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Merzbow

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Merzbow (メルツバウ) is an experimental music project created in Tokyo in 1979 under the direction of musician Masami Akita (秋田昌美). Since 1979, Akita has formed two record labels and has contributed releases to numerous independent record labels. As well as being a prolific artist, he has also written a number of books and has been the editor of several magazines in Japan. He has written about a variety of subjects, mostly about art, avant-garde music and post-modern culture. Read more on Last.fm

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Sunday Slaylist: Supersonic Festival 2012

October 7th, 2012

Supersonic Festival 2012 Thrash Hits

Last week we dropped a Damnation Festival-themed Slaylist, and this week we’re focussing on another indoor Autumn festival – Supersonic. While not specifically a metal festival (or even necessarily a “heavy” festival), Supersonic pushes the boundaries of what you can do with a music festival in ways that traditional metal fests can’t even dream of. Because traditional metal fests are too busy working themselves into a froth over who their headliners are.

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