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Irmin Schmidt Meets John Cage on 'Nocturne'

Irmin Schmidt goes back to his Stockhausen roots with a new live album, Nocturne: Live at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

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The Dream Syndicate Explore "The Longing" (premiere + interview)

The Dream Syndicate were at the forefront of the Paisley Underground, but they continue to thrive and evolve nearly 40 years into their career. Co-founder Steve Wynn shares his thoughts (and enthusiasm) on this evolution. Meanwhile, hear the new track "The Longing".

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Irmin Schmidt Tells His Story of Can

If All Gates Open isn't the full picture of Irmin Schmidt and Can, then the real McCoy must give one a hernia.

Music

Irmin Schmidt and Bruno Spoerri - "Two Dolphins Go Dancing" (Singles Going Steady)

"Two Dolphins Go Dancing" is a track from the upcoming career anthology of avant-garde composer Irmin Schmidt entitled Electro Violet that releases on 4 December via Mute Records.

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The 20 Best Re-Issues of 2012

This year's best reissues were forgotten favorites and unquestioned classics, some packed to the gills with obscure goodies and others with little more than what 'em great to begin with.

Music

Can: The Lost Tapes

The Lost Tapes doesn't tell us anything new about Can, necessarily. But it does is remind us of all the band's talents as an experimental, innovative group, and as a damned tight rock band.

Music

Irmin Schmidt & Kumo: Axolotl Eyes

The legendary Can keyboardist's partner is about as old as his former band. That's over 110 years of pop and avant-garde history between them.

Reviews

Can: Can DVD

Capture Can's potent, not to mention legendary, live presence during their peak years.

Music

For the Sake of Future Days: Can's Second Golden Era

After releasing four adventurous records that defined krautrock, the ever-restless Can continued exploring new directions in its much-lauded mid-'70s work, as the latest batch of remastered reissues reveals.


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