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Merzbow


Line-up

1979-  Merzbow - custom instruments, programming, synthesizers

Discography

1980 Fuckexercise 2
1981 Remblandt Assemblage
1981 Metal Acoustic Music
1981 Material Action For 2 Microphones
1981 Collection 007
1981 Collection 004
1981 Collection:001
1981 Collection 002
1981 Collection:008
1981 Collection:003
1981 Collection:009
1981 Collection:006
1981 Collection:010
1982 Normal Music
1982 Tridal Production
1982 Solonoise 1
1982 Lowest Music 2
1982 Expanded Music 2
1982 Merz / Lowest Music
1982 Expanded Music 1
1982 Yantra Material Action
1982 Solonoise 2
1982 Tatoo Junk [Collaboration]
1983 Material Action 2 N.A.M.
1983 Dying Mapa I
1983 Dying Mapa II
1983 Dying Mapa III
1983 Mechanization Takes Command
1983 Worker Machine
1983 Le Cuisinier
1983 Musick From Simulation World
1983 Yahatahachiman
1983 Mondo Bizzaro [Collaboration]
1983 Kibbutz
1984 Sonic Command
1984 Aka Meme
1984 Age Of 369
1984 Chant
1984 Aerovivanda #1 [Collaboration]
1984 Disembody [Collaboration]
1984 Régalade [Collaboration]
1984 Deus Irae [Collaboration]
1984 DAS [Collaboration]
1984 Aerovivanda #2 [Collaboration]
1984 Pornoise / Extra
1985 Sadomasochismo
1985 The Lampinak
1985 Ushi-Tra
1985 Live Performance Feb. 85
1985 Chant 2
1985 Nil Vagina Mail-Action
1986 Antimonument 7
1986 Batztoutai With Memorial Gadgets
1987 Ecobondage
1987 Enclosure
1987 Vratya Southward
1987 Pornoise 1 KG
1987 The Haters+Merzbow [Collaboration]
1987 A Collaboration Tape [Collaboration]
1987 Merzbowkapottemuziek [Collaboration]
1988 Storage
1988 Crocidura Dsi Nezumi
1988 Collaborative [Collaboration]
1989 Flesh Metal Orgasm
1989 The Time Stream [Collaboration]
1989 Je Rumpelsturz Desto Burzelblock [Collaboration]
1990 Documentation / Collaboration [Collaboration]
1990 Cloud Cock OO Grand
1990 Rainbow Electronics
1991 Music For Bondage Performance
1991 Hannover Interruption
1991 干渉ハノーバー
1991 Grav [Collaboration]
1991 Ars Elektroica [Collaboration]
1992 Metal Mad Man
1992 Recycled
1993 Batztoutai With Material Gadgets
1993 Metalvelodrome (Exposition Of Electro-Vivisection)
1993 Sleeper Awakes On The Edge Of The Abyss [Collaboration]
1993 Sniper [Collaboration]
1994 Hole
1994 The Science Of Dissecting Society [Collaboration]
1994 Noisembryo
1994 Venereology 8
1995 Dadarottenvator
1995 Green Wheels
1995 Coruscanto - きらめく[Collaboration]
1995 Horn Of The Goat [Collaboration]
1996 Pinkream 2
1996 Project Frequency 2
1996 Merzbow Loves Emil Beaulieau
1996 Brisbane ? Tokyo Interlace [Collaboration]
1996 Electric Salad 2
1996 Magnesia Nova 2
1996 Music For Bondage Performance 2 2
1996 Pulse Demon 7.7
1996 Rainbow Electronics 2 2
1996 Mercurated 2
1996 Oersted 2
1996 Spiral Honey 2
1997 Merzbow Mixed Total [Collaboration]
1997 Rectal Anarchy [Collaboration]
1997 Space Metalizer
1997 Hybrid Noisebloom
1998 Psychorazer
1998 Maschinenstil
1998 Vibractance
1998 Balance [Collaboration]
1998 New Takamagahara
1998 1930 7
1998 Tauromachine
1998 Aqua Necromancer
1999 Blues Maggots
1999 Paradise Pachinko
1999 A Perfect Pain [Collaboration]
1999 Tentacle
1999 Door Open At 8 AM
2000 Collapse 12 Floors
2001 Live At Molde International Jazz Festival [Collaboration]
2001 Hard Lovin' Man
2001 Dharma
2001 Frog
2001 Puroland
2002 24 Hours - A Day Of Seals
2002 Ikebukuro Dada
2002 Amlux
2002 Megatone [Collaboration] 4.5
2002 A Taste Of...
2002 Merzzow
2002 Merzbeat 7
2002 Fantail
2003 V [Collaboration]
2003 Cycle
2003 Animal Magnetism
2003 SCSI Duck
2004 Rondo / 7Phases / Blowback [Collaboration]
2004 Tamago
2004 Offering
2004 Yoshinotsune
2004 Partikel [Collaboration]
2004 Electro Magnetic Unit
2004 The Ten Foot Square Hut [Collaboration]
2004 Sha Mo 3000
2004 Merzbird
2004 1633
2005 Multiplication [Collaboration]
2005 Bariken
2005 Dust Of Dreams
2005 Rattus Rattus
2005 Merzbuddha
2005 Sphere
2005 Early Computer Works
2005 Scene
2005 Senmaida
2005 Merzbuta
2005 Sun Baked Snow Cave [Collaboration] 5.6
2006 Merzdub [Collaboration]
2006 Turmeric
2006 Minazo Vol. 1
2006 Bloody Sea
2006 F.I.D.
2006 Minazo Vol. 2
2006 Metamorphism
2007 Partikel II [Collaboration]
2007 Merzbear
2007 Coma Berenices
2007 Zophorus
2007 Peace For Animals
2007 Higanbana
2008 Keio Line [Collaboration]
2008 Here
2008 Arijigoku
2008 Eucalypse
2008 Dolphin Sonar
2008 Annica
2008 ...And The Devil Makes Three. [Collaboration]
2008 Protean World
2008 Dead Leaves
2008 Tombo
2008 Hodosan
2009 E-Study
2009 Camouflage
2009 Somei...
2009 Suzume: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 1
2009 Fukurou: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 2
2009 Yurikamome: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 3
2009 Karasu: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 4
2009 Hiranya
2009 Uzura: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 5
2009 Don't Steal My Coat
2009 Kamo: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 6 9
2009 Kujakubato: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 7
2009 Kokuchou: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 8
2009 Hiyodori: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 9
2009 Niwatori: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 10
2009 Shirasagi: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 11
2009 Microkosmos | Volume 1
2009 Tsubame: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 12
2010 Spiral Right / Spiral Left [Collaboration]
2010 Chabo: 13 Japanese Birds Pt. 13
2010 Graft
2010 Ouroboros
2010 Marmo
2010 Untitled Nov 1989
2010 9888a
2011 Paris 2008 [Collaboration]
2011 Rhizome [Collaboration]
2011 Klatter [Collaboration] 9
2011 Jigokuhen
2011 April 1992
2011 Kamadhenu
2011 Variations For Electric Fan
2011 Yaho-Niva
2011 Surabhi
2011 Dead Zone
2011 Lop Lop
2012 Katowice [Collaboration]
2012 OAT
2012 Mer Mar [Collaboration]
2012 Gman//HJYUGTF2
2012 Uzu Me Ku
2012 Merzbuddha Variations
2012 Kibako
2013 Cat's Squirrel [Collaboration]
2013 No Closure [Collaboration]
2013 Cuts [Collaboration]
2013 Takahe Collage
2013 Partikel III [Collaboration]
2013 Samidara
2013 Grand Owl Habitat
2013 Merzbow Meets M.B. [Collaboration]
2013 Tamayodo
2014 Nezumimochi
2014 Full Of Hell & Merzbow [Collaboration] 7.3
2015 Cuts Of Guilt, Cuts Deeper [Collaboration]
2015 Merzxiu [Collaboration]
2015 Wildwood
2015 Konchuuki
2015 Flying Basket [Collaboration]
2015 Amalgamelody [Collaboration]
2016 Hatobana
2016 Kakapo
2016 Strange City [Collaboration]
2016 迷惑をかけない無防備 = An Untroublesome Defencelessness [Collaboration] 10
2016 Escape Mask
2016 現象 Gensho [Collaboration] 7.6
2016 Atsusaku [Collaboration]
2016 Hanakisasage
2017 Muen
2017 Alessandro Cortini And Merzbow [Collaboration]
2017 1.10.16
2017 Tomarigi
2017 Kaoscitron
2017 Hyakki Echo
2017 Aodron
2017 Wildwood II
2017 Gomata
2017 3RENSA [Collaboration]
2017 Eureka Moment
2017 3RENSA FB01 [Collaboration]
2018 MONOAkuma
2018 Merzbow Duo 86 + 89
2018 Achromatic [Collaboration]
2018 Scissors For Cutting Merzbow
2018 3RENSA FB03 [Collaboration]
2018 3RENSA FB04 [Collaboration]
2018 Hyper Music 1 Vol. 1
2018 Exoking
2018 Cretin Merz
2018 3RENSA FB02 [Collaboration]
2018 Musick For Screen
2018 Le Sang Et La Rose [Collaboration]
2018 3RENSA FB05 [Collaboration]
2018 L'Age D'Or [Collaboration]
2019 Dead Lotus
2019 Noise Mass
2019 (​(​VIBRA​)​) MMVII
2019 Untitled 1991 Vol. 3
2019 Untitled 1991 Vol. 1
2019 Untitled 1991 Vol. 2
2019 Travelling
2019 Ecobondage (Another Mix)
2019 Environmental Percussion Vol. 2
2019 Environmental Percussion Vol. 1
2019 Material H2
2019 Antimonument Tapes
2019 De-Soundtrack
2019 Agni Hotra (2nd Mix)
2019 Kaerutope
2019 Antimony
2019 Indigo Dada
2019 Batztoutai Mix
2019 Jinrinkinmouzui
2019 Hermerzaphrodites
2019 Мерцбау И Балаж Панди [Collaboration]
2019 Cloud Cock OO Grand (Another Mix)
2019 Crash For Hi-Fi Tapes
2019 Coastal Erosion [Collaboration]
2020 Broken Landscapes [Collaboration]
2020 Spring Harp-O
2020 Mukogenerator
2020 EXD
2020 Cuts Open [Collaboration]
2020 発見する者ではなく発見される者となれ (Become The Discovered, Not The Discoverer) [Collaboration] 10
2020 Merzbird Variation 2
2020 Screaming Dove 2
2020 Plasma Door 2
2020 2R0I2P0 [Collaboration] 7.1
2020 Black Rome
2020 Electric Union
2021 Mukomodulator 8
2021 27 August 2006
2021 15 August 2006
2021 Coma Test
2021 Bloodour
2021 Coma Test
2021 Bloodour
2021 Hikaru Hane 9
2021 Feedback Purple Yellow
2021 Yono's Journey
2021 Feedback Purple Yellow
2021 Black Crows Cyborg [Collaboration] 8
2021 Drumorph
2021 Ensemble Drums
2021 Red Brick
2021 Arijigoku (Test Mix)
2021 Scandal 9
2021 Kazakiribane
2021 Triwave Pagoda 9
2021 Groon Lesson
2021 Pi-Eggplant
2021 雲の絶対値 Kumo No Zettaichi
2021 Insect 801
2021 Double Beat Sequencer Vol.2
2021 Bit Blues
2021 Sugamo Flower
2021 Kotorhizome
2021 Gman+
2021 Flare Blues 5.3
2021 Double Beat Sequencer Vol.1
2021 Double Beat Sequencer Vol.4
2021 Double Beat Sequencer Vol.3
2021 Double Beat Sequencer Vol.6
2021 Double Beat Sequencer Vol.5
2022 Hope
2022 Janus Guitar
2022 Purple Fish
2022 Beetle
2022 Seven Sides
2022 Persimmon Mask
2022 White Bird
2023 Noise Matrix
2023 CATalysis 猫媒 6
1982 Paradoxa Paradoxa [Live]
1983 Darh Eroc Evil [Collaboration] [Live]
1983 Babilonia [Collaboration] [Live]
1983 Falso 800 [Collaboration] [Live]
1984 Semi Live 24/5/84 [Collaboration] [Live]
1984 Live Performance Vol.2 [Collaboration] [Live]
1984 Live Performance [Collaboration] [Live]
1984 Live Performance Vol.3 [Collaboration] [Live]
1984 Merzbow / The Hanatarashi [Split]
1988 Live In Khabarovsk, CCCP ("I'm Proud By Rank Of The Workers") [Live]
1988 Merzbow/Null - Produktion [Collaboration] [Live]
1989 Dadavida 1984 [Live]
1989 Live Drum Ensemble - 1984 [Live]
1989 5th Anniversary Boxset Thing [Collaboration] [Boxset]
1991 Live In Chicago [Collaboration] [Live]
1991 Live Deformation / Holland / Bordeaux [Split]
1991 Great American Nude / Crash For Hi-Fi [Live]
1992 Dutch Tour 1989 [Live]
1992 Eleven Live Collaborations [Collaboration] [Live]
1992 Axx / Spooning [Split]
1992 US Tour 1990 [Live]
1992 Latex Gold [Split]
1993 Continuum [Collaboration] [Live]
1993 Live At Middle East Cafe Boston 21 Sep 1990 [DVD]
1994 Merzbow / Black Leather Jesus [Split]
1995 Ché Trading Limited Presents... [Split]
1996 Live At 20000V 30 Sep 1995 [Live]
1996 Voice Pie / Man Is The Bastard Noise [Split]
1996 Arctic Twilight / Anthem Of The Sun [Split]
1996 Merzbow / Lasse Marhaug [Split]
1996 Destructible Foundation / Drain [Split]
1996 Merzbow / Xome [Split]
1996 Live In Cleveland Oct. 11 1996 [Collaboration] [DVD]
1996 Live July 5th, 1995 [DVD]
1996 Noizhead [Live]
1996 Age Of 369 / Chant 2 [Compilation]
1996 Akasha Gulva [Live]
1996 Smegma Plays Merzbow Plays Smegma [Split]
1997 Scumtron [Split]
1997 Milanese Bestiality / Drunk On Decay [Split]
1997 Ejaculation Generater 2 / ? / Emission [Split]
1997 Soft / Lärm, Hitze Und Faulige Gerüche [Split]
1997 Tint [Single]
1998 Mort Aux Vaches: Locomotive Breath [Live]
1998 Decomposition [Split]
1998 Merzbox Sampler [Compilation]
1999 Unknown Tape / Aural Torture Mechanism [Split]
1999 Split Series #4 [Split]
1999 Subsidia Pataphysica [Split]
2000 Necro 2000 / Reality Is Much Worse [Split]
2000 Live At Radio 100 [Live]
2000 Merzbox [Boxset]
2001 Crash Of The Titans [Split]
2001 Merzbow / Kouhei [Split]
2001 Live In Germany 1996 [DVD]
2001 Split Ver. 0.5 [Split]
2002 Switching Rethorics [Split]
2002 INTO111115&111521849 (Forseeing Reaction Part 4 Tendo Yoshda) / Mode For Value And Intention [Split]
2003 Live CBGB's NYC 1998 [Live]
2003 Ikebana: Merzbow's Amlux Rebuilt, Reused And Recycled [Split]
2003 Routemaster Remix Project Live DVD [Collabortaion] [DVD]
2003 V/A "Frog" Remixed And Revisited [Split] 8
2003 Live Magnetism [Live]
2004 Last Of Analog Sessions [Boxset]
2005 04092001 [Collaboration] [Live]
2005 Tranz [Split]
2005 Houjoue [Boxset]
2005 Live In Geneva [Live]
2006 Merzbow Vs. Tamarin [Split]
2007 Synth Destruction [Collaboration] [Live]
2007 Electric Dress [Collaboration] [Live]
2007 Rock Dream [Collaboration] [Live] 9
2007 Live Destruction At No Fun 2007 [Live]
2008 The Celebration Of The Lizard / March Of The Myriapoda [Split]
2008 Merzbow · Sutcliffe Jügend · Satori [Split]
2008 SYR8: Andre Sider Af Sonic Youth [Live]
2009 Supernova 2 [Split]
2010 13 Japanese Birds Parts 1-13 [Boxset]
2010 Oh Lucy!!! / Tipping Foul Into The Dirt [Split]
2010 Merzbient [Boxset]
2010 Live At Fluc Wanne, Vienna, 2010/05/18 [Collaboration] [Live]
2010 Another Merzbow Records [Compilation]
2010 Live At Henie Onstad Art Centre [Live]
2011 Lou Lou... In Tokyo [Collaboration] [Live]
2011 Ducks: Live In NYC [Collaboration] [Live]
2011 Kali-Yuga Karma [Compilation]
2011 Guya / Greed [Split]
2012 Lowest Music & Arts 1980 - 1983 [Boxset]
2012 Merzphysics [Boxset]
2012 Freak Hallucinations [Split]
2012 Merzmorphosis [Boxset]
2012 Works 1987-1993 [Boxset]
2012 Victoriaville Mai 2011 [Collaboration] [Live]
2013 Duo (Masami Akita & Kiyoshi Mizutani Selected Studio Sessions 1987-89) [Boxset]
2013 Amniocentesi / Envoise 30 05 82 [Split]
2013 Fragment B / 28th Flux [Split]
2013 Kookaburra [Live]
2014 Live Frying: Live [Collaboration] [Live]
2015 Tokyo Alive 1995 [Collaboration] [DVD]
2015 Live In Tabačka 13/04/12 [Collaboration] [Live]
2015 Level [Split]
2015 Animal Liberation [Split]
2015 Music For Urbanism [Collaboration] [DVD]
2016 A History Of Self [Split]
2016 Live At FAC251 [Collaboration] [Live]
2018 Merzopo [Split]
2018 23 November 1979 (B) [Live]
2018 Cuts Up Cuts Out [Collaboration] [Live]
2018 3RENSA Box [Collaboration] [Boxset]
2018 Por#1&2 Vol. 2 [Live]
2018 Por#1&2 Vol. 1 [Live]
2018 Telecom Live [Live]
2018 Early Sessions [Boxset]
2018 Early Cassettes Box [Boxset]
2018 MONOAkuma [Live]
2019 Merzbow / Moloney / Moore: Caught On Tape [Collaboration] [Live]
2019 Biorhythm [Split]
2019 Nothing Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Forgiven [Collaboration] [Single]
2020 StereoAkuma [Live]

Latest reviews

If you're listening to any noise album this year, make it this one.
Review by RaduP ››
Boris and Merzbow collaborate so often that they used to have a separate band profile here just for the collabs. Now they team up for a sixth time to say "RIP 2020".
Review by RaduP ››
I know many of you either know "Boris" or "Merzbow", and I am also sure that you love at least one of the mentioned bands; for the people who are unfamiliar with those names here's a brief synopsis: both bands are from Japan,...
Review by Herzebeth ››

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