Merzbow – Remblandt Asemblage

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Double vinyle

Édition limitée à 199 copies

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Poids 900 g
Artiste

Merzbow

Titre

Remblandt Asemblage

Format

Vinyle

Label

UMA 115, Urashima

Année

2016

Genre

Industriel

Style

Noise

Condition

Neuf

Pays

Italie

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Merzbow – Remblandt Asemblage

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Description du label : Merzbow stands as the most important artist in noise music. The moniker of Japanese Masami Akita was born in Tokyo in 1979. Inspired by Dadaism and Surrealism, Akita took the name for his project from German artist Kurt Schwitters’ pre-war architectural assemblage « The Cathedral of Erotic Misery » or “Merzbau”. Just as Schwitters attacked the entrenched artistic traditions of his time with his revolutionary avant-garde collages, so too would Akita challenge the contemporary concept of what is called music. Merzbow would draw further influence from the Futurist movement. Not only would he embrace the Futurists’ love of technology and the machine civilization, but he would push their fondness for noise to the very boundaries of the extreme. Working in his home, he quickly gained notoriety as a purveyor of a musical genre composed solely of pure, unadulterated noise. Consequently, in 1980 Masami founded the first noise label, Lowest Music and Arts. Remblandt Assemblage was recorded and mixed at home in the same year and originally released on cassette the following year on own label. For the recording of this tape Masami used wide range of instruments: tapes, prepared acoustic guitar, tabla, junk percussion, microphone, radio, egg cutter & noise. Also this is the very first Merzbow album to use tape manipulations. Only a few copies were made and distributed on cassette in 1981, but otherwise it was not widely available until being partially reissued on the legendary ‘’Merzbox’’ in 2000. For the first time the complete 1981 cassette version has been released on double vinyl and no changes of pitch were made in the mastering process; digitally remastered from original cassette master for this reissue by Masami Akita in Tokyo, 2016


 

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