This release documents Krautrock legends Faust live before an audience of friends, fellow artists and fans from all over Europe at 2008's Avant Garde Festival -- held quite literally in co-founder Jean-Hervé Peron's back yard in Schiphorst, Germany. A friendly audience yes, but one not easily impressed. Faust did not disappoint... from the spontaneous vocal improvisation during the soundcheck (preserved here as track 1), through the walk-about serenading of Peron's beloved pig with a firework backing, painting and power-tools amongst the crowd, to the blistering performance of the anthemic "Krautrock," this soon joined the list of legendary shows for this most legendary of bands. For those not fortunate enough to have been present, this 2CD package, housed in an LP-style gatefold sleeve complete with inner sleeves and lavishly illustrated with photos from the weekend, is the next best thing. As a bonus, and continuing the theme of collaboration from the Faust & Nurse With Wound, Disconnected (DPROM 061LP) and Andrew Liles & Jean-Hervé Peron, Fini! (DPROM 062CD) releases, the last track exclusively presents the finale of Nurse With Wound's festival set, featuring Jean-Hervé Peron and Steven Stapleton duetting on "Rock And Roll Session."
Cat. number: 1/1 1/2