Masami Akita Age, Birthday, Biography, Wiki, Movies & More

Masami Akita, better known by his stage name Merzbow, is a Japanese noise musician. He is best known for his style of harsh, confrontational noise exemplified on his 1996 release, Pulse Demon. Since 1980, he has released over 400 recordings, and has collaborated with various artists. (Wikipedia)

Masami Akita

Masami Akita Biography / Wiki

Name Masami Akita
Also Know Merzbow, 秋田昌美
Gender Male
Known For Sound
Place of Birth Tokyo
Date of Birth 1956-12-19
Age(as in 2022) 65
Deathday

Masami Akita Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow Himself 1998-01-01 Documentary about and with the Japanese electronic composer and artist Merzbow….
Nor Noise Himself 2004-07-01 Nor Noise is the first norwegian documentary about noise music. Movie Maker Tom Hovinbøle has from the start in 2001 interviewed a number of artists…
Hell Bento: Uncovering the Japanese Underground Himself 1995-12-12 An exploration of underground Japanese counter-culture….
Signal to Noise Himself 1998-06-29 Short documentary on Japanese noise artist Merzbow by South African filmmaker Aryan Kaganof. Filmed on location at the Kamakura Temple, Japan, 1997….
Merzbow: Live July 5th, 1995 Himself 1996-01-01 Live concert recorded at Brückenkopf in Mainz, Germany on July 5, 1995….
Merzbow: Live at Middle East Cafe Boston 21 Sep 1990 Himself 1993-02-01 Live concert recorded at the Middle East cafe in Boston, MA on September 21, 1990….
Merzbow: Live in Germany 1996 Himself 2001-01-01 Live concert recorded on the MS Stubnitz in Rostock, Germany on April 6, 1996….
日本のロック名鑑① Himself 2004-05-26 Live footage and interviews with Japanese acts Kirihito, U.G MAN, ECD, Merzbow, and S×O×B…
Oh! Moro Volume 5 Merzbow 1992-10-01 Kansai New Art Video Magazine – Noise Collection. Rare noise compilation of some of Japan’s top musicians in 1992. The first part includes an intervi…
Good Alchemy Video Himself 1995-01-01 Performances by Japanese Noise acts: Masonna, Incapacitants, Merzbow, Solmania, Hijokaidan….
Kingdom of Noise: Japanese Noise Selection Himself 1993-01-01 Various life performances by Japanese Noise acts: Aube – Low Spin Drift / Incapacitants – Live At 20000V / Dislocation – Writing And Masturbation / Ma…

Masami Akita Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Lost Paradise: Riding Habit Harakiri Director 1990-01-01 Directed by Masami Akita,who is also one of Japan’s leading noise musicians under the name Merzbow. With a soundtrack by the director himself, this in…

Sound

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow Music 1998-01-01 Documentary about and with the Japanese electronic composer and artist Merzbow….
Scanning of Modulations Music 2001-11-20 Eye-popping digital moving image work with an equally arresting soundtrack from noise music heavies….
Female Harakiri: Celebration Music 1990-01-01 A woman in a nurse’s outfit sits in a dark room. She kneels on a mat and looks over a knife, touching it with her fingers and examining it. She runs…
Routemaster Music 1999-01-01 Routemaster is a montage of rhythmically organised repetitions and involves an abstraction of motion that increases in frequency and scale. The basic …
Newscaster/Dragon/Maggots Music 2013-02-01 The surreal film Newscaster/Dragon/Maggots is a transmission of what lurks in between the channels. This is a rotoscoped piece of animation created fr…
The Sequence of Parallel Bars Music 1992-01-01 The film opens with a rubber-clad woman stepping sensuously out of a limousine. The camera lovingly closes-up on her stilletoed foot… She enters a d…
The Dead Man 2: Return of the Dead Man Music 1994-04-10 The Dead Man returns, but it’s too late to save us. We are already dead….
Lost Paradise: Riding Habit Harakiri Music 1990-01-01 Directed by Masami Akita,who is also one of Japan’s leading noise musicians under the name Merzbow. With a soundtrack by the director himself, this in…
Asphalto Music 1998-09-25 As a conceptual fiction, Asphalto describes the relationship of a man and a woman by means of metaphor and visual symbols related to asphalt, service …
School Girl: Harakiri Music 1990-01-01 A school girl kneels on her mat looking over an old photo album containing pictures of people committing seppuku. Becoming aroused by what she sees, s…
True Romance: Live at MOMA Music 1992-01-01 Video by True Romance, the performance art offshoot of Merzbow…
True Romance: Live at Nice, France Music 1992-01-01 Video by True Romance, the performance art offshoot of Merzbow…
True Romance: Pleasure Room of Anti Education Music 1992-01-01 Video by True Romance, the performance art offshoot of Merzbow…
True Romance: Live at Mandala 2 Music 1992-01-01 Video by True Romance, the performance art offshoot of Merzbow…
セーラー服・縄無残 Music 1990-01-01 Kinbaku film staring Mayumi Sayo…
女囚拷問縄 Music 1992-01-01 Kinbaku film staring Youri Sunohara…
True Romance: Blood Orgy of the She Dolls Music 1992-01-01 Video by True Romance, the performance art offshoot of Merzbow…
Nameless Music 2004-07-01 Experimental gore horror film with music and samples from Merzbow, Tool and Aleister Crowley….

Other Info

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Lost Paradise: Riding Habit Harakiri Script 1990-01-01 Directed by Masami Akita,who is also one of Japan’s leading noise musicians under the name Merzbow. With a soundtrack by the director himself, this in…

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