Original Faust 7″ repressing – view the trailer!

Play Louder are reissuing the only 7″ single released by the 70s Faust.

From 1972, “So Far/It’s A Bit Of A Pain” features versions of the songs different to those on the original albums.

“How different?” I hear you cry [or am I developing paranoia?]. Well, judge for yourself as you can listen to it HERE

Faust News Galore!

Leading German-scene veterans Faust have exploded with news this fair morning with new releases and a live date too:

A Faust photo on wikipedia yesterday

A Faust photo on wikipedia yesterday

Faust meets Palais Schaumburg
Jean-Hervé Peron (art-Errorist/Faust) and Zappi Diermaier (Faust/Der Schlaeger) together with
Holger Hiller (Palais Schaumburg) will meet and record in Clouds Hill Studios, Hamburg, Germany
from November 19th to 24th.
The recorded material will be released by Bureau B, spring 2010

Remix?… Interpretation! Faust and John Cale
Ulrich Krieger has proposed art-Errorist Jean-Hervé Peron and Zappi Diermaier to contribute to
a compilation of Cale’s works remixes.
Each artist should propose a ten minutes variation of any track on Cale’s catalog of Mode Records.
The re-mixers so far are: Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Jeff Mills (Underground Resistance), Mike
Patton (Faith No More/Fantomas), Chris and Cosey (CarterTutti, Cris&Cosey, Throbbing Gristle),
Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Jim O’Rourke, Thomas Koner (Porter Ricks), Terre Thaemliz, Masami
Akita (Merzbow), Robert Henke (Monolake), Blue Gene Tyranny and Carsten Nicolai (alva noto).
Deadline for the release is April 2010.

Faust last concert for this year:
Catch The Soap prods have invited Faust to perform their last concert for this year in Athens
(Greece) at the Kyttaro Live venue.
The line-up will include Geraldine Swayne, Amaury Cambuzat, Jean-Hervé Peron and Zappi Diermaier.

Faust covers Karamel: Lady Sorrow
a 7″ features a side product of Faust rehearsals at Clouds Hill: Johann Scheerer, manager of the
studio and member of german band Karamel, asked Faust if they’d like to interpretate one of
Karamel’s song “Sorge”… they did! Released on Clouds Hill Ltd.


“Sui” is a new album recorded by the Coincidenza project. These is a meeting of improvising musicians who haven’t before met or played together meet in various combinations to record or give concerts. The aim of the project is find, through improvisational causality, the essence of music. “Sui” is neither an album from a band nor a compilation. In this record are playing 11 Musicians from 5 lands:

Agathe Gizard (F) – violin, voice
Chad Popple (USA) – drum
Frank Szardenings (D) – guitar, bass, sax
Gastone Lagaffe (CH) – tenor sax, guitar
Hans Hartmann (CH)– doublebass, chapmanstick
Jeff Gburek (USA) – guitar, mixer, laptop
Jean Hervé Peron (F) – voice, guitar, bass, trumpet, psalter, bohrhammer,chain, horn
Mat Pogo (I) – voice, mixer radio station set.
Peter Schlewinski (D) – drum
JD Zazie (I) – cds, turntable, mixer
der Himmel (I) – bass, voice, drum, horn, bohrhammer, chain

It was recorded on 24th & 25th February 2007 in Berlin.The 500 copies of the CD are a hand-numbered limited edition, available from http://www.art-errorist.de