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The Pillars of The Sound Barrier Part Two: Merzbow

The Sound Barrier : Playlist for Sunday 2 April 2017

Artist | Track/Song Name | Album Title | Label/Distributor | Comments

All of tonight's music is both composed and performed by Masami Akita as Merzbow. The playlist lists the name of the piece first (and the year it was recorded), followed by the name of the album, the label, and lastly the duration.

Theme of Dadaist (1981) | Merzbox (Volume 3/50) (partial reissue of Remblandt Assemblage) | Extreme | 9:39

Violinsolo89 (1989) | Merzbient (Volume 11/12) | Soleilmoon | 15:40

Ropes in Tears (1991) | Music for Bondage Performance | Extreme | 6:55

Bird Droppings on Your Head (2009) | Kujakubato (13 Japanese Birds Volume 7/13) | Important Records | 5:53

Kookaburra (2012) | Kookaburra | Hospital Hill | 57:45

Be sure to check out the blog for more information about the music of Merzbow, and the range of works played on tonight's show!