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Faust (German: fist) are a German krautrock band. Formed in 1971 in Wümme, the group was originally composed of Werner "Zappi" Diermaier, Hans Joachim Irmler, Arnulf Meifert, Jean-Hervé Péron, Rudolf Sosna, and Gunther Wüsthoff, working with record producer Uwe Nettelbeck and engineer Kurt Graupner. Their cut-and-splice techniques were ground-breaking at the time, and they lasted until 1975 in their first incarnation. Starting in the 90s, various members started reuniting, with Diermaier and Péron the chief instigators. They have been joined by numerous other musicians, and in 2005 Diermaier and Péron joined with Olivier Manchion and Amaury Cambuzat from the French group Ulan Bator to form a new version of Faust. This group has existed in parallel with another Faust consisting of Hans Joachim Irmler, Steven Wray Lobdell, Lars Paukstat, Michael Stoll, and Jan Fride.
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Faust — Fresh Air Faust — Fresh Air
(Bureau B BB254, 2017, CD)
Various Artists — Kopf Musik Various Artists — Kopf Musik
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 79, 2017, 3CD)
Various Artists — Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide Various Artists — Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide
(Purple Pyramid CLO0355CD, 2016, 6CD)
Various Artists — Kollektion 04: Bureau B Compiled by Richard Fearless Various Artists — Kollektion 04: Bureau B Compiled by Richard Fearless
(Bureau B BB184, 2015, 2CD)
Faust — jUSt (Just Us) Faust — jUSt (Just Us)
(Bureau B BB182, 2014, CD)
Faust — Faust Is Last Faust — Faust Is Last
(Klanbad 46CD, 2010, 2CD)
Faust — Something Dirty Faust — Something Dirty
(Bureau B BB65, 2010, CD)
Faust — C'est Com... Com... Compliqué Faust — C'est Com... Com... Compliqué
(Bureau B BB21, 2009, CD)
Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
(Audion ISBN 0-9529506-0-CDRO, 2007, CD-ROM)
Faust / NWW — Disconnected Faust / NWW — Disconnected
(art-errorist D/DIS1/07, 2007, CD)
Tony Conrad with Faust — Outside the Dream Syndicate - Alive Tony Conrad with Faust — Outside the Dream Syndicate - Alive
(TOE-CD-48, 2005, CD)
Faust — Freispiel Faust — Freispiel
(Klangbad FRR 1992, 2001, CD)
Mushroom vs Bundy K. Brown vs Faust vs Gary Floyd  — Compared to What Mushroom vs Bundy K. Brown vs Faust vs Gary Floyd — Compared to What
(Innerspace 7714, 2000, CD)
Faust — Ravvivando Faust — Ravvivando
(Klangbad, 1999/2004, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Faust — You Know Faust Faust — You Know Faust
(ReR Megacorp ReR F4, 1996, CD)
Julian Cope — Krautrocksampler Julian Cope — Krautrocksampler
(Head Heritage 0952671913, 1995, TPB)
Faust — Rien Faust — Rien
(Table of the Elements Cr 24, 1994, CD)
Faust — The Last LP Faust — The Last LP
(ReR Megacorp ReR 36, 1988, LP)
Faust — Munic and Elsewhere Faust — Munic and Elsewhere
(Recommended Records (RéR) RR 25, 1986, LP)
Various Artists — Recommended Records Sampler Various Artists — Recommended Records Sampler
(Recommended Records (RéR) ReR 25A/B, 1982/2009, 2CD)
Faust — BBC Sessions+ Faust — BBC Sessions+
(ReR Megacorp F5, 1973/2001, CD)
Faust — Faust IV Faust — Faust IV
(Virgin CDVR 2004, 1973/2006, 2CD)
Faust — The Faust Tapes Faust — The Faust Tapes
(ReR Megacorp ReR F2, 1973/2000, CD)
Faust — So Far Faust — So Far
(Revisited Records SPV 49572 CD, 1972/2005, CD)
Faust — Faust Faust — Faust
(ReR Megacorp ReR F6, 1971/2000, CD)

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