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Label: Important Records

Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

In stock


*20th anniversary reissue!* Merzbow's Merzbeat is one the most unique and legendary titles in the artist's vast archive. This 20th anniversary reissue is being issued at the same time as CD reissue of his 1983 album Material Action 2 and a brand new collaboration with Arcane Device, all on Important Records. Originally released in 2002, Merzbeat contains over 50 minutes of aggressive, psychedelic, organic, analog beat oriented Merzbow compositions. Drummed rhythms, massive looping samples, a punk spirit and a return to analog Merzbow. KID 606 called it 'one of the greatest thing Merzbow has ever done.'

Cat. number: Imprec 004
Year: 2022
20th Anniversary Repress in jewel case. Hypesticker on plastic Recorded & Mixed at Bedroom, Takinogawa 2001-2002. Remixed on April 2002. Photos: Minazow of Southern Elephant Seal, taken at Christal Pool of Enoshima Aquarium.