December 4, 2005

It's a shakedown, so count from one to three

If you believe everything you read on the internet... and why not... Ozma is in the process of reuniting. Ozma is about as fun of a band as I have ever listened to, which is why I'd have to put them as my unofficial 2nd or 3rd mostest favoritest band evers (according to hardcore statistical analysis). That's why the day they broke up tranformed me into the brooding husk of a man you've come to know and/or love, and thats why on this day or reconciliation, I rejoice, and emerge from my cocoon of darkness and hate as a glorious and beautiful butterfly.

Or at least, I'm a bit relieved.

This almost certainly is bad news for the musical phoenix that rose from Ozma's ahes, Yes Dear, featuring guitarists Jose Galvez and Ryen Slegr. Most expect that if and when Ozma gets back in business that Yes Dear would either reform or dismantle.

MP3 - Yes Dear - Orion

But for an Ozma reunion? I'd say it's worth it. The band (minus drummer Pat Edwards) played a 6 song set last night in West Hollywood, CA under the pseudonym "Irregardless". April is supposedly the official month of return, complete with new material and hopefully a new album. Here's a demo version of the "new" song they played when they opened for The Wrens last night, which until this wonderful news came to light looked doomed to remain unpolished and unreleased.

MP3 Ozma - D Song (Demo)

And here's a nice soundtrack for your celebration.

MP3 Ozma - Flight of the Bootymaster
MP3 Ozma - Domino Effect

Posted by dts at December 4, 2005 4:51 PM

Is this heaven? No, it's Ozma.

Posted by: Chris at December 7, 2005 12:42 PM

I found this in my Myspace bulletin board. It's an official press release from Ozma, and I swear it's legit. Go check "" if you don't believe me


WE: Star Wick, Ryen Slegr, Jose Galvez, and Daniel Brummel, do hereby declare our full and true intention to reform, reunite, and otherwise reanimate the rock group OZMA. Manning the drum kit for this incarnation of OZMA will be Kenn Shane, formerly of Addison. After rehearsing and working on new material since September 2005, we will play our first reunited concert on Sunday, March 12th 2006 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, CA. Tickets to this concert will be made available on January 14th, 2006. Announcements regarding future OZMA releases and tours will henceforth be made at our official website

Ryen, Daniel, Star, Kenn & Jose

Posted by: Paco at January 9, 2006 4:15 PM
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