Newsbits: Alexander Noice / Merzbow, Haino, and Pandi / Frank Zappa / Sam Newsome / Suzanne Ciani

The new album from Alexander Noice grabs yet another positive review.

Another notable release, the new album from Merzbow, Keiji Haino, and Balazs Pandi is reviewed. is releasing a Halloween ’73 box set.

I Care If You Listen reviews the latest from Sam Newsome.

The Wire has a mix of Suzanne Ciani pieces from across her career.