Can (Band) History, Some Analysis, and Discography

History of Can (the band, not the cylindrical metal container) Founders and the artistic core of the band were the keyboard player Irmin Schmidt and the bassist Holger Czukay. Both had studied composition with Karlheinz Stockhausen at the Musikhochschule in Cologne . In early 1968, they gathered together musicians with contrasting musical backgrounds, forming an…