Senmaida

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Senmaida
Studio album by Merzbow
Released September 12, 2005 (2005-09-12)
Recorded May 2005 at Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 53:47
Label Blossoming Noise
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Early Computer Works / Scene
(2005)
Senmaida
(2005)
Merzbuta
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Brainwashed favorable[1]
Stylus B−[2]

Senmaida is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[3] The name means "a thousand rice paddies" (千枚田?), a term for rice terraces. The album was recorded at the same time as Houjoue and Merzbuta. The first few pre-orders from the label included a Senmaida postcard.

"Tract 2" appears slightly edited as "Rice 4" on Houjoue.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Tract 1"   19:33
2. "Tract 2"   18:26
3. "Tract 3"   15:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – performer
  • Jenny Akita – photography
  • Val Denham – cover painting

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schleicher, Lucas (October 11, 2005). "Merzbow, "Senmaida"". Brainwashed. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ McKeating, Scott (January 19, 2006). "Merzbow - Senmaida - Review". Stylus. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Merzbow - Senmaida (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved May 12, 2013.