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    Posted: January 24 2008 at 20:11
CZUKAY, HOLGER - Canaxis
I saw this album for a good price online and after reading Chris (usual) very good and informative review, I decided to go for it.
In addition, I was wondering what others think of this release and also to have your opinion on other of Czukay's material.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 25 2008 at 01:18
I like one-half of this album (one of the two LP side-long pieces; I have an earlier CD release without the bonus tracks). It's not like Can or his later albums. Loops, drones and shortwave radio sounds. Unusual for the late 60's.  Later albums have guitar, drums, etc., which compare favorably to mid-period Can (when they did their own singing; no Mooney or Suzuki).  Czukay's more recent albums don't do much for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 25 2008 at 04:00
his only solo work i own..........but its a seriously groundbreaking work of Ambient and Fourth World music...........
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 25 2008 at 04:10
It's a very experimental release. Not for little players.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 26 2008 at 08:35
Thanks for the input.
 
Any other releases of his from that period  I should look into
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 26 2008 at 17:54
i love this album...especially the opening track...boat/woman song or whatever
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 26 2008 at 23:06

Well, I should be getting it soon, looking forward, it sounds very good.

Any other suggestions?
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 26 2008 at 23:51
Actually the only Czukay work i know is the one with David Sylvian, very nice music though.

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