Ko To No O To

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Ko To No O To
Merzbow - Ko To No O To.jpg
EP by Merzbow
Released December 21, 2012 (2012-12-21)
Recorded December 2011 at Munemihouse
Genre Noise
Length 8:28
Label Retort
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Ko To No O To

Ko To No O To is a 7" release by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1] It is the first in a series of 7"s by seven different artists on the label.[2]

The release was announced in January 2012 when Merzbow posted a sample of the first track on his SoundCloud page.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Ko To No O To Part 1"   4:22
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Ko To No O To Part 2"   4:05


  • Masami Akita – 13 string koto, computer, noise, percussion
  • Lewis Smart – artwork
  • Twerk at AudibleOddities – mastering

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog Sold Out
Australia December 21, 2012 Retort Records 7" 150 RET004a No

Pressed on marbled vinyl, the first few copies are red and clear marbled.


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Ko To No O To (Vinyl)". Discogs. 
  2. ^ "RET004a". Retort Records. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ Merzbow (22 January 2012). "Ko To No O To pt.1(excerpt) by merzbow". SoundCloud. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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