Hannover Interruption

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Hannover Interruption
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Studio album by Merzbow
Released 1991 (1991)
Recorded 1990 at ZSF Produkt Studio
Genre Noise
Length 41:11
Label Dradomel
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Artificial Invagination
Hannover Interruption
Great American Nude / Crash for Hi-Fi

Hannover Interruption (干渉ハノーバー Kanshō Hannover?) is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was released by Dradomel, a joint venture of Dragnet Records and Dom Elchklang. The A-side includes material recorded live at University of Massachusetts Lowell on September 18, 1990.[1] An excerpt from the original recording is included on Great American Nude / Crash for Hi-Fi.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "鉄の分身、夜よ速く" (Tetsu no Bunshin, Yoru yo Hayaku) 20:07
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "干渉ハノーバー/ミケランジェロと不定形" (Kanshō Hannover / Michelangelo to Futeikei) 21:04


All personnel credits are adapted from the album sleeve.[1]

  • Merzbow – Iron, aluminum, motor, mixer/feedback loop, various effects, tape, scratched compact disc, relaxation trainer, spring, contact mic, etc., performer, editing
  • Abtechtonics – design
  • Support: Reiko Azuma, Ron, Due Process, Achim Flaam

Release history[edit]

Over 90% of the first pressing was warped, so all but about 40–50 copies were trashed.[2]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog Notes
Germany 1991 Dradomel LP N/A DRADOMEL 02
N/A Repress


  1. ^ a b 干渉ハノーバー [Hannover Interruption] (sleeve) (in Japanese). Merzbow. Dradomel. 1991. DRADOMEL 02. 
  2. ^ "MERZBOW - HANNOVER INTERRUPTION - LP". scoutreleases.blogspot.com (in German). February 11, 2010. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 

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