Big Sir vocalist, Air collaborator and solo artist Lisa Papineau lends her haunting voice to a pair of songs on a brand new album by the Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez Lopez.
It seems like the axe-wielding afro'd wonder churns out a new album a week, but if they keep being as good as his latest, Cizaña De Los Amores, then we'll have no choice but to keep covering.
Only a month ago, Rodriguez Lopez unveiled Tychozorente, his groundbreaking collaboration with Low End Theory DJ Nobody. This one seems like a choice reintroduction to Papineau, who gets gorgeously tangled up in all that dooming piano, ethereal haze and apocalyptic guitar work.
Listen below. Tracks 1 ("Soledad y Silencio") and 7 ("Nada de Amor") feature Papineau. The album also features singer Ximena Sariñana Rivera, Mars Volta bassist Juan Alderete De La Peña and guitarist Marcel Rodriguez Lopez.
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Also, catch Papineau performing her own song, "Rainmaker" with drummers Chris Tsagakis (Rx Bandits) and Michael Morgan for the Sargent House Glassroom Sessions:
And a stunning, hushed rendition of the unreleased "Sorry I Cannot English," apparently recorded after complaints from a neighbor shut down the dual drummers.