Hole (Merzbow album)

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Studio album by Merzbow
Released 1994 (1994)
Recorded June–August 1994 at ZSF Produkt Studio, Tokyo and November 6, 1992 at Kafe der FH, Frankfurt
Genre Noise
Length 61:47
Label Heel Stone
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
White Blues

Hole is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It is a limited edition of 500 copies, 200 of which were only available for sale in Japan. 50 copies only available through Soleilmoon mailorder, and included an additional card and came wrapped in paper.[1]

The title "Krafft-Ebbings Dick" refers to the early German sexologist Richard von Krafft-Ebing (with one b). "Krautrock #1" was recorded live in Germany, the title refers to the genre of music.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Noisematrix" 19:39
2. "Krafft-Ebbings Dick" 24:39
3. "Krautrock #1" 17:29


  • Masami Akita – performer
  • Reiko Azuma – performer on "Krautrock #1"
  • Achim Wollscheid – mixing on "Krautrock #1"
  • Marc Behrens – recording on "Krautrock #1"


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Hole (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved October 25, 2012.