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This article is about the album. For train station, see Tamayodo Station.
Studio album by Merzbow
Released November 22, 2013 (2013-11-22)
Recorded June 2013 at Munemihouse, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 43:06
Label Rustblade
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Pulse Vegan

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

The title refers to a train station in Yorii near the end of the Tōbu Tōjō Line, which starts in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The album Grand Owl Habitat has a track named after another station in Yorii. "Daraiko" (ダライ粉?) means "Lathe Dust".

A different mix of "Tamayodo 1" called "wowowbird" was posted to Merzbow's SoundCloud on October 13.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Daraiko"   17:58
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Tamayodo 1"   7:50
2. "Lathe Dust"   9:13
3. "Tamayodo 2"   8:05


  • Masami Akita – music
  • Laura Baldini – paintings
  • M. Mauracher – artwork

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog Sold Out
Italy November 22, 2013 Rustblade LP (Picture disc) 299 RBLLP002 No


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Tamayodo (Vinyl, LP)". Discogs. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tamayodo Ltd Picture Disc Vinyl". Rustblade. Retrieved September 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ "wowowbird (aka 'tamayodo' mix) by merzbow". SoundCloud. October 13, 2013. Retrieved October 15, 2013.