Les Rallizes Dénudés - '77 Live
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1991 Ratings: #9
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August 15, 1991 / Release Date
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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
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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
#39 Of Jamal's Top 100 Favorite Albums

Ok it might be me
But i fucking love this to death

I never had this type of experience with noise in a while but when i first played on this i knew i was into something great but not this great
It like if Merzbow and Vampire Weekend made a album together
I fucking love this album
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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Track List

  1. Enter the Mirror
  2. Night of the Assassins
  3. Flames of Ice
  4. Memory is Distant
  5. Deeper Than the Night
  6. The Nights Collectors
  7. The Last One
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Added on: January 18, 2016