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Masami Akita

Masami Akita

Real/full name:
Masami Akita
Age:
57 (born Dec 19th, 1956)
Place of origin:
Japan (Tokyo)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Merzbow (メルツバウ Merutsubau?) is the main recording name of the Japanese noise musician Masami Akita (秋田 昌美 Akita Masami).
Since 1979 he has released in excess of 350 recordings.

The name "Merzbow" comes from German artist Kurt Schwitters' artwork, "Merzbau”. This was chosen to reflect Akita's dada influence and junk art aesthetic. In addition to this, Akita has cited a wide range of influences ...

Merzbow

Everything (1979-present)

Mutation

As Merzbow:
Unknown

Flying Testicle

Noise

Maldoror

Unknown

Boris

As Merzbow:

2002 Heavy Rocks Noise (track 7)
2002 Boris with Merzbow - Megatone Laptop
2005 Boris with Merzbow - 04092001 (Live album) Laptop
2005 Boris with Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave Laptop
2007 Walrus & Groon (EP) Laptop
2007 Boris with Merzbow - Rock Dream (Live album) Synthesizer, Laptop, Effects, Handmade Instruments
2011 Boris with Merzbow - Klatter Synthesizer, Effect Pedals, Laptop

Burst

As Merzbow:

2000 Conquest : Writhe Laptop

Discordance Axis

As Merzbow:

2001 Merzbow vs The Inalienable Dreamless (Single) Remixer

Gore Beyond Necropsy

As MA:

1995 Rectal Grinder EP (EP) Electronics, Effects
1997 Rectal Anarchy Electronics, Guitars

House of Low Culture

As Merzbow:

2011 Lou Lou... In Tokyo (Split) Electronics, Laptop

Melvins

2009 Chicken Switch Remixing

Porn

As Merzbow:

2008 ...and the Devil Makes Three Noises, Computer, Synthesizer, Bass, Guitars, Effects

Sunn O)))

As Merzbow:

2002 Flight of the Behemoth Noise on Japanese Edition bonus tracks
2004 Cro-Monolithic Remixes for an Iron Age (EP) Laptop

Gore Beyond Necropsy

1995 Rectal Grinder EP (EP) Producer, Mixing

Porn

2008 ...and the Devil Makes Three Recording, Mixing, Producer

Sunn O)))

2002 Flight of the Behemoth Mixing (Tracks 3-4)

Ulver

2003 1993-2003: 1st Decade in the Machines (Compilation) Remixing (as "Merzbow")
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Added on: 2011-04-16 20:50:08 Last modified on: 2013-11-28 05:46:15
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