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Faust: The Sound of the Eighties

Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 3 March 1973

A LOW buzzing sound, at first almost subliminal, emanates from a position somewhere between the twin stereo speakers. It wavers, hesitantly, from side to side – and then spreads out into all the channels, intensifying in volume, until one end of the room is transformed into a wall of drizzling white noise.

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