Merzbuddha

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Merzbuddha
Studio album by Merzbow
Released March 16, 2005 (2005-03-16)
Recorded September–October 2004 at Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 59:36
Label Important
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Rattus Rattus
(2005)
Merzbuddha
(2005)
Sphere
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (6.8/10)[2]

Merzbuddha is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[3] The album was inspired by dub and contains "deep bass riffs, electronic vibes and beats."[4]

In July 2012, Merzbuddha Variations was released, featuring outtakes from the Merzbuddha sessions. The track "Marz02" was previously posted on SoundCloud six months earlier.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Mantra 1"   21:42
2. "Mantra 2"   16:53
3. "Mantra 3"   21:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – performer
  • Jenny Akita – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Rick. Merzbuddha review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2011-05-24.
  2. ^ Richardson, Mark. Merzbuddha review pitchforkmedia.com. 2005-07-25. Retrieved on 2012-05-31.
  3. ^ "Merzbow - Merzbuddha (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved July 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "imprec052 Merzbow, Merzbuddah". Important Records. Retrieved July 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Marz02 by merzbow". SoundCloud. February 5, 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2012.