A sonic assault of epic proportions, Cuts blends the bombast of Merzbow’s grinding white noise barrages with Balazs Pandi’s thunderous pulse on the kit and Mats Gustafsson’s ferocious abandon on baritone sax and clarinet mixed with live electronics, bringing to mind a marriage of Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music and Coltrane’s Interstellar Space, with touches of Sonic Youth’s sonic mayhem thrown in for good measure.
Masami Akita : noise electronics
Mats Gustafsson : baritone sax & G-clarinet, live electronics
Balázs Pándi : drums, percussion
1. evil knives. lines.
2. deep lines. cuts.
3. the fear too. invisible.
4. like razor blades in the dark.
5. like me. like you.
Recorded April 2012 at Metropolis Studio, Budapest
Studio Engineers: Daniel Sandor and Gabor Borosi
Mixed by Masami Akita at Munemihouse Studio, Tokyo
Mastered by James Plotkin at Plotkinworks
Cover photos by Péter Szabó
Artwork and Design by Ron
All compositions by Masami Akita, Mats Gustafsson, Balázs Pándi
Published by RareNoisePublishing (PRS)
Executive Producer for RareNoiseRecords : Giacomo Bruzzo
© + ℗ RareNoiseRecords 2013