by Merzbow

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    Custom high quality, sturdy tip-on mini-LP gatefold packaging with a pop-up.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Konchuuki via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 400 

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Brand new album by the undisputable master of noise and his third installment for Essence Music.

Four blistering sonic assaults from the depths of Masami Akita’s nauseating fluorescent cosmos. Throbbing machine screams and screeches, pulsating analog rhythms and piercing frequencies. Looped and layered with sonic detail, the album is another important chapter of harsh psychedelia that stands up on Merzbow’s extensive discography.

Inspired by the world of insects, "Konchuuki" - a coined term meaning “insect machine” - comes presented on our deluxe tip-on, sturdy gatefold mini-LP packaging featuring beautiful artwork by the incredibly talented Serbian illustrator Vladimir Stankovic, including an elaborated striking moth pop-up!

This edition is limited to 400 copies.

––> Also released as a handmade Boxset Edition limited to 114 copies. Exclusively available from our website: essence-music.com.


released August 10, 2015

All music by Masami Akita.
Recorded and mixed at Munemihouse, Tokyo, Dec 2013-Feb 2014.
Artwork by Vladimir Stankovic.
Paper engineering by Essence Music.

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