Merzbuddha

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Merzbuddha
Merzbow-merzbuddha.jpg
Studio album by Merzbow
ReleasedMarch 16, 2005 (2005-03-16)
RecordedSeptember–October 2004
StudioBedroom, Tokyo
GenreNoise
Length59:36
LabelImportant
ProducerMasami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Rattus Rattus
(2005)
Merzbuddha
(2005)
Sphere
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media(6.8/10)[2]

Merzbuddha is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[3] The album was inspired by dub and contains "deep bass riffs, electronic vibes and beats."[4]

In July 2012, Merzbuddha Variations was released, featuring outtakes from the Merzbuddha sessions. The track "Marz02" had been posted on SoundCloud six months earlier.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No.TitleLength
1."Mantra 1"21:42
2."Mantra 2"16:53
3."Mantra 3"21:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Masami Akita – performer
  • Jenny Akita – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Rick. Merzbuddha review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2011-05-24.
  2. ^ Richardson, Mark. Merzbuddha review pitchforkmedia.com. 2005-07-25. Retrieved on 2012-05-31.
  3. ^ "Merzbow - Merzbuddha (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved July 19, 2012.
  4. ^ "imprec052 Merzbow, Merzbuddah". Important Records. Retrieved July 19, 2012.
  5. ^ "Marz02 by merzbow". SoundCloud. February 5, 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2012.