Microkosmos Volume 1

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Microkosmos | Volume 1
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Studio album by Merzbow
Released November 14, 2009 (2009-11-14)
Recorded 2008
Genre Noise
Length 34:32
Label Blossoming Noise
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Don't Steal My Coat
Microkosmos | Volume 1
Another Merzbow Records

Microkosmos | Volume 1 is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow, the first in an announced series of five. The series features artwork from a collection of visual collages created by Masami Akita from 1982–83.[1][2] As of July 2016, no further volumes have been released.

A processed version of the artwork had been used for Space Metalizer.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. Untitled 18:00
Side two
No. Title Length
1. Untitled 16:32


  • Masami Akita – electronics, live drums, samples, artwork[1]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog Quantity Notes
United States November 14, 2009 Blossoming Noise LP BN042LP 500 Green marble vinyl
5 Test pressing


  1. ^ a b "merzbow / microkosmos volume 1 / lp". Blossoming Noise. Retrieved March 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Merzbow - Microkosmos | Volume 1 (Vinyl, LP)". Discogs. Retrieved March 30, 2012.