Archive for the 'CAN' Category

Monday, January 5th, 2015

1968 free-jazz, psychedelic, art rock-funk. Sure, and from who else but Can. Culled from the still vital Lost Tapes compilation, “Midnight Sky” is one of the group’s earliest rarities, featuring their first vocalist, the New York City-based singer (and sculptor) Malcolm Mooney. As the band builds a tense, driving rhythm, Mooney riffs and scats, announcing, […]

Friday, November 30th, 2012

There are those among us who will shudder when I say this, but let’s face facts: Can was a jam band. Indeed, jamming was at the heart of pretty much everything the legendary krautrockers did. Rather than a group centered around a songwriter, Can was a collective of improvisers whose primary modus operandi in the […]