Les Rallizes Dénudés - '77 Live
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1991 Ratings: #7
August 15, 1991 / Release Date
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EMR
96
A career time-spanning of thirty years and no studio album highlighted the elusive path of obscure japanese noise/psychedelic rock band Les Rallizes Dénudés. It comes as no surprise that the output's essential effort is a tremendous live recording that took place in a small venue in their home-country. Fronted by god-like cult guitarist, singer and songwriter Takashi Mizutani, Les Rallizes Dénudés have stayed long enough in the shades of the forgotten underground ... read more
siberianbreaks
82
At the time, Les Rallizes Dénudés were probably the most mysterious band in the underground scene in Japan during their 30 years of existence. They've never released a complete studio album and yet they're highly regarded as some of the greatest innovators in noise rock. A simple, live album defines their career and it couldn't be more deserving because '77 Live is quite possibly the greatest guitar album ever. Each song is incredibly simple with them revolving around an ... read more
morningsbell
77
Music such radically experimental often falls under either godly genius or complete bullshit. The musicians of this type of music are masters at creating, or rather living, their own enigma. That very enigma is dangerously charming to the most passionate music lovers, so dangerous that many might have mistaken their lack of understanding of such music in the favor of that music's status. '77 Live itself is undoubtedly an intense experience, but due to recording limits, the power of its sound is ... read more
Farlov
92
oooh the wonders of discovering weird shit like this and loving every bit of it
nullsethope
100
What’s with Japan and having some of the best live albums of all time? This is insanity. Definitely not for everyone and might be off-putting at first, but holy shit. They have 98.12.28, this, Soul’s True Love, what more could you ask for? If you’re a music nerd, this is a must-listen.
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