Mort Aux Vaches: Locomotive Breath

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Mort Aux Vaches: Locomotive Breath
Live album by Merzbow
Released 1998 (1998)
Recorded July 3, 1995 at VPRO, Amsterdam
Genre Noise
Length 48:50
Label Mort Aux Vaches
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Mort Aux Vaches: Locomotive Breath
Blues Maggots
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Mort Aux Vaches: Locomotive Breath is a live album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow, recorded for VPRO radio in Amsterdam.[1] The same European tour also produced the live album Noizhead.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intercity 215" 19:25
2. "Verocity World" 15:49
3. "Abstract Ear" 13:36


  • Masami Akita – handmade metal instruments, noise electronics
  • Reiko Azuma – electro feedback drone
  • John Duncan – mixing
  • Rob Meerman – art direction


  • Realisation commissioned by VPRO's Nachtleven 'Grand Disco Classique'
  • Thanks to: Frans de Waard, John Duncan, Rat Mens, Staalplaat, Colin D.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog Sold Out
Netherlands 1998 Mort Aux Vaches CD 1000 none yes