Kookaburra is a live album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was recorded at the Riverside Theatre Parramatta, Sydney, Australia during the 2012 Aurora Festival. A concert recorded the preceding day was released as MONOAkuma. A collaborative concert with Oren Ambarchi recorded two days later was released as Cat's Squirrel. All music composed by Masami Akita. Recorded live May 11, 2012 at the Aurora Festival, Riverside Theatre, Australia. Masami Akita – handmade instruments, laptop, effects.
2013 live album by Merzbow. Kookaburra is a live album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow A concert recorded the preceding day was released as MONOAkuma.
Kookaburra is a live album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. A collaborative concert with Oren Ambarchi recorded two days. 2013 live album by Merzbow.
Kookaburra documents a rare live appearance of Merzbow downunder, capturing his solo performance in Sydney, Australia, May 2012. Following a slew of archival boxset releases and a relative scarcity in new recordings, Kookaburra comes at an opportune time to showcase the current solo Merzbow live sound. Leaving aside the more melodic and ambient touches heard on recent studio albums, Kookaburra cuts straight to the chase with 60 minutes of blissfully dense noise, brimming with endless detail.
KOOKABURRA by Merzbow, released 21 December 2013 1. KOOKABURRA There is no argument; Merzbow stands as the most important artist in noise music. The moniker of Japanese artist Masami Akita has appeared on over four hundred albums since 1979. The name comes from German artist Kurt Schwitters' famous work Merzbau, in which he transformed the interior of his house with found objects. This is reflected in Akita's junk art, collage aesthetic. Deluxe hard-cover book style packaging. Includes unlimited streaming of KOOKABURRA via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days.
Duo, subtitled Masami Akita & Kiyoshi Mizutani Selected Studio Sessions 1987–89, is a box set album by the Japanese noise project Merzbow. It is composed of unreleased studio sessions recorded with Kiyoshi Mizutani. Some of these recordings were used as raw material for solo releases like Scissors for Cutting Merzbow, but the original recordings were unreleased until now. These recordings mirror albums like Ecobondage, Enclosure, and Storage.