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Ko To No O To is a 7" release by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1] It is the first in a series of 7"s by seven different artists on the label.[2] The release was announced in January 2012 when Merzbow posted a sample of the first track on his SoundCloud page.[3]

Contents

1 Track listing 2 Personnel 3 Release history 4 References 5 External links

Track listing[edit] All music composed by Masami Akita.

Side one

No. Title Length

1. "Ko To No O To Part 1" 4:22

Side two

No. Title Length

1. "Ko To No O To Part 2" 4:05

Personnel[edit]

Masami Akita – 13 string koto, computer, noise, percussion Lewis Smart – artwork Twerk at AudibleOddities – mastering

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Quantity Catalog

Australia December 21, 2012 Retort Records 7" 150 RET004a

Pressed on marbled vinyl, the first few copies are red and clear marbled. References[edit]

^ "Merzbow - Ko To No O To (Vinyl)". Discogs.  Missing or empty url= (help); access-date= requires url= (help) ^ "RET004a". Retort Records. Retrieved March 4, 2014.  ^ Merzbow (22 January 2012). "Ko To No O To pt.1(excerpt) by merzbow". SoundCloud. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

External links[edit]

Ko To No O To on SoundCloud Ko To No O To on Bandcamp

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Merzbow

Full discography Forthcoming

1980–1989 (selected discography)

Studio albums

1981

Remblandt Assemblage Metal Acoustic Music Material Action for 2 Microphones E-Study Collection 004 Collection 005 Collection 009

1982

Normal Music Tridal Production Solonoise 1 Lowest Music 2

1983

Material Action 2 N.A.M. Dying Mapa I Dying Mapa II Dying Mapa III Kibbutz Mechanization Takes Command Worker Machine Le Cuisinier

1984

Sonic Command Dadavida Aka Meme Age of 369 Chant Pornoise/Extra

1985

Sadomasochismo The Lampinak Ushi-Tra Live Performance Feb. 85

1986

Batztoutai with Memorial Gadgets Antimonument

1987

Ecobondage Enclosure Vratya Southward

1988

Storage Crocidura Dsi Nezumi

1989

Flesh Metal Orgasm Scissors for Cutting Merzbow Severances

Live albums

Paradoxa Paradoxa (1982)

Box sets

Pornoise/1kg (1984)

Collaborations

Aerovivanda #1 (1984)

1990–1999

Studio albums

1990

Steel Cum Cloud Cock OO Grand Rainbow Electronics

1991

Hannover Interruption

1992

Metal Mad Man Recycled

1993

Batztoutai with Material Gadgets

1994

Venereology Noisembryo Flare Gun Hole

1995

Dadarottenvator Pinkream Green Wheels Magnesia Nova

1996

Music for Bondage Performance 2 Pulse Demon Spiral Honey Mercurated Oersted Electric Salad Project Frequency Rainbow Electronics 2

1997

Space Metalizer Hybrid Noisebloom Psychorazer Music of True Romance for Hyper Meat Performance

1998

1930 Tauromachine Maschinenstil Aqua Necromancer New Takamagahara Vibractance

1999

Blues Maggots Paradise Pachinko Tentacle Door Open at 8 am

Extended plays

Artificial Invagination (1991) Neo Orgasm (1993) Rod Drug 93 (1993) Nil Vagina for Mice (1993) Electroploitation (1994) White Blues (1994) Original Body Kingdom/Gala Abe Sada 1936 (1994) Electroknots (1995) Wakantanka / Aboriginie of Anniversary 50 Years After War (1995) Music for the Dead Man 2: Return of the Dead Man (1995) Red 2 Eyes (1997) Tint (1997) Happenings 1000 Years Time Ago (1999)

Live albums

Great American Nude / Crash for Hi-Fi (1991) Dutch Tour 1989 (1992) Noizhead (1995) Akasha Gulva (1996) Live at 20000V 30 Sep 1995 (1996) Mort Aux Vaches: Locomotive Breath (1998)

Video albums

Live at Middle East Cafe Boston 21 Sep 1990 (1990) Live July 5th, 1995 (1996)

Box sets

Metalvelodrome (1993)

Remix albums

Scumtron (1996)

Compilation albums

Age of 369/Chant 2 (1996)

Collaborations

Music for Man with No Name (1994) Plays (1996) Sound Pressure Level (1998) She (1999)

2000–2009

Studio albums

2000

Collapse 12 Floors

2001

Hard Lovin' Man Dharma Frog Puroland

2002

Amlux Fantail Ikebukuro Dada Merzbeat A Taste Of... Merzzow

2003

Cycle Animal Magnetism

2004

Tamago Offering Yoshinotsune Electro Magnetic Unit Merzbird Sha Mo 3000 1633

2005

Bariken Dust of Dreams Rattus Rattus Merzbuddha Sphere Early Computer Works Scene Senmaida Merzbuta

2006

Minazo Vol. 1 Bloody Sea F.I.D. Minazo Volume Two Metamorphism

2007

Merzbear Coma Berenices Zophorus Peace for Animals Higanbana

2008

Here Arijigoku Dolphin Sonar Eucalypse Protean World Dead Leaves Tombo Hodosan

2009

Camouflage Somei... Hiranya Don't Steal My Coat Microkosmos Volume 1

Extended plays

Mini Cycle / Yoshino Tamago / Yonos Bigfoot (2004) Black Bone, Part 5 (2006) Tempi / Matatabi (2009)

Live albums

Live at Radio 100 (2000) Live Magnetism (2003) Live in Geneva (2005) Live Destruction at No Fun 2007 (2007)

Video albums

Live in Germany 1996 (2001) Equilibratura Elettronica (2005)

Box sets

Merzbox (2000) 24 Hours – A Day of Seals (2002) Timehunter (2003) Last of Analog Sessions (2004) Houjoue (2005) Turmeric (2006) 13 Japanese Birds (2009)

Remix albums

Ikebana: Merzbow's Amlux Rebuilt, Reused and Recycled (2003) Frog Remixed and Revisited (2003)

Collaborations

湯島の白梅 (2001) 不味苦 (2001) Satanstornade (2002) Live CBGB's NYC 1998 (2003) Partikel (2004) 04092001 (2005) In Real Time (2005) Sun Baked Snow Cave (2005) Merzdub (2006) Partikel II (2007) Walrus / Groon (2007) Rock Dream (2007) SYR8: Andre Sider Af Sonic Youth (2008) Keio Line (2008)

2010–present

Studio albums

2010

Graft Ouroboros

2011

Jigokuhen Kamadhenu Yaho-Niwa Dead Zone Surabhi Lop Lop

2012

Gman//HJYUGTF2 Uzu Me Ku Merzbuddha Variations Kibako

2013

Takahe Collage Samidara Grand Owl Habitat Tamayodo

2014

Nezumimochi

2015

Wildwood Konchuuki

2016

Kakapo Hatobana Hanakisasage

2017

Aodron Wildwood II Muen

Extended plays

Ko To No O To (2012) Pulse Vegan (2014) Torus (2017)

Live albums

Kookaburra (2013)

Compilation albums

Another Merzbow Records (2010)

Box sets

Ecobag/13 Birds in a Bag +1 (2010) Merzbient (2010) Merzphysics (2012) Merzmorphosis (2012) Lowest Music & Arts 1980–1983 (2012) Duo (2013)

Collaborations

Klatter (2011) Mer Mar (2012) Cuts (2013) Full of Hell & Merzbow (2014) Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper (2015) Merzxiu (2015) Flying Basket (2015) Gensho (2016) An Untroublesome Defe

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