Merzbow - Bird Block 13 CD box set
* Only a limited amount of these are available. Shirts are currently unavailable.
Bird One: Sozume (LTD 1000)
Bird Two: Foukuro (LTD 1000)
Bird Three: Yurikamome (LTD 1000)
Bird Four: Karasu (LTD 1000)
Bird Five: Uzura (LTD 1000)
Bird Six: Kamo (LTD 1000)
Bird Seven: Kujakubato (LTD 1000)
Bird Eight: Kokuchou (LTD 1000)
Bird Nine: Hiyodori (LTD 1000)
Bird Ten: Niwatori (LTD 1000)
Bird Eleven: Shirasagi (LTD 1000)
Bird Twelve: Tsubame (LTD 1000)
Bird Thirteen: Chabo (LTD 1000)
Limited opportunity to get all 13 records from Masami Akita's Thirteen Japanese Bird Series at a box set price.
Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds was a 13 month series of releases inspired by Olivier Messaien's Catalogue D'Oiseaux. Beginning in January 2009, one volume of 13 Japanese Birds was released each month. The 13th and final volume was released January 2010.
Author, activist, painter and sound artist Masami Akita had been at the foreground of experimental music for over 25 years. Inspired by psycedelic rock, free jazz, early electronic composition as well the physical arts, especial Kurt Schwitters' Merzbau, Masami Akita has created a musical language all his own.
* A tiny hole is drilled into the back corner of each CD case.