On June 23, 2009.

On June 23, 2009, “Warner Bros” label released “Octahedron”, the fifth Mars Volta album. It was recorded 2007 – 2008, at “99 Sutton Street” in New York City, and was produced by Omar Rodríguez-López.


  • Omar Rodríguez-López– guitar, synthesizers, drum machine, direction, arrangements
  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala– vocals, lyrics
  • John Frusciante– guitar
  • Juan Alderete– bass guitar
  • Thomas Pridgen– drums
  • Marcel Rodríguez-López– keyboards, synthesizers, mellotron, percussion
  • Mark Aanderud– additional piano
  • Jeremy Michael Ward- intro recording
  • Omar Rodríguez-López, Isaiah Abolin, Lars Stalfors, Shaun Sullivan – recording
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Noah Goldstein, Lee Foster – mixing assistant
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Jeff Jordan– original artwork
  • Sonny Kay– layout, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Cedric Bixler-Zavala, all music by Omar Rodríguez-López.

  1. Since We’ve Been Wrong
  2. Teflon
  3. Halo of Nembutals
  4. With Twilight as My Guide
  5. Cotopaxi
  6. Copernicus
  7. Luciforms


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