From the late 1960s on, German experimental rock band Can was an influence on countless artists, including but by no means limited to Roxy Music, Pere Ubu, Chrome, the Fall, and '80s Berlin industrialists Einstürzende Neubauten (and that list doesn't even contain bands from the last 15 years!). The seminal group took to new, mind-blowing extremes what the Fall's Mark E. Smith later referred to as the three R's of rock 'n' roll -- repetition, repetition, repetition. Drummer Jaki Lebezeit's hypnotic metronome beats and Holger Czukay's one-note bass figures drove the monolithic rhythms, while guitarist Michael Karoli and keyboardist Irmin Schmidt added the sonic colors. American expatriate Malcolm Mooney, who served as the band's first lead singer, was... More >>>