Dolphin Sonar

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Dolphin Sonar
Studio album by Merzbow
Released August 26, 2008 (2008-08-26)
Recorded December 2007 – January 2008 at Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 63:56
Label Important
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Eucalypse
(2008)
Dolphin Sonar
(2008)
Anicca
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Brainwashed favorable[1]
Musique Machine 4/5 stars[2]

Dolphin Sonar is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[3] The album is a protest against the annual slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. Masami Akita is a supporter of Sea Shepherd and Dolphin Sonar includes liner notes by founder Paul Watson.[4]

The cover was named one of the worst covers of 2008 by Pitchfork Magazine.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Part 1"   24:04
2. "Part 2"   20:54
3. "Part 3"   18:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – music
  • Jenny Akita – cover art
  • Paul Watson – liner notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kealy, John (September 28, 2008). "Merzbow, "Dolphin Sonar"". Brainwashed. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ Batty, Roger (September 22, 2008). "Merzbow - Dolphin Sonar [Important Records - 2008]". Musique Machine. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Merzbow - Dolphin Sonar (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ "imprec205 Merzbow, Dolphin Sonar". Important Records. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  5. ^ Maher, David (December 10, 2008). "The 20 Worst Album Covers of 2008". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 

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