Merzbow - Aqua Necromancer x 2 LP
That’s the beauty of rhythmic noise. It brings you in, lets you fall under its spell. While we appreciate the aggressive abrasion of “pure” noise, it becomes a bit redundant or limiting. Can an artform truly shock or offend, when it has been encountered many times before? And if its purpose is not to assault, then why listen to hours of formless static? (there are reasons, and there is aesthetic enjoyment and appreciation to be had, but it is still a question to be asked). Rhythmic noise lures you in, lets you wander around, lets you experience shapes and sounds in new ways.
Previously released on Released October 19, 1998 on Alien8 Recordings and is now released by Absurd Exposition.