Solonoise 1

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Solonoise 1
Studio album by Merzbow
Released 1982 (1982)
Recorded 1982 at home studio
Genre Noise
Length 47:37
Label Lowest Music & Arts
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Paradoxa Paradoxa
(1982)Paradoxa Paradoxa1982
Solonoise 1
Solonoise 2
(1982)Solonoise 21982

Solonoise 1 is an album by the Japanese noise artist Merzbow.[1] The name means "Solar-Noise", and was inspired by the book The Solar Anus by Georges Bataille.[2] It was originally released on cassette in 1982 and reissued in 1989 as a remixed version. It was included in the Merzbox and Lowest Music & Arts 1980–1983.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. Untitled 23:55
Side two
No. Title Length
1. Untitled 23:42


  • Masami Akita – loops, tapes, violin, microphone, home junks, electronics, snare drum
  • Kiyoshi Mizutani – piano, violin, home junks, microphone, guitar, pipe


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Solonoise 1 (Cassette)". Discogs. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ Woodward, Brett (1999). Merzbook: The Pleasuredome of Noise. Extreme. ISBN 0-646-38326-4.