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Richard Pinhas, Tatsuya Yoshida & Merzbow – Process & Reality (2016)

Richard Pinhas, Tatsuya Yoshida & Merzbow – Process & Reality (2016)

On the powerful and unrelenting ‘Process and Reality’, Yoshida’s thunderous drums provide the adrenaline as Pinhas and Merzbow supply the clinical soul.

Merzbow / Haino / Pandi – An Untroublesome Defencelessness (2016)

Merzbow / Haino / Pandi – An Untroublesome Defencelessness (2016)

‘An Untroublesome Defencelessness’ features the collective wisdom of Merzbow, Keiji Haino and Balazs Pandi – three visionary musicians who have made careers out of embracing uncharted territory.

Merzbow/Pandi/Gustafsson with Thurston Moore – Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper (2015)

Merzbow/Pandi/Gustafsson with Thurston Moore – Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper (2015)

This ain’t pop music, ladies and gentleman. It’s a party of noise.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Bastard Noise, “The Duel of the Ant and the Dragonfly” (2013)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Bastard Noise, “The Duel of the Ant and the Dragonfly” (2013)

So a couple of weeks ago, a co-worker shouted out loud “Ugh, I just can’t get the damned Katy Perry song out of my head!”

Merbow – Dead Zone (2012)

Music reviewing is famously described as “dancing about architecture” but dissecting Merbow’s noise music is more comparable to slicing water. For starters, the Japanese king of noise challenges and stretches the whole notion of what we call music.

Richard Pinhas and Merzbow – Rhizome (2011)

Last fall, we saluted the arrival of a new Richard Pinhas CD, Metal/Crystal, one that supplemented his trio with fellow experimentalist warriors Merzbow and Wolf Eyes.

Richard Pinhas featuring Merbow and Wolf Eyes – Metal/Crystal (2010)

Richard Pinhas featuring Merbow and Wolf Eyes – Metal/Crystal (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron Even if you’re into experimental music you might not have heard of Richard Pinhas, but he’s kind of a big deal in his native France. This guitarist led the art-rock band Hedron in the mid 70s, during which time they made seven albums. Pinhas went on to record under his own name, at first sporadically, butRead More