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Merzbow

Merzbow/Oren Ambarchi: Cat's Squirrel
Merzbow/Oren Ambarchi: Cat's Squirrel

1 CD / / 2013-11-19

Artists: Merzbow/Oren Ambarchi

Japanese noise master Masami Akita (aka Merzbow) and Australian experimental sound artist Oren Ambarchi have been affiliates and collaborators since the early '90s, but Cat's Squirrel represents their...continue...
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Merzbow: Kookaburra
Merzbow: Kookaburra

1 CD / / 2013-11-19

Artists: Merzbow
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Merzbow: Kibako [Deluxe Edition Box Set] [Box]
Merzbow: Kibako [Deluxe Edition Box Set] [Box]

1 CD / Rustblade / 2012-12-11

Tracks: Nigatsu Nijuugonichi; Operation Musashi; Askayama Shitamoeru; Kikoezu Mori; Lokijikan; FFF; BBB; Ststst; [Untitled]
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemihouse (01/2012-08/2012).

Endlessly prolific, unrelentingly harsh, and more streamlined in a singular vision than most artists could even conceive of, Japanese noise...continue...
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Merzbow: Kibako [Limited Edition Box Set]
Merzbow: Kibako [Limited Edition Box Set]

2 CD / Rustblade / 2012-12-11

Tracks: Nigatsu Nijuugonichi; Operation Musashi; Askayama Shitamoeru; Kikoezu Mori (0303); Lokijikan; Fff; Bbb; Ststst
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemihouse (01/2012-08/2012).

Endlessly prolific, unrelentingly harsh, and more streamlined in a singular vision than most artists could even conceive of, Japanese noise...continue...
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Merzbow/Richard Pinhas/Wolf Eyes: Victoriaville Mai 2011 [Digipak]
Merzbow/Richard Pinhas/Wolf Eyes: Victoriaville Mai 2011 [Digipak]

1 CD / Victo / 2012-11-06

Tracks: Victoriaville Mai 2011; Victoriaville Mai 2011 - Encore
Artists: Merzbow/Richard Pinhas/Wolf Eyes

Recording information: Victoriaville (05/20/2011)....continue...
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Merzbow: Lop Lop
Merzbow: Lop Lop

1 CD / Rustblade / 2011-12-20

Tracks: Canaanda; My Voice At the Pace of Drifting Clouds; EQ
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemihouse (03/2011-07/2011)....continue...
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Merzbow: Camouflage
Merzbow: Camouflage

1 CD / Essence Music / 2011-08-16

Artists: Merzbow
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Merzbow/Richard Pinhas: Rhizome
Merzbow/Richard Pinhas: Rhizome

1 CD / Cuneiform Records / 2011-05-31

Tracks: Rhizome 1-010011010011011; Rhizome 2-100101000111010; Rhizome 3-001101010011001; Rhizome 4-110100100010000; Rhizome Encore-0110101011; Bonus Material
Artists: Merzbow/Richard Pinhas
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Pt. 13: Chabo
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Pt. 13: Chabo

1 CD / Important Records / 2010-01-25

Tracks: Resurrection
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo (11/2009).

Chabo is the 13th and final recording in Masami Akita's (aka Merzbow) powerful monthly series 13 Japanese Birds, which began in January of ...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 11: Shirasagi
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 11: Shirasagi

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-11-23

Tracks: Transformed Into Food; Once the Human Meat is Done, Cut it Up and Mix With the Vegetable Curry; Dismemberment of Nature; Chained
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo (09/2009)....continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 10: Niwatori
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 10: Niwatori

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-11-23

Tracks: [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo (08/2009)....continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 9: Hyodori
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 9: Hyodori

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-09-28

Tracks: Hiyodon; Across the Earth; Purple Triangle
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo (07/2009).

For those who have followed Masami Aktita's (aka Merzbow) career, his animal activism and respect for the natural world have been well docu...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 8: Kokuchov
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 8: Kokuchov

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-08-31

Tracks: Mesmerism; Black Swan; Colored Rain; Ushiwaka 2
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo, Japan (06/2009).

Kokuchov is Merzbow's eighth volume in the 13 Japanese Birds series, a collection of recordings that underscores his commitment to t...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 7: Kujakubato
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 7: Kujakubato

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-08-24

Tracks: Wind of Pain; Pigeon Walk, Pt. 1; Pigeon Walk, Pt. 2; Dove Festival; Bird Droppings On Your Head
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: 05/2009.

Masami Akita (aka Merzbow) is as well-known as an environmental activist as he is a creator of powerful and extreme music. 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 7 (subtitled K...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 6
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 6

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-07-06

Tracks: Bird Killer Govenor Ishihara Deserves to Die; Wilderness in Akasaka; Heresy
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo (04/2009)....continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds,Vol. 5: Uzura
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds,Vol. 5: Uzura

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-06-01

Tracks: Requiem for the 259,000 Quails Culled at a Farm in Toyohashi, Pt. 1; Requiem for the 259,000 Quails Culled at a Farm in Toyohashi, Pt. 2; Requiem for the 259,000 Quails Culled at a Farm in Toyohashi,...
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo (03/2009).

Uzura is the fifth volume in 13 Japanese Birds, the 2009 series of monthly recordings by Masami Akita -- aka Merzbow. The uzura is, in Engl...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 4
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 4

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-04-27

Tracks: Argus; Stone the Crows; Morgue
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo, Japan (02/2009)....continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 3
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 3

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-03-30

Tracks: Black Headed Gull; February 2002; Angel of the Odd, The
Artists: Merzbow

Merzbow: Masami Akita.

Recording information: Munemi House, Tokyo, Japan (09/2009).

Masami Akita shows no signs of reeling back his legendary noise. 13 JAPANESE BIRDS VOL. 3's three song...continue...
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Merzbow/Richard Pinhas: Keio Line
Merzbow/Richard Pinhas: Keio Line

2 CD / Cuneiform Records / 2009-03-12

Tracks: Tokyo Electric Guerilla; Ikebukuro: Tout le Monde Descend!; Shibuya AKS; Merzdon/Heldow Kills Animal Killers; Chaos Line; Fuck the Power (And Fuck Global Players)
Artists: Merzbow/Richard Pinhas

Personnel: Merzbow (synthesizer); Richard Pinhas (guitar, loops).

Audio Remixer: Duncan Pinhas.

Recording information: Peace Music Studio (10/25/2007-10/26/2007).

The pairing of F...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 2: Owl
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 2: Owl

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-03-02

Tracks: Gorosukehoukou; Variation, No. 1; Variation, No. 2; Noritsukehousei
Artists: Merzbow

Personnel: Merzbow (various instruments, synthesizer, computer, sound effects); Masami Akita (computer).

Few people can dispute the honorific "King of Noise" when discussing the work of Merzbow...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 1
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 1

1 CD / Important Records / 2009-02-02

Tracks: Red Bird of Summer, Pt. 1; Fandangos in Space; Toti Uta; Red Bird of Summer, Pt. 2
Artists: Merzbow

Into his third decade as the undisputed "King of Noise," Masami Akita's (Merzbow) activities as an internationally-acclaimed experimental musician, sound artist, author, and activist show no signs of ...continue...
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Merzbow: Rainbow Electronics II
Merzbow: Rainbow Electronics II

1 CD / Dexter's Cigar / 2009-01-12

Tracks: 21.42; 9.28; 11.30; 5.19; 9.54; 8.20; 6.20; 2.26
Artists: Merzbow

Personnel: Masami Akita (tapes, sound effects).

Audio Mixer: Masami Akita.

Recording information: Hertogenbosch (1987-1990); Nijmegen, The Netherlands (1987-1990); Tokyo, Japan (1987-199...continue...
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Merzbow: Eucalypse
Merzbow: Eucalypse

1 CD / Cobraside / 2008-09-30

Artists: Merzbow

Limited to 1000 copies in a handcrafted, screenprinted wooden box with a swiveling lid! Also includes 4 full-color cards....continue...
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Merzbow: Dolphin Sonar [Slipcase]
Merzbow: Dolphin Sonar [Slipcase]

1 CD / Important Records / 2008-08-26

Tracks: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3
Artists: Merzbow

Merzbow: Masami Akita.

Merzbow mastermind Masami Akita has long immersed himself in animal rights causes, and DOLPHIN SONAR, the latest in a long line of animal-themed releases, is a three-trac...continue...
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Merzbow: Higanbana
Merzbow: Higanbana

1 CD / Vivo / 2008-02-19

Tracks: Cluster Amaryllis; Black Shiny Feather; Path with No End
Artists: Merzbow

An hour with king of noise....continue...
Personnel: Masami Akita (computer).

Recording information: Bedroom, Tokyo, Japan (10/2007)....continue...
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Merzbow: Coma Berenices
Merzbow: Coma Berenices

1 CD / Vivo / 2007-05-29

Tracks: Earth Worms; Dark Stars; Alishan; Silky Feather; Revenge on Humanity
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Bedroom, Tokyo, Japan (01/2007)....continue...
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Merzbow: Synth Destruction
Merzbow: Synth Destruction

1 CD / Important Records / 2007-04-30

Tracks: Synth Destruction
Artists: Merzbow

Personnel: Merzbow (sound effects); Carlos Giffoni (Moog synthesizer).

Recording information: SuperDeluxe, Tokyo, Japan (09/25/2006)....continue...
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Merzbow: Part.1-Part.4
Merzbow: Part.1-Part.4

1 CD / Important Records / 2007-04-02

Tracks: Part.1; Part.2; Part.3; Part.4
Artists: Merzbow
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Merzbow: Minazo, Vol. 1
Merzbow: Minazo, Vol. 1

1 CD / Important Records / 2006-06-27

Tracks: Land of Sea Mammal; Sea Breeze; Voices From the Sea; Destructive Funeral
Artists: Merzbow

The "tender" side of Merzbow? Not exactly, but close. Minazo is not only the name of an album by Masami Akita (Merzbow), it was the name of an elephant seal who passed away in a Japanese Aquarium in 2...continue...
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Merzbow: Merzbuta
Merzbow: Merzbuta

1 CD / Important Records / 2005-10-04

Tracks: Track One; Track Two; Track Three; Track Four; Track Five
Artists: Merzbow

Merzbow's back (you knew he would be) with another release in the popular Merz series on Important Records. This time Masami Akita has returned with...continue...
Merzbow: Masami Akita (synthesizer, laptop)....continue...
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Merzbow: Sphere
Merzbow: Sphere

1 CD / Tzadik Records / 2005-04-26

Tracks: Sphere: Part 1; Sphere: Part 2; Sphere: Part 3; Untitled For Vasteras
Artists: Merzbow

Merzbow: Masami Akita.

Personnel: Masami Akita (percussion, computer).

Recording information: Bedroom, Tokyo, Japan (10/2004-11/2004); Living Room, Tokyo, Japan (10/2004-11/2004).
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Merzbow: Rondo/7 Phases/Blowback
Merzbow: Rondo/7 Phases/Blowback

1 CD / Espace / 2004-07-13

Tracks: Rondo; 7 Phases; Blowback
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Anechoic Studios, San Francisco, CA (2003-2004); Bedroom, Tokyo, Japan (2003-2004).

Masami Akita's willingness to collaborate with artists whose aesthetics lie far from h...continue...
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Merzbow: Venereology [PA]
Merzbow: Venereology [PA]

1 CD / Release Records / 2004-03-16

Tracks: Ananga-Ranga; Klo Ken Phantasie; I Lead You Towards Glorious Times - (live); Slave New Desart
Artists: Merzbow

Composer: Masami Akita.

Audio Mixer: Masami Akita.

Recording information: Yaneura II (01/1994-02/1994); ZSF Produkt Studio (01/1994-02/1994); ZSF Produkt Studo (01/1994-02/1994).

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Merzbow: V
Merzbow: V

1 CD / Victo / 2003-06-10

Tracks: V
Artists: Merzbow

Recording information: Festival International De Musique Actuelle De Victoriav (05/20/2002).

Photographer: Martin Morissette.

V is the concert (a world premiere) Merzbow and Pan sonic pl...continue...
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Masami Akita/Russell Haswell: Satanstornade
Masami Akita/Russell Haswell: Satanstornade

1 CD / Warp / 2002-11-26

Tracks: Fend Off Your Miserable Grief; Unlock the Mysteries of the Sun; Track 5; Testicular Fortitude
Artists: Masami Akita/Russell Haswell

Recording information: The Abbey, London, England (06/14/1999).

Editor: Russell Haswell....continue...
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Merzbow: Merzbeat [Digipak]
Merzbow: Merzbeat [Digipak]

1 CD / Important Records / 2002-09-16

Tracks: Promotion Man; Forgotten Land; Shadow Barbarian - (Song mix); Tadpole; Looping Jane - (Beat mix); Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; U...
Artists: Merzbow

The title says it all: Merzbeat is beat-oriented Merzbow music. That is, extreme noise mayhem backed by or shaped as rhythmic patterns. Masami Akita produced similar albums before, the most noteworthy...continue...
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Merzbow: Dharma
Merzbow: Dharma

1 CD / Double H Noise / 2001-09-04

Tracks: I'm Coming to the Garden... No Sound, No Memory; Akashiman; Piano Space for Marima Kitty; Frozen Guitars and Sunloop/7e 802: Frozen Guitars And Sunloop / 7e 802
Artists: Merzbow

Merzbow: Masami Akita.

Cult Japanese noise artist Masami Akita (aka Merzbow) has previously worked with guitars and tape loops, but on this release he utilizes a laptop to sample and distort a ...continue...
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Merzbow: 1930
Merzbow: 1930

1 CD / Tzadik Records / 1998-05-19

Tracks: Intro; 1930; Munchen; Degradation of Tapes; Iron, Glass, Blocks and White Lights
Artists: Merzbow

Merzbow: Masami Akita (synthesizer, electronics, tapes).

Recording information: ZSF Produkit, Tokoyo.

Photographer: Wild Don Lewis .

There's a wider variety of unexpected sounds t...continue...
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Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds in a Bag [Bonus CD] [Box Set] [Box]
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds in a Bag [Bonus CD] [Box Set] [Box]

14 CD / Important Records /

Artists: Merzbow
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