Ozit is an independent UK label that was formed in 1996 by Chris Hewitt and Dave Edwards. It incorporates Roach Records, Ozit Records, and the American label Morpheus Records. The label specializes in releasing rarities of artists from the 1960s to 1980s, although the legality of some releases, particularly those related to Joy Division, is disputed.
With its origins in Northwich, Cheshire, Ozit has established itself as a prominent player in the music industry. Led by Chris Hewitt and Dave Edwards, the label brings together various record labels including Roach Records and Ozit Records. Additionally, it acquired Morpheus Records from Darl Morgan based in America.
Ozit focuses on unearthing rare gems from artists spanning three decades - the 1960s to 1980s. Their catalog boasts an impressive collection of musical treasures that have been long sought after by enthusiasts worldwide. However, it's worth noting that certain releases have faced legal disputes due to their association with Joy Division.
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