Rainbow Electronics

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Rainbow Electronics
Rainbow Electronics.jpg
Studio album by Merzbow
Released November 25, 1990 (1990-11-25)
Recorded 1987–1990
Genre Noise
Length 73:23
Label Alchemy
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
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Rainbow Electronics is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1] It consists of a single long track made from 21 hours worth of material. It was the first entry in the Good Alchemy series of harsh noise CDs. An alternate mix called Rainbow Electronics 2 was released in 1996.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Masami Akita.

No. Title Length
1. "Rainbow Electronics" 73:23


  • Masami Akita – performer
  • Reiko Azuma – performer on live material [uncredited]
  • Toshiji Mikawa – liner notes


  • Good Alchemy Series Volume 1, Part 1
  • Work All Cut-Up From Works
  • Transformed from about 21 hours tape for 14 fragments
  • Raw material tapes were recorded in 1987-90/including Live at V2 (23/9/89), Diogenes (3/10/89), Heaven's Door (22/6/90) & Gig Hall (23/6/90)
  • Mixed at ZSF Produkt Studio, Tokyo, 27–28/8/90
  • Production: ZSF Produkt 1990