Telefon Tel Aviv: Fahrenheit Fair Enough

Telefon Tel Aviv: Fahrenheit Fair Enough

By Andrew Paschal

With a bonus disc of unreleased electronic experimentations, the reissue of Fahrenheit Fair Enough is a document of forward-thinking genre wars that will fascinate one's faculties and promote a still, meditative awareness. 5 Dec 2016 // 1:25 AM

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