Can Biography

Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne, West Germany, in 1968. Later labeled as one of the first krautrock groups, they transcended mainstream influences and incorporated strong minimalist and world music elements into their often psychedelic music.

Can constructed their music largely through collective spontaneous composition--which the band differentiated from improvisation in the jazz sense--sampling themselves in the studio and editing down the results; bassist/chief engineer Holger Czukay referred to Can's live and studio performances as "instant compositions". They had occasional commercial success, with singles such as "Spoon" and "I Want More" reaching national singles charts. Through albums such as Monster Movie (1969), Tago Mago (1971), Ege Bamyasi (1972) and Future Days (1973), the band exerted a considerable influence on avant-garde, experimental, underground, ambient, new wave and electronic music.

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Krautrock legend teams up with indie rockers

Can singer joins The Early Years

  • Oct 26, 2006

CAN OPENED UP AGAIN

Can are to put out re-mastered versions of four classic albums…

  • Sep 12, 2004

CAN GUITARIST DIES

The cult artist passes away suddenly at 53...

  • Nov 20, 2001

CAN: YOU DIG IT?

Krautrockers storm the [b]Barbican[/b]...

  • Sep 9, 1999

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  • Mar 8, 1999

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