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Von Südenfed: Tromatic Reflexxions

Ben Thompson, The Guardian, 20 May 2007

THE NAME VON SÜDENFED suggests a German First World War flying ace who went on to build a global pharmaceutical dynasty around a popular headache remedy. The contrasting resonances of noisy conflict and palliative endeavour seem highly appropriate to a collaboration between the Fall's Mark E Smith and Domino Records' ambassadors of German electronica Jan St Werner and Andi Toma (aka Mouse on Mars). But the one thing no one could have predicted about Tromatic Reflexxions was just how much fun it would turn out to be.

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