Tag Archives: Irmin Schmidt

Can – Ege Bamyasi

Can’s fourth studio album “Ege Bamyasi” was released in 1972.  Their previous albums had been recorded in Schloss Nörvenich, a 14th century castle near Cologne.   After having a hit single in Germany with “Spoon”, they moved into an old cinema … Continue reading

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Can – Monster Movie

It kicks off with ‘Father Cannot Yell’, every moment of the Mark E Smith back catalogue crushed into seven glorious minutes, only with clearer vocals. There are whole albums by lesser bands in there – soft jazzy shuffling drums being … Continue reading

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Can – Tago Mago

As I’m sure you all know, “Tago Mago” is a damn strange album. Strange in context (both then and now), strange in concept and also strange looking.   Originally intended to have been a single album, new manager Hildegard negotiated … Continue reading

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Can – Future Days

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Can – Soundtracks

Can fans always seem to arguing over which era was better – the Damo era or the Malcolm era. The Malcolm ones seem to particularly want to state this, often being their second bit of information after telling you they … Continue reading

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