Faust: Faust IV
Rob Chapman, The Wire, May 2006
IN DECEMBER 1972, when the late Ian MacDonald wrote the first authoritative, and still near-definitive, guide to German experimental rock for NME he sorted the Grobschnitt from the shinola and saved many a young exploratory soul (e.g. me) from having to wade through any more preposterous and pompous outpourings from the UK prog-canon.
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