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On September 1, 1989.

On September 1, 1989, “Venture” label released “Flux + Mutability”, the second David Sylvian and Holger Czukay album. It was recorded in December 1988, at “Can Studio” in Cologne, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– electric guitar, bass guitar, dictaphone, radio, engineer
  • David Sylvian– guitar, keyboard instruments, art director
  • Michael Karoli– electric guitar
  • Michi – voice
  • Markus Stockhausen– flugelhorn
  • Jaki Liebezeit– percussion, African flute
  • René Tinner- technical advice and assistant
  • Yuka Fujii – art director, cover art, photography design
  • David Buckland – front cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Flux (A Big, Bright, Colourful World) – David Sylvian, Holger Czukay
  2. Mutability (A New Beginning Is in the Offing) – David Sylvian, Holger Czukay

On June 13, 2000.

On June 13, 2000, “Revisited Rec” label released “La Luna”, the ninth Holger Czukay album. It was recorded in May 1996, and was produced by Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay
  • U-She— voice
  • Michi – electronic voice
  • Michael Karoli – bass
  • Jaki Liebezeit – bass drum, percussion
  • Conny Plank – EMU
  • Ursula Kloss (U-She) – illustration
  • György B.P. Szabó – design

Track listing:

  1. La Luna

On March 1, 1988.

On March 1, 1988, “Venture” label released “Plight & Premonition”, the first of two collaborative albums by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Can Studio” in Cologne, Germany,, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian – electric guitar, keyboards, piano, vibraphone, harmonium
  • Holger Czukay – organ, piano, shortwave radio, treatments
  • Jaki Liebezeit– infra sound
  • Karl Lippegaus– radio tuning
  • Yuka Fujii – design, photography (assisted by Icon, London)
  • Mekon – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Plight (The Spiralling of Winter Ghosts)
  2. Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel)

 

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “United Artists” label released “Soon Over Babaluma”, the sixth Can studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Inner Space Studios”, and was produced by Michael Karoli, Irmin Schmidt, Jaki Liebezeit and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay – bass, chief engineer, editing
  • Michael Karoli – vocals, violin, guitar, backing vocals
  • Irmin Schmidt – organ, electric piano, Alpha 77, electronic percussion
  • Jaki Liebezeit – drums, percussion
  • Ulli Eichberger – artwork, design

Track listing:

  1. Dizzy Dizzy – lyrics by Duncan Fallowell; music by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  2. Come Sta, La Luna – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  3. Splash – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  4. Chain Reaction – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  5. Quantum Physics – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt

 

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released “Ege Bamyasi”, the fourth Can studio. It was recorded in 1972, at “Inner Space Studios” and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt and Damo Suzuki. “Ege Bamyası” means “Aegean Okra” in Turkish

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– bass, engineering, editing
  • Michael Karoli– guitar
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboards
  • Damo Suzuki– vocals
  • Ingo Trauer – original artwork
  • Richard J. Rudow – original design

Track listing:

All tracks by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt and Damo Suzuki.

  1. Pinch
  2. Sing Swan Song
  3. One More Night
  4. Vitamin C
  5. Soup
  6. I’m So Green
  7. Spoon

 

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Harvest” label released “Flow Motion”, the eighth Can studio album. It was recorded in June 1976, at “Inner Space Studio” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and Irmin Schmidt.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay – bass, djin, backing vocals, recording engineer
  • Michael Karoli– guitars, slide guitar, electric violin, bağlama, background noise, lead vocals and vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboard, Alpha 77, lead vocals
  • René Tinner– recording engineer
  • Manfred Schunke – mixing at Delta Acoustic Studio, Wilster, Germany

Track listing:

  1. I Want More – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  2. Cascade Waltz – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  3. Laugh Till You Cry, Live Till You Die – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  4. …And More – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  5. Babylonian Pearl – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  6. Smoke (E.F.S. No. 59) – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  7. Flow Motion – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt

In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Horzu” label released “Landed” the seventh  Can studio album. It was recorded February – April 1975, at “Inner Space Studio” and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and Irmin Schmidt.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– bass, vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, violin, lead vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion, winds
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboards, Alpha 77, vocals
  • Olaf Kübler(de) – tenor saxophone
  • Toby Robinson – mixing
  • René Tinner – recording assistant
  • Bobby Hickmott – equipment control
  • Christine – cover collage

Track listing:

  1. Full Moon on the Highway – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Peter Gilmour
  2. Half Past One – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Peter Gilmour
  3. Hunters and Collectors – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  4. Vernal Equinox – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  5. Red Hot Indians – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  6. Unfinished – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt

On September 5, 2017.

On September 5, 2017, Holger Czukay died aged 79. He was musician, music producer, recording engineer, best known as co-founder and member of Can, one of the most influential and important music groups in the music history. Studied under Karlheinz Stockhausen, Czukay is regarded as one of the pioneers of ambient music, early pioneer of sampling and one of the first explorers of “world music”, long before the term was coined. He has released eleven solo albums, and has collaborated with the likes of Conny Plank, The Edge, Jah Wobble, David Sylvian, Ben Mandelson, Dr. Walker, U-She, Ursa Major and Bob Humid.

 

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “United Artists” label released “Future Days”, the fifth Can studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt and Damo Suzuki.”Future Days” was ranked at number 8 on the Rolling Stone’s “50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time” list. In 1995, “Mojo” magazine named it the 62nd greatest album of all time.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– bass, double bass
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, violin
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Damo Suzuki– vocals, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks written by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, and Damo Suzuki.

  1. Future Days
  2. Spray
  3. Moonshake
  4. Bel Air

In March 1977.

In March 1977, “Harvest” label released “Saw Delight” the ninth Can studio album. It was recorded in January 1977, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee and Rebop Kwaku Baah.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– wave receiver, spec. sounds, vocals
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, electric violin, vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, vocals
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboard, Alpha 77, vocals
  • Rosko Gee– bass, vocals
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Say – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit
  2. Sunshine Day and Night – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee
  3. Call Me – Rosko Gee, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit
  4. Animal Waves – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee, Rebop Kwaku Baah
  5. Fly by Night – Peter Gilmour, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Rosko Gee