Bariken

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Bariken
Bariken.jpg
Studio album by Merzbow
Released January 1, 2005 (2005-01-01)
Recorded 2003–2004
Studio Bedroom, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 72:20
Label Blossoming Noise
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
1633
(2004)
Bariken
(2005)
Dust of Dreams
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Aversion Online 6/10[1]
Connexion Bizarre 10/10[2]
Chronicles of Chaos 8.5/10[3]
Stylus Magazine ambivalent[4]

Bariken is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[5] Bariken (バリケン?) is the Japanese name for the Muscovy duck, which is depicted on the cover.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Minka Part-1" 8:58
2. "Bariken" 11:25
3. "Minka Part-2" 12:46
4. "Minka Part-3" 8:58
5. "Bariken (Reprise) ~ Mother of Mirrors" 30:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – music

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog
United States January 2005 Blossoming Noise CD 1000 BN002CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Merzbow "Bariken" CD". Aversion Online. January 20, 2005. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ Pedro Peñas y Robles (November 22, 2005). "Merzbow – Bariken". Connexion Bizarre. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ Xander Hoose (May 13, 2005). "Merzbow - Bariken : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ Scott McKeating (June 2, 2005). "The Rubber Room". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved May 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Merzbow - Bariken (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved May 12, 2013.