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Can was an experimental rock group founded in Cologne, Germany in 1968. Describing themselves as an "anarchist community", they constructed their music largely through improvisation and editing, in a way similar to several avant-garde composers of the time. They had only occasional commercial success, but exerted a huge influence on subsequent rock and electronic music. They are generally held to be one of the finest…

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  • un-fucking-believable sounds
  • the best band ever
  • Really getting into The Lost Tapes,lately.As for the VU argument,yes on the first couple of albums,although they still were more out there on both.No contest,though.Can are supreme in comparison.
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  • Can's dicks > Velvet Underground's dicks.
  • What's with all the VU vs. Can dick measuring? I didn't realize people considered the two as being all that similar. Can made long, hypnotic jams developed through improvisation and tape editing; The Velvet Underground mostly made traditional (if unconventional) songs. The Velvet Underground also placed a much stronger emphasis on its lyrical content. I don't really think there's a huge amount of similarity between the two.
  • I was...but I'm losing my edge.
  • Hey, were any of you there there at the first CAN show in Cologne in 1968?

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