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Studio album by Merzbow
Released March 19, 2002 (2002-03-19)
Recorded 2000–2001 at Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 47:52
Label Important
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Live in Germany 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Dusted favorable [1]
Musique Machine 5/5 stars[2]

Amlux is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[3] The cover depicts the Amlux building in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, which houses a Toyota showroom.

The album was used as source material for the remix album Ikebana: Merzbow's Amlux Rebuilt, Reused and Recycled. A remix by Jack Dangers appears as a hidden on the first pressing of Merzbeat.

"Takemitsu" samples "Kwaidan" and "Water Music", two tape music works by Toru Takemitsu.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Takemitsu" 5:26
2. "Looping Jane" 15:41
3. "Cow Cow" 4:22
4. "Luxurious Automobile (Krokodil Texas mix)" 22:23


  • Masami Akita – performer


  1. ^ Jones, Mason. "Dusted Reviews: Merzbow - Amlux". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ Faase, Justin. "Review: Amlux". Musique Machine. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Merzbow - Amlux (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved June 17, 2012.