Recent Articles with Can
As Tosca, Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber released their first album, the wittily titled and groundbreaking Opera, in 1997. However, their friendship began much earlier, in school, where their shared love of musical experimentation, particularly with tape machines, proved a fertile basis for long-term collaboration. – more
Another year long gone. Musically speaking, 2012 was a great year—at least for me, as I see music not only in terms of fun but also as a way to calibrate myself with the world. Having said that, this year (as with every year) I’ve listened to a lot of different music by many artists, – more
The Berlin-based Argentinian duo Mueran Humanos just released their new 7″ Culpable on the legendary Southern Records/Louder Than War label. Tomas Nochteff and Carmen Burguess’ sound is heavily defined by synths and heavy basslines. So we thought to hit them up with a quick 10 x 4 to see how they tick. – more
From Kraftwerk’s travel obsession and the endless poetics of Manuel Göttsching’s E2-E4 to Atom™’s overt Schubert references on Winterreise, German Romanticism has been an enduring presence in electronic music. So too for Berlin clicks and cuts/dubtechnoist Stefan Betke and minimal techno godfather Wolfgang Voigt. Over the past fifteen years, both artists have forged a – more
I’m not much of a career person. In fact, I would say I’ve stumbled into almost everything I’ve done in life—not entirely by accident, but certainly without very much planning. And that’s more or less how I became involved in making film music together with Can founder Irmin Schmidt.
“If you try to find the avant-garde in you before bringing it to the outside, then I believe it just forms itself”