2017
Muen
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AlbumApr 7, 2017

Muen

Muen is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician …
Muen is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was released by Sound+Matter on their Sores imprint on April 17, 2017. The album was inspired by the concepts of muen, kugai and raku as written about by the Japanese historian Yoshihiko Amino.
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2012
Merzphysics
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AlbumApr 25, 2012

Merzphysics

Merzphysics is a box set album by the Japanese noise musician …
Merzphysics is a box set album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow, it is composed of previously unreleased recordings from 1993–95. The set focuses on pure noise from before the introduction of synthesizers and other electronic instruments. The noise is described as being linked to grindcore, having a sense of speed, and was recorded live to cassette. Merzphysics can be considered to be a sequel to Merzbient, which also features unreleased vintage cassette recordings.
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2011
Klatter
AlbumFeb 23, 2011

Klatter

Klatter is the third collaborative studio album and sixth …
Klatter is the third collaborative studio album and sixth release by the Japanese experimental rock band Boris and Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The album features re-recorded versions of "Akuma no Uta" and "Naki Kyoku" from Akuma no Uta, and a cover of "Jane-Session" by the German progressive rock group Jane. It was originally planned for release on Troubleman Unlimited in 2007 under the unconfirmed title Mellow Peak, but for unknown reasons it did not happen.
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2008
SYR8: Andre Sider Af Sonic Youth
AlbumJul 28, 2008

SYR8: Andre Sider Af Sonic Youth

SYR8: Andre Sider af Sonic …
SYR8: Andre Sider af Sonic Youth is a live album by Sonic Youth with Mats Gustafsson and Merzbow. It was the eighth release in the SYR series. It was released on July 28, 2008. The album was recorded on July 1, 2005 at the Roskilde Festival. The album title is in Danish and means "Other sides of Sonic Youth".
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Eucalypse
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AlbumJul 21, 2008

Eucalypse

Eucalypse is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Eucalypse is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The title is a combination of apocalypse and eucalyptus. Masami Akita was made aware of the problems caused by Eucalyptus globulus trees in India by the label owner. Akita considers ecology and animal rights to be closely related.
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2007
Rock Dream
AlbumNov 2, 2007

Rock Dream

Rock Dream is a collaborative live album between Japanese …
Rock Dream is a collaborative live album between Japanese band Boris and Japan noise musician Merzbow.
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Walrus / Groon
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AlbumMay 1, 2007

Walrus / Groon

Walrus/Groon is a collaborative 12" EP between the Japanese …
Walrus/Groon is a collaborative 12" EP between the Japanese experimental doom band Boris and Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was first sold at the 2007 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
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2006
F.I.D.
AlbumAug 7, 2006

F.I.D.

F.I.D. is a double album by the Japanese noise musician …
F.I.D. is a double album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The title stands for "Fur Is Dead", although this is not printed anywhere on the actual album. According to the inlay, £1 from each unit sold of this album is donated to PETA. "Seitaka" and "Kongara" are the names of the two attendants of Fudō-myōō, a personification of Dainichi Buddha.
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Black Bone, Part 5
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AlbumMar 23, 2006

Black Bone, Part 5

Black Bone, Part 5 is a single track EP by the Japanese noise …
Black Bone, Part 5 is a single track EP by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It is a 5" CD with silver only on the inner 3". It is packaged in a plastic tray in a sealed antistatic bag. It was originally included in the special edition of Turmeric, but some were made available separately.
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Turmeric
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AlbumMar 23, 2006

Turmeric

Turmeric is a box set album by the Japanese noise musician …
Turmeric is a box set album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It marks Merzbow's return to using metals and feedback since switching to computers. The album art depicts Masami Akita's pet Silkie chickens, which have black skin and bones. They are also referred to on Animal Magnetism and Higanbana.
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Bloody Sea
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AlbumJan 1, 2006

Bloody Sea

Bloody Sea is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Bloody Sea is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It is the first Merzbow album released by Vivo Records. The album is a protest against Japanese whaling, which is done under the guise of scientific research.
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2005
Sun Baked Snow Cave
AlbumOct 11, 2005

Sun Baked Snow Cave

Sun Baked Snow Cave is a collaborative album between …
Sun Baked Snow Cave is a collaborative album between Japanese experimental doom band Boris and Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The album consists of a single track that clocks in at over an hour in length. The album artwork was done by Sunn O))) member and regular Hydra Head designer Stephen O'Malley.
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Sphere
AlbumApr 26, 2005

Sphere

Sphere is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Sphere is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. "Untitled for Vasteras" is a recreation of a live set performed at the Perspectives jazz festival in Västerås, Sweden in October 2004. The original live recording appears on Houjoue as "Rising Sun".
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Merzbuddha
AlbumMar 16, 2005

Merzbuddha

Merzbuddha is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Merzbuddha is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The album was inspired by dub and contains "deep bass riffs, electronic vibes and beats." In July 2012, Merzbuddha Variations was released, featuring outtakes from the Merzbuddha sessions. The track "Marz02" had been posted on SoundCloud six months earlier.
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2003
Animal Magnetism
AlbumJul 1, 2003

Animal Magnetism

Animal Magnetism is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Animal Magnetism is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The cover depicts Masami Akita's pet silkie chickens. Pier 39 is a pier in San Francisco taken over by sea lions.
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Live CBGB's NYC 1998
AlbumJun 9, 2003

Live CBGB's NYC 1998

Live CBGB's NYC 1998 is a live album by the German digital …
Live CBGB's NYC 1998 is a live album by the German digital hardcore pioneer Alec Empire and the Japanese noise artist Merzbow. It was recorded on November 4, 1998, at the Digital Hardcore Festival at CBGB's in New York City and was released by Digital Hardcore Recordings in 2003.
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2002
Satanstornade
AlbumNov 25, 2002

Satanstornade

Satanstornade is a studio album by Masami Akita and Russell …
Satanstornade is a studio album by Masami Akita and Russell Haswell, who had previously performed together under the name Satanstornade. The music was completely improvised and was mixed live direct to stereo at the house of a friend of Haswell. On the sleeve all of the text and logos (except the barcode) are printed with a clear varnish, requiring one to hold it at an angle to read.
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Merzbeat
AlbumApr 1, 2002

Merzbeat

Merzbeat is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician …
Merzbeat is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It features beats sampled from rock, just like 1998's Aqua Necromancer. However, the beats are more prominent and the noise simpler than earlier albums. "Promotion Man" samples the song of the same name and "I'll Do It All Again" by the 1970s hard rock band Highway Robbery. This is the first album to feature Minazo on the cover along with the reproduction of Azuchi Castle.
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Amlux
AlbumJan 1, 2002

Amlux

Amlux is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. …
Amlux is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The cover depicts the Amlux building in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, which houses a Toyota showroom. The album was used as source material for the remix album Ikebana: Merzbow's Amlux Rebuilt, Reused and Recycled. A remix by Jack Dangers appears as a hidden on the first pressing of Merzbeat.
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1999
She
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AlbumSep 27, 1999

She

She is the only release by Maldoror, a project of Mike …
She is the only release by Maldoror, a project of Mike Patton and Masami Akita. Maldoror was formed when Patton, who had an interest in Japanese noise music, had some days off while on tour in Australia with Faith No More. He contacted Masami Akita and the two performed some improvised noise shows. They then recorded She at a recording studio in Tokyo, Japan. Maldoror have performed a few additional shows in later years.
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Tentacle
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AlbumMay 28, 1999

Tentacle

Tentacle is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician …
Tentacle is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.
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Merzbox
AlbumFeb 16, 1999

Merzbox

Merzbox is a box set compilation by the Japanese noise musician …
Merzbox is a box set compilation by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It consists of 50 CDs spanning Merzbow's career from 1979 to 1997. 30 discs are taken from long out of print releases, while 20 are composed mainly of unreleased material. The box also contains two CD-ROMs, six CD-sized round cards, six round stickers, a poster, a black long-sleeve T-shirt, a medallion, and the Merzbook, all packaged together in a "fetish" black rubber box. It is limited to 1000 numbered copies. A Merzbox Sampler was released in 1997.
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1998
SongJul 21, 1998

Cannibalism of Machine
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1997
Hybrid Noisebloom
AlbumJun 10, 1997

Hybrid Noisebloom

Hybrid Noisebloom is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Hybrid Noisebloom is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.
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Space Metalizer
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AlbumJun 1, 1997

Space Metalizer

Space Metalizer is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Space Metalizer is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. A short version of "Efface" originally appeared on a split 7" with Xome. The unprocessed artwork was later used for Microkosmos Volume 1. Outtakes from this album are included on Merzmorphosis.
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1996
Akasha Gulva
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AlbumSep 19, 1996

Akasha Gulva

Akasha Gulva is a live album by the Japanese noise musician …
Akasha Gulva is a live album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was recorded live during "Trial Domain 96 – Action for Paradigm". It is limited to 1,000 copies.
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Pulse Demon
AlbumMay 28, 1996

Pulse Demon

Pulse Demon is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Pulse Demon is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. Unlike Venereology, his previous album for Release, this album is not inspired by heavy metal. Outtakes from this album are included on Merzmorphosis.
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SongMay 28, 1996

Woodpecker No. 2
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SongMay 28, 1996

Woodpecker No. 1
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SongMay 28, 1996

Spiral Blast
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Spiral Honey
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AlbumMay 27, 1996

Spiral Honey

Spiral Honey is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Spiral Honey is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The track "Great Deceiver (long mix)" samples the ending chords of the track "Great Deceiver" from the album Starless and Bible Black by King Crimson. The album was used on Jim O'Rourke's track "House of Kaya" on the Merzbow remix album Scumtron.
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Music for Bondage Performance 2
AlbumMay 7, 1996

Music for Bondage Performance 2

Music for Bondage …
Music for Bondage Performance 2 (緊縛の為の音楽 Kinbaku no tame no ongaku) is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.
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Magnesia Nova
AlbumMay 1, 1996

Magnesia Nova

Magnesia Nova, subtitled A study on the connections between …
Magnesia Nova, subtitled A study on the connections between the Hellenic and Japanese cultures, is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It come in a tall card wallet with a 24-page booklet, and is limited to 1,000 copies. The titles were inspired by the titles of books by Athanasius Kircher.
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1995
Green Wheels
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AlbumMay 1, 1995

Green Wheels

Green Wheels is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Green Wheels is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It includes a CD and a 5-inch record. Outtakes from this album were included Merzmorphosis.
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1994
SongSep 1, 1994

Slave New Desart
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SongSep 1, 1994

Ananga-Ranga
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1991
Music for Bondage Performance
AlbumJan 1, 1991

Music for Bondage Performance

Music for Bondage …
Music for Bondage Performance is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It is composed of soundtracks he made for videos by Right Brain, including Lost Paradise, which he directed. Material from the RBA sessions appears on Merzbient.
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1990
Cloud Cock OO Grand
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AlbumJun 14, 1990

Cloud Cock OO Grand

Cloud Cock OO Grand is an album by the Japanese noise …
Cloud Cock OO Grand is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was Merzbow's first CD and showcases his then-new harsh noise style. It was reissued in the Merzbox (2000). "Autopussy Go No Go" was included on the Merzbox Sampler.
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Rainbow Electronics
AlbumJan 1, 1990

Rainbow Electronics

Rainbow Electronics is an album by the Japanese noise musician …
Rainbow Electronics is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It consists of a single long track made from 21 hours' worth of material. It was the first entry in the Good Alchemy series of harsh noise CDs. An alternate mix called Rainbow Electronics 2 was released in 1996.
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1984
Age of 369
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AlbumJan 1, 1984

Age of 369

Age of 369 (Miroku no yo) is an album by the Japanese noise …
Age of 369 (Miroku no yo) is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The title is a reference to Onisaburo Deguchi, the founder of Oomoto. Onisaburo claimed to be the Maitreya (the future Buddha), which is Miroku in Japanese. 369 is Goroawase wordplay for Miroku. The original track titles are taken from Ultraman monsters.
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1956
Merzbow
BirthDecember 1956

Merzbow

Merzbow was born.
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