Monde Bruits

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Monde Bruits
Birth name Shohei Iwasaki
Born 1962
Died April 14, 2005(2005-04-14)
Genres Noise
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Electronics, effects, synthesizer
Labels Vanilla Records, G.R.O.S.S.
Associated acts ABM, Bustmonster, MXM, Sian

Shohei Iwasaki (岩崎昇平?, Iwasaki Shōhei) (1962 – April 14, 2005), better known by his stage name Monde Bruits (モンド・ブリューイッツ?, French for "noise world"), was a Japanese noise musician. He was one of the earliest in Japan's noise scene, and it was Iwasaki who organized Masami Akita's first Merzbow show in Osaka, Japan. He was also involved in ABM (with Fusao Toda and Naoto Hayashi), MXM (with Macronympha), and Sian (with Aube).

Iwasaki died in a motorcycle accident in 2005.[1]



Year Title Label Notes
1991 Portuguese Man-of-War Vanilla Records
1991 Irresponsibility Steeple & Globe
1992 Purgatory G.R.O.S.S.
1993 Psychosomatic Performance G.R.O.S.S.
1994 Selected Noise Works 93-94 Endorphine Factory
1996 Fragmentagraph AMP split with Pain Jerk
1999 Monde Bruits Alchemy

Compilation tracks[edit]

Year Track(s) Title Label Notes
1991 "Peace of World" 戯れ -Come Again- Vanilla Records
1992 "Continuum" Noise Forest Les Disques Du Soleil
1992 "Live at Bears, Nanba, Osaka, 9. Jul, 1992" Oh! Moro Volume 5 ○か×
1993 untitled Gomi-Akta Coquette released as Shohei Iwasaki
1993 "Absolute Ego Dance" Noise War Mother Savage Noise Productions
1993 "You Know What" Come Again II Silent Records
1993 "Power Shift" Density 100 G.R.O.S.S.
1994 "Electric Lady Cunt" Cataclastic Fracture (A Noise Collection) Deadline Recordings / Lazy Squid
1994 "GR-002 Cubic Re-Mix" Herz Aus G.R.O.S.S. Statutory Tape
1997 "Gone to Sky" Aube + Katsumi + Kosakai + Monde Bruits Japan Overseas
1997 "Do" My Baby Does Good Sculptures Bananafish Magazine
1997 "Mono" Back to Mono (Mo) No Particular Records
1998 COS Tape #4 COS Edition with Dislocation and Merzbow
  • Sink / Assign with SIAN (1997)
  • MxM - Flesh-Biting Paedophile with Macronympha (1995)


  1. ^ Gomi, Kohei. "◎ memorial page of 岩崎昇平 ◎". (in Japanese). Archived from the original on October 8, 2007. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 

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