Swimlane query to order "Everything Else" above all other swimlanes

This should be a feature. But it's not so I'm trying to figure out an alternative.

 

I have a board with one specific set of tasks defined by an epic that I want separate from all other tasks. Does anyone know how to write the query to capture everything else (epic and non-epic) so that I can effectively order "Everything Else" 

 

The problem I'm running into is that this query to capture everything else:

 

"Epic Link" not in ("EPIC1")

 

Only returns tickets that have epics that are not EPIC-1. I need a query that returns all tickets that have or do not have epics = EPIC-1. Essentially, how do I write a query that effectively does this:

 

"Epic Link" not in ("EPIC-1") or "Epic Link" null

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You can effectively create an "Everything Else" to move in priority above specific filters by using is empty and is not empty. For the example above:

 

"Epic Link" not in ("SERV-1") or "Epic Link" is empty

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