Can | Vitamin C

“Can” was one of the most important bands Kraut Rock movement (or krautrock ) that emerged in Germany in the late 1960s. This group was known for the various musical roots of his musicians : Irmin Schmidt School came Stockhausen , as Holger Czukay , who had already recorded an album with his band interesting Canaxis ; Jaki came from a scene Liebzeit more attached to free jazz, while Michael Karoli was the one who was closest to the rock of 1960 , its two main and most renowned vocalists , Malcolm Mooney and Damo Suzuki were mainly “interpreters” ( performers ) with a strong personality that complemented the group.

Can experimental music was based primarily on Jaki Liebezeit ‘s percussion , improvisation of all its members and influences of psychedelia of Pink Floyd, the experimentation of the Velvet Underground , the funk of James Brown ‘s recording studio arts Lee Perry and free jazz of John Coltrane and Albert Ayler . It was a very influential group in a lot of genres that emerged since then , like punk , post punk , new wave , electronic music , industrial music and ambient .

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