Protean World

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Protean World
Protean World.jpeg
Studio album by Merzbow
Released November 2008 (2008-11)
Recorded May 2008
Studio Munemi House and Noah Sound Studio, Tokyo
Genre Noise
Length 34:47
Label Noiseville
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Protean World
Dead Leaves

Protean World is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1]

The album Anicca also features photos of an overgrown, ruined building. The final two tracks of which were recorded at the same time as Protean World.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Protean World Part. 1" 18:17
Side two
No. Title Length
2. "Protean World Part. 2" 16:30


  • Masami Akita – noise, drums
  • Jenny Akita – photos

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Color Quantity Catalog Sold Out
United States November 2008 Noiseville LP Plum 300 Noiseville #79 Yes
Black 700 No


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Protean World (Vinyl, LP)". Discogs. Retrieved June 29, 2013.