My musical tastes have been pretty consistent for a long time now. I like a wide variety of material, but tend to follow a crop rotation model when it comes to consuming it. I'll get fixated on an artist or period or genre and play what I have until a laser could play me back, then shift rather abruptly to something else. After that initial interest has lain fallow for awhile, I'll return to it in preparation for another harvest. Late last summer, for example, I couldn't get enough of the Mick Taylor-era Rolling Stones. In the spring I revisited some of my favorite Cure albums.
Right now I want nothing more than to immerse myself in German pop and rock. More specifically, I've fallen back in lust with those early 1970s bands Can, Faust, and Neu!: so-called "Krautrock", in other words. I recently managed to procure a replacement for Faust's IV, which got lost when I leant it to a friend, and have been playing the import edition's bonus disc, absent from the version I used to own, over and over. My favorite song of theirs at the moment, however, hails from the Tapes record: