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Can and Me

Hosted by the Consul of the Munich Theater Lovers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 11 Mar 16:50 - 18:30

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Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne in Protected content Holger Czukay (bass, tape editing), Irmin Schmidt (keyboards), Michael Karoli (guitar), and Jaki Liebezeit (drums). The group used several vocalists, most prominently the American Malcolm Mooney Protected content and the Japanese Damo Suzuki Protected content have been widely hailed as pioneers of the German krautrock scene.

Coming from backgrounds in the avant-garde and jazz, Can blended elements of psychedelic rock, funk, and musique concrète on influential albums such as Tago Mago Protected content , Ege Bamyasi Protected content Future Days Protected content . Can also had commercial success with singles such as "Spoon" Protected content "I Want More" Protected content national singles charts. Their work has influenced rock, post-punk, ambient, and electronic acts

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Was bedeutet Klang? Was bedeutet Stille? Ein intimer Blick in das Leben und Schaffen von Irmin Schmidt, dem Gründer der Kölner Band CAN, die Generationen von Musikern in Pop und elektronischer Musik prägte. Der Film zeigt den Weg vom klassischen Dirigenten über den Schüler von Stockhausen und Ligeti zu CAN, weiter über Filmmusik für Wim Wenders und Roland Klick, Oper bis zur elektronischen Clubmusik.