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"Volume three of Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds series. Limited edition of 1000. Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds is a 13 month series of releases inspired by Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue D'Oiseaux. Beginning in January 2009 one volume of 13 Japanese Birds will be released each ...
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IMPREC236 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Featuring haunting cover art by Jenny Akita; the booklet includes a photo of Masami Akita standing on a bridge." (label info)
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IMPREC241 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Featuring "Requiem for the 259,000 quails culled at a farm in Toyohashi Part 1-3." Pictured in the liner notes is a stoic Masami Akita sitting on a rock." (label info)
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IMPREC245 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This 3CD set is culled from appearances on various compilations, ranging from the most obscure cassette releases, to long out of print gems on labels such as Blast First and Susan Lawly. This material spans an entire decade from 1991 to 2001 and as such, tells its own ...
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DPROMTCD75 | DIRTER PROMOTIONS

"Coma Berenices finds Merzbow mining father into rock like elements to make an album that takes in a droning rock like air, that's heavy with a doomy and sleek blackness." (LABEL INFO) special price
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VIVO2007029CD | VIVO

MERZBOW - GRAFT (LP)

"MERZBOW returns to COLD SPRING in blistering form - a sizzling new album length VINYL only limited edition (lime green, ltd x 400 copies) presented in an old-school 'bootleg' style cover and sealed with a sticker." (label info)
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CSR129LP | COLD SPRING

"For The Death Of Rave, Masami Akita aka Merzbow submits two petrifying pieces of psychedelic, technoid sturm und drang. Harking back to the feral attack and pulsing rhythmic disciplines of his early work (recently collected on V-o-D's excellent 'Lowest Music & Arts ...
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RAVE004 | THE DEATH OF RAVE

Artists were asked to use Merzbow's album Amlux as an instrument in an original composition. Remixers include: Jack Dangers, DJ Spooky, Luke Vibert, Alec Empire, Kawabata Makoto, Cornelius, Kid 606, Negativland, Nobukazu Takemura, Atom, Chicks On Speed, Experimental ...
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imprec-016 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

MERZBOW - KIBBUTZ (LP)

"Outstanding reissue, one of the best Merzbow albums ever made, originally released in 1983 on cassette by the Milanese label Adn, Kibbutz is a mlange of sounds made by Masami Akita aka Merzbow on drums, guitar and effects supported, in those years, by Kiyoshi Mizutani ...
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UMA030 | URASHIMA

"Along with the recent Pain Jerk/Incapacitants split CD and the upcoming Aaron Dilloway/Carlos Giffoni split LP, Live Destruction at No Fun 2007 manifests itself as an essential audio document of one of many striking performances at this year's festival. Often ...
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"This 10Lp-Set in a black varnished and silkscreened wooden Box is a comprehensive Anthology of the "Godfather of Noise" early works, carefully selected and mastered by Merzbow himself. Is there anything left to say about Mastermind Masami Akita alias Merzbow that ...
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VOD108 | VINYL-ON-DEMAND

The second 500 in a slim line jewelcase.
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VF042CD | VERY FRIENDLY

"Minazo is Merzbow's tribute to the beloved male elephant seal who lived life in captivity at a Tokyo aquarium. Masami Akita often visited the seal at the aquarium and was allowed to access Minazo behind the scenes. Minazo includes many photographs and an essay by ...
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IMPREC097 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This is the first record by absolute noise hero Masami Akita for Ukrainain label Quasi Pop. "Peace For Animals" presents 3 long pieces of ice-breaking analogue feedbacks over dense overdrive textures, some beasty, pulsing rhythmic elements on the background and ...
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QPOPCD049 | QUASI POP

"Edition of 1000 copies. total Merzbow genius, as you'd expect. Noisy and great. May 2008 recordings from Tokyo; Masami Akita on "noise and drums"." (label info)
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NOISE079 | NOISEVILLE

MERZBOW - ZARA (10")

"But Merzbow, now, he proof me right about Licht-ung I guess. I believe its not his first release on this label. Its been some time since I last heard Merzbow too actually, and perhaps for the very same reason as I didn't hear post rock or ambient house: maybe after a ...
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