About Michael Tau

Michael Tau was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. As a teenager, he
was introduced to bizarre and adventurous music via the after-hours CBC radio
program, Brave New Waves, which he recorded onto cassette to listen to
the next day. In university, he attended noise shows in lofts in Montreal's
quasi-industrial districts, to the detriment of his hearing. He has since
written for numerous underground music publications and has authored several
music zines. When he isn't listening to the Merzbow boxset, he works as a

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