Kibbutz (album)

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Kibbutz (album) cover.jpeg
Studio album by Merzbow
Released October 1983
Recorded July 1983
Studio Kitijoji Music Studio, Tokyo
Genre Noise, improvised rock
Length 43:33
Label ADN
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Dying Mapa III
(1983)Dying Mapa III1983
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(1983)Mechanization Takes Command1983

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

Release history[edit]

Year Label Format Quantity Note(s)
October 1983 ADN Tapes Cassette 500
February 24, 2012 Urashima LP 199 white vinyl


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