A certain magic floods the room when free improvisers of the highest order get together to make music. And when said improvisers are also kindred spirits who know and can anticipate each other’s moves, a kind of wonderful telepathy takes over. Such was the case when enigmatic Japanese noise legend Merzbow (Masami Akita) got together in the… Continue reading New Release September 2019: Keiji Haino, Merzbow and Balázs Pándi release Become the Discovered, Not The Discoverer
Dear Friends, Cuts Of Guilt, Cuts Deeper, the new magnum opus by Merzbow, Mats Gustafsson, Balazs Pandi, here with Thurston Moore on guitar, is finally available to buy in all formats, including Double Vinyl (2x180gms). From the press release: “How did renowned Japanese noisemaker Merzbow (aka Masami Akita), Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and Hungarian drummer… Continue reading Cuts Of Guilt, Cuts Deeper now available in all formats!
Dear Friends 2015 is the Year Of The Goat – will it also be the Greatest Of All Time? We let you decide February CU//TS – Merzbow / Mats Gustafsson / Thurston Moore / Balazs Pandi SPIN MARVEL (Martin France w. Nils Petter Molvaer) March JÜ and Kjetil Møster FREQUENT FLYER II (Lorenzo Feliciati… Continue reading 2015 Is The Year Of The GOAT: The Greatest Of All Time?
Dear Friends Merzbow (Masami Akita), Mats Gustasfsson and Balazs Pandi came to London on April 13th and April 14th to record a new chapter in the saga of CUTS with the participation of special guest Thurston Moore and to perform LIVE at the Oval Space. Recording took place at Park Studios in Wembley After some setup… Continue reading Two Days Of Sonic Mayhem: Merzbow Gustafsson and Pandi in Studio and Live in London
Dear Friends 2014 has started swiftly, and we would like to take the opportunity to offer you all a peek at the releases we have prepared for this year. This year’s release schedule will be very intense and will feature two releases per monthly cycle End of February/Early March: We start with TWINSCAPES (RNR037 and RNR037LP)… Continue reading Through the looking glass: a peek at RareNoiseRecords releases for 2014
Dear Friends Our 2013 release cycle will start in February 2013 with Merzbow / Gustafsson / Pandi : Cuts Quoting from the Press Release: “If jazz, as the eminent critic Whitney Balliet once wrote, is the “sound of surprise,” Cuts, an intensely cathartic, fiercely turbulent collaboration between Japanese noise purveyor Masami Akita (aka Merzbow),… Continue reading This Year’s New Releases Part 1 : CUTS