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Merzbow

Merzbow

Real/full name:
Masami Akita
Age:
58 (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)

1995 Rectal Grinder EP (Collaboration) Electronics, Effects (as "MA")
1997 Rectal Anarchy (Collaboration) Electronics, Guitars (as "MA")
2002 Megatone (Collaboration) Laptop
2005 04092001 (Collaboration) Laptop
2005 Sun Baked Snow Cave (Collaboration) Laptop
2007 Walrus & Groon (Collaboration) Laptop
2007 Rock Dream (Collaboration) Synthesizer, Laptop, Effects, Handmade Instruments
2008 ...and the Devil Makes Three (Collaboration) Noises, Computer, Synthesizer, Bass, Guitars, Effects
2011 Klatter (Collaboration) Synthesizer, Effect Pedals, Laptop

Mutation

Unknown

Flying Testicle

Noise

Maldoror

Unknown

Boris

2002 Heavy Rocks Noise (track 7)

Burst

2000 Conquest: Writhe Laptop

Cripple Bastards

2008 Variante alla morte Noise (on "Inferno nel Ghetto")

Discordance Axis

1997 Necropolitan (EP) Noise (as "Masami Akita")
2001 Merzbow vs The Inalienable Dreamless (Single) Remixer

House of Low Culture

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

Sunn O)))

2002 Flight of the Behemoth Drum programming and vocals (track 5), Noise on Japanese Edition bonus tracks
2004 Cro-Monolithic Remixes for an Iron Age (EP) Laptop

Boris

2002 Megatone (Collaboration) Producer (as "Masami Akita")
2005 04092001 (Collaboration) Producer
2005 Sun Baked Snow Cave (Collaboration) Producer (as "Masami Akita")
2007 Rock Dream (Collaboration) Producer

Gore Beyond Necropsy

1995 Rectal Grinder EP (Collaboration) Producer, Mixing

Melvins

2009 Chicken Switch Remixing (as "Masami Akita")

Porn

2008 ...and the Devil Makes Three (Collaboration) Recording, Mixing, Producer

Sunn O)))

2002 Flight of the Behemoth Mixing (Tracks 3-4) (as "Masami Akita")

Ulver

2003 1993-2003: 1st Decade in the Machines (Compilation) Remixing
Added by: Adoomado Modified by: Azmodes
Added on: 2011-04-16 20:50:08 Last modified on: 2015-07-09 08:37:54
 
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