Animal Magnetism (Merzbow album)

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Animal Magnetism
Studio album by Merzbow
Released July 19, 2003 (2003-07-19)
Genre Noise
Length 74:01
Label Alien8
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Cycle
(2003)
Animal Magnetism
(2003)
Live Magnetism
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Almost Cool 4/10 stars[1]
Dusted Magazine favorable[2]
Pitchfork 6.9/10[3]
Stylus Magazine B[4]

Animal Magnetism is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[5][6] The cover depicts Masami Akita's pet silkie chickens. Pier 39 is a pier in San Francisco taken over by sea lions, Merzbow's site in 2003 had a picture of the pier.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Animal Magnetism"   21:18
2. "Quiet Men"   16:39
3. "Super Sheep"   4:36
4. "A Ptarmigan"   22:29
5. "Pier 39"   8:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – computer, guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Merzbow - Animal Magnetism - almost cool music review". Almost Cool. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ Stephen Sowley (August 27, 2003). "Dusted Reviews: Merzbow - Animal Magnetism". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ Alexander Lloyd Linhardt (September 10, 2003). "Merzbow: Pulse Demon / Animal Magnetism". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ Mike Shiflet (September 1, 2003). "Merzbow - Animal Magnetism - Review - Stylus Magazine". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "MERZBOW: ANIMAL MAGNETISM". Alien8 Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Merzbow - Animal Magnetism (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved June 2, 2012.