Severances

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Severances
Studio album by SCUM
Released 1989 (1989)
Recorded at several locations studio and live
Genre Noise
Length 61:08
Label Discordia/Concordia / ZSF Produkt
Producer Masami Akita
SCUM chronology
Scissors for Cutting Merzbow
(1989)
Severances
(1989)
Steel Cum
(1990)

Severances is an album by the Merzbow side project SCUM, on this release SCUM is an acronym for "Society for Cutting Up Merzbow".[1] It was later included in the Merzbox.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by SCUM except where noted.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Up"   16:27
2. "Steel Cum"   6:42
3. "Catabolism Variations"   2:56
4. "Stereo No. 1"   4:22
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Deaf Forever" (Motörhead) 5:01
2. "Wild Thing" (Jimi Hendrix version) 3:42
3. "Electric Shaver Forest"   3:20
4. "De-Soundtrack Variation No. 1"   7:30
5. "Rap the Khabarovsk" (live at Khabarovsk, USSR) 11:08

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – tapes, turntables, electronics, drums, percussion, metals, bowed-instruments, shaver, motors, self-made junk, etc.
  • Kiyoshi Mizutani – guitar, keyboard, rhythm
  • Arthur Potter – illustrations, design

Notes[edit]

  • Production & mix 2.7.89 ZSF Produkt Studio, Tokyo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SCUM (13) - Severances (Cassette)". Discogs. Retrieved February 26, 2013.