Album Review: Faust - Something Dirty (Bureau)

Faust - Something Dirty (Bureau)

The title of this album might well refer to the fighting technique of Faust ’s chief nutter Jean-Hervé Péron , who once biffed a member of British Sea Power . It’s certainly a messy record, made by half of a broken legend: following a...

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Album review: Faust - 'Faust Is Last' - Klangbad

Album review: Faust - 'Faust Is Last' - Klangbad

Now with just one original member remaining, it seems a fitting time for these krautrock legends to be releasing their final album. It’s a shame, though, because one of the founders of industrial music have still got it. The first CD here (...

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London Royal Festival Hall

London Royal Festival Hall

First active in the early '70s in Germany, Faust were among the most influential yet under-regarded of the so-called 'Krautrock' groups. Their music was a relentless collage of synthesiser brutalism and free rock improvisation punctuated with...

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Ravvivanda

Ravvivanda

Kreidler and To Rococo Rot , the new wave of German electronica, may be toasting the Krautrock legacy with sparse, austere readings of the genre, but it's good to know that there's still an old guard that aren't afraid to get their fingers...

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