Major on every possible level. Not only do The OZ Tapes present one of the earliest sonic portraits of Les Rallizes Dénudés, it serves as an instant de-facto entry point into the band’s vast, unwieldy catalog. It also marks the first release sanctioned by The Last One Musique, an organization formed by band alumni and family in the wake of Mizutani’s passing in 2019 to oversee the issuing of all future archival material.
Swathed in an impenetrable fog of mystery and extremism, the Japanese group Les Rallizes Dénudés exist more as a myth than as a real band. But what is a real band anyways? Accounts […]