Door Open at 8 am

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Door Open at 8 am
Studio album by Merzbow
Released June 1, 1999 (1999-06-01)
Recorded April–May 1998 at Bedroom
Genre Noise
Length 55:20
Label Alien8
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Tentacle
(1999)
Door Open at 8 am
(1999)
Happenings 1000 Years Time Ago
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Chronicles of Chaos 8/10[1]
Exclaim! favorable[2]

Door Open at 8 am is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It is from the Aqua Necromancer sessions, but samples jazz instead of progressive rock. [3]

References include The Tony Williams Lifetime (whose "Vuelta Abajo" is sampled on track 2), Jimmy Garrison/Elvin Jones, and John Coltrane's The Africa/Brass Sessions, Volume 2 ("Africa" is sampled on track 6).

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   1:30
2. "Tony Williams Deathspace"   2:18
3. "Jimmy Elvins in Traffic"   9:49
4. "Lyons Wake"   10:45
5. "Door Open at 8 am"   3:17
6. "The Africa Brass Session Vol.2"   19:51
7. "Metro and Bus"   7:50

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanchez, Gabriel (November 20, 2000). "Merzbow - Door Open at 8 AM : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ Lewis, David (October 1999). "Merzbow - Door Open at 8 a.m.". Exclaim!. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Door Open at 8 am". Alien8 Recordings. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Merzbow - Door Open At 8 AM (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved February 6, 2012.