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 Post subject: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:26 pm 

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:23 pm 
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I guess someone could make a case for Amon Düül, or even Ash Ra Tempel. For me it’s Popol Vuh. There are things guitarist Danny Fichelscher does that I’ve never heard another guitarist do.
I wish I could write an album review for Das Hohelied Salomos [1974]. I know I would sound like Ralphie from ‘A Christmas Story’ waxing poetic about a red rider B.B. gun, though.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:18 pm 

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Can. I even dig their mid/late '70's attempts at Ambient, Afro-Cuban, Funk, Jazz Fusion, Burundi and Disco. Something so organically cracked mosaic genius about this band. In the same way as Tom Waits, Frank Zappa/The Mothers, Dr. John, Jerry Garcia/Grateful Dead & Lowell George/Little Feat.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
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CAN drummer Jaki Liebzeit and bassist/producer/mad scientist Holger Czukay were always their secret weapons. An exceptionally versatile rhythm section that can swing for days and days in any genre, any groove.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
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Jaki Liebzeit and Holger Czukay hooked up with Jah Wobble for an amazing LP of mental dub plates in 1982 called Full Circle. Essential listening.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:47 pm 

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Damocles74 wrote:
I guess someone could make a case for Amon Düül, or even Ash Ra Tempel. For me it’s Popol Vuh. There are things guitarist Danny Fichelscher does that I’ve never heard another guitarist do.
I wish I could write an album review for Das Hohelied Salomos [1974]. I know I would sound like Ralphie from ‘A Christmas Story’ waxing poetic about a red rider B.B. gun, though.




Amon Duul II here for sure as tops, and you know I also dig the hell out of some Popol Vuh.

I've been listening to some later Ash Ra Tempel, and while it's not as freaky zonked out, it's still magical.

I loves me some Brainticket as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
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12 studio LPs in 10 years. All good to brilliant in quality. No other band from the era can touch that mark.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
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Found some time to give this band a full album listen. It’s a solid effort with every track offering something unique.


I’ve never heard jazz drumming support a folk-type song before.

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 Post subject: Re: Can. Best "Krautrock" AKA German Prog band ever.
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So damn funky while retaining all the hallmarks of the unimpeachable CAN.

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