200 copies were originally produced. Ward died on May 25, 2003, and the collaborative album was finally released publicly on June 10, 2008. It features manipulated and processed sounds drawn from field recordings of various objects, activities, and people.[1]

Track listing[edit][]

  1. "Sounder of Tame Swine" – 2:44
  2. "A Tightrope Supports Our Festering" – 2:11
  3. "Salvo" – 14:19
  4. "Impoverished Beliefs" – 3:28
  5. "Heathrow Waltz" – 2:07
  6. "Swell the Ranks" – 3:45
  7. "Gidi Prime" – 4:25
  8. "Swiss Armor Tank" – 2:10
  9. "Improvised Beliefs" – 5:17
  10. "Host to Fairweather Friends" – 2:49
  11. "Untitled" – 2:30

Release history[edit][]

Region Date Label
United States June 10, 2008 Infrasonic Sound
Europe July 14, 2008 Willie Anderson Recordings