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Holger Czukay TV Documentary (1991)
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Happy birthday to the late great Holger Czukay of seminal krautrock band Can.
“God gave Holger the tape machine and the devil gave him a pair of scissors…”
Here’s one of the many great documentaries on Can bassist, student of Karlheinz Stockhausen, and sampling pioneer Holger Czukay. The documentary comes from German TV station WDR and features interviews with Holger himself along with Can members Irmin Schmidt, Jaki Liebezeit, Malcolm Mooney, along with Can’s manager Hildegarde Schmidt, producer René Tinner, music journalist Peter Rüchel, amongst others.
Watch the full documentary below:
Revisit our piece on the lesser known Can side projects: https://insheepsclothinghifi.com/future-days-a-post-can-retrospective/
Holger’s On The Way To The Peak Of Normal: https://insheepsclothinghifi.com/album/holger-czukay/
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