Kibbutz (album)

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Kibbutz (album) cover.jpeg
Studio album by Merzbow
Released October 1983
February 24, 2012 (reissue)
Recorded July 1983 at Kitijoji Music Studio, Tokyo
Genre Noise, improvised rock
Length 43:33
Label ADN Tapes
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Dying Mapa III
Mechanization Takes Command

Kibbutz is an album by the Japanese noise band Merzbow, then composed of Masami Akita and Kiyoshi Mizutani. The album was released on tape format and was limited to 500 copies with the earliest copies wrapped in normal tissue paper with red splotches around it.[1]

It was reissued in 2012 by Urashima in a limited edition of 199 copies, remastered from the original Ampex tape and press on white vinyl.[2]

Track Listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. Untitled   14:46
2. Untitled   7:30
Side two
No. Title Length
1. Untitled   21:17


  • Masami Akita – guitar, drums, effects
  • Kiyoshi Mizutani – keyboards

Pressing History[edit]

Year Label Format Quantity Sold Out
1983 ADN Tapes Tape 500 Yes
2012 Urashima White Vinyl 199 Yes


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Kibbutz (Cassette)". Discogs. Retrieved February 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ Urashima release page