by Niku Senpuki

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A tribute to Masami Akita, the god of noise.

Originally prepared for a Merzbow Tribute sampler in 2013
However it seemed almost criminal to not release the full album. Lauschunterdrückung (lit. listening suppression, a pun on the german word for noise suppression "Rauschunterdrückung") is a three track stroll through the various shapes, qualities, textures and moods of noise music. From the abrasive to the meditative. Each was created using entirely different sound sources and methods.

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released December 17, 2013

I slipped in the shower and when I woke up several hours later I found this on my computer. All sounds and artwork by Fabian Otto ... I think




Niku Senpuki Augsburg, Germany

Niku Senpuki is the brainchild of Fabian Otto.
Begun as a series of improvisations in late 2007/early 2008 and slowly taking the vaguely defined form of a noise/ambient/whatever project flirting with film music. What is next? Noone knows. Maybe a Krautrock Album? Philosphical debates with a vaccuum cleaner? Why does my breath smell of cat food?! ... more

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