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Holger Czukay

Holger Czukay
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Holger Schüring, known professionally as Holger Czukay (born 24 March 1938 – 5 September 2017) was a German musician and producer. He is probably best known as a co-founder of the group Can. Czukay studied music under Karlheinz Stockhausen from 1963 to 1966, and was not involved in rock or popular music until exposed to The Beatles' psychedelic experiments. Taking up bass guitar, Czukay helped found Can in 1968, and stayed with the band until 1977, subsequently pursuing a solo career and working with a wide variety of other musicians in many genres.
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Various Artists — Kopf Musik Various Artists — Kopf Musik
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 79, 2017, 3CD)
Can — The Lost Tapes Can — The Lost Tapes
(Spoon 9543-2, 2012, 3CD)
David Sylvian — Camphor David Sylvian — Camphor
(Virgin 7243 8 12201 2 2, 2002, 2CD)
Brian Eno & Peter Schwalm — Drawn from Life Brian Eno & Peter Schwalm — Drawn from Life
(Astralwerks ASW10148-2, 2001, CD)
Can — Box Can — Box
(Spoon Spoon041, 1999, 2CD/Book/Video)
David Sylvian / Holger Czukay — Flux + Mutability David Sylvian / Holger Czukay — Flux + Mutability
(Caroline CAROL 1602-2, 1989, CD)
Can — Rite Time Can — Rite Time
(Spoon CDSPOON29, 1989/2014, CD)
David Sylvian / Holger Czukay — Plight and Promonition David Sylvian / Holger Czukay — Plight and Promonition
(Virgin 0777 7 86053 2 4, 1988, CD)
David Sylvian — Alchemy - An Index of Possibilities David Sylvian — Alchemy - An Index of Possibilities
(Virgin CDVX 23, 1985/2003, CD)
David Sylvian — Brilliant Trees David Sylvian — Brilliant Trees
(Virgin V2290, 1984, LP)
Holger Czukay — Der Osten Ist Rot Holger Czukay — Der Osten Ist Rot
(Virgin V2307, 1984, LP)
Phew — Phew Phew — Phew
(Clinck CRCD5092, 1981/2014, CD)
Eno Moebius Roedelius — After the Heat Eno Moebius Roedelius — After the Heat
(Bureau B BB030, 1978/2009, CD)
Cluster & Eno — Cluster & Eno Cluster & Eno — Cluster & Eno
(water156, 1977/2005, CD)
Can — Saw Delight Can — Saw Delight
(Spoon CDSPOON 27, 1977/2007, CD)
Can — Flow Motion Can — Flow Motion
(Spoon SPOONSA26, 1976/2006, CD)
Can — Landed Can — Landed
(Spoon CDSPOON 25, 1975/2009, CD)
Can — The Peel Sessions Can — The Peel Sessions
(Strange Fruit SFRCD135, 1975/1995, CD)
Can — Limited Edition Can — Limited Edition
(Spoon 9538-2, 1974/2012, CD)
Can — Soon over Babaluma Can — Soon over Babaluma
(Spoon CDSPOON10, 1974/2010, CD)
Can — Future Days Can — Future Days
(Spoon Mute 9385-2, 1973/2008, CD)
Can — Ege Bamyasi Can — Ege Bamyasi
(Spoon Mute 9378-2, 1972/2007, CD)
Can — Tago Mago Can — Tago Mago
(Spoon 40SPOON6/7, 1971/2011, 2CD)
Can — Soundtracks Can — Soundtracks
(Spoon Mute 9425-2, 1970/2009, CD)
Can — Delay 1968 Can — Delay 1968
(Spoon SPOONSA12, 1969/2008, CD)
The Can — Monster Movie The Can — Monster Movie
(Spoon Mute 9386-2, 1969/2008, CD)

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2017-09-06
Holger Czukay RIP – Holger Czukay, a musical experimentalist without boundaries who has been involved with expanding the sound palette of rock music since the late 60s, has died at the age of 79. After studying with Karlheinz Stockhausen in the early 60s, he became fascinated with the possibilities of rock music, and was a co-founder of the pioneering group Can. He leaves behind an impressive body of work both as musician and producer. » Read more

2017-08-22
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2017-07-27
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2017-05-19
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2017-05-05
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