Bariken

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Bariken
Studio album by Merzbow
Released January 1, 2005 (2005-01-01)
Recorded 2003–2004 at Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 72:20
Label Blossoming Noise
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
1633
(2004)
Bariken
(2005)
Dust of Dreams
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Aversion Online 6/10[1]
Connexion Bizarre 10/10[2]
Chronicles of Chaos 8.5/10[3]
Stylus Magazine ambivalent[4]

Bariken is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[5] Bariken (ノバリケン?) is the Japanese name for the Muscovy Duck, which is one of Masami Akita's pets. The duck picture on the cover is also used on the Merzbow website.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Minka Part-1"   8:58
2. "Bariken"   11:25
3. "Minka Part-2"   12:46
4. "Minka Part-3"   8:58
5. "Bariken (Reprise) ~ Mother of Mirrors"   30:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog Sold Out
United States 2005 Blossoming Noise CD 1000 BN002CD No

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Merzbow "Bariken" CD". Aversion Online. January 20, 2005. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ Pedro Peñas y Robles (November 22, 2005). "Merzbow – Bariken". Connexion Bizarre. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ Xander Hoose (May 13, 2005). "Merzbow - Bariken : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ Scott McKeating (June 2, 2005). "The Rubber Room". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Merzbow - Bariken (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved May 12, 2013.