Space Metalizer

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Space Metalizer
Studio album by Merzbow
Released June 1, 1997 (1997-06-01)
Recorded May 1996 – January 1997 at ZSF Produkt Studio, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 72:03
Label Alien8
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Red 2 Eyes
(1997)
Space Metalizer
(1997)
Hybrid Noisebloom
(1997)

Space Metalizer is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1][2]

A short version of "Efface" originally appeared on a split 7" with Xome. The unprocessed artwork was later used for Microkosmos Volume 1. Outtakes from this album are included on Merzmorphosis.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Space Metalizer Pt. 1"   13:51
2. "Son of Zechen"   13:35
3. "Efface <<Long Version>>"   18:45
4. "Space Metalizer Part 2"   16:42
5. "Mirage" (bonus track) 9:11

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – noise electronics, metals, Novation synthe rack, EMS Synthi A, audio generator, MKII filter bank, Theremaniac theremin, tapes, Moog
  • Abtechtonics – artworks
  • Sylvia Luckner – photo of Merzbow at Zurich 1995

Notes[edit]

  • Digital master at ZSF Produkt, January 1997
  • Collage by Tibet-Barroque (1981) / Digital recolor by Olympus (1997)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MERZBOW: SPACE METALIZER". Alien8 Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Merzbow - Space Metalizer (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved June 2, 2012.