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Les Rallizes Dénudés' Three Albums To Be Reissued
Christian Eede , October 3rd, 2022 17:41

The Japanese band's records will be made available with newly remastered audio

The Japanese rock band Les Rallizes Dénudés' three albums are set to be reissued by Los Angeles-based label Temporal Drift.

The cult band only officially released three albums – '67-'69 Studio Et Live, Mizutani / Les Rallizes Dénudés and '77 Live – during their 30-year run together, with all of them made available on CD only in 1991. For Temporal Drift's reissues, all three records have been newly remastered by former Les Rallizes Dénudés member Makoto Kubota, and will be released across vinyl, CD and digital formats. The CD and digital releases are scheduled for November, while the vinyl will follow in early 2023.

Les Rallizes Dénudés formed at Kyoto's Doshisha University in 1967, and continued to perform until 1996 with many different members passing through the group during that run. They were led by frontman Takashi Mizutani, who passed away in 2019. The band's work was the subject of an archival collection from Temporal Drift earlier this year, called The Oz Tapes.

Temporal Drift will release '67-'69 Studio Et Live, Mizutani / Les Rallizes Dénudés and '77 Live on November 25, 2022.