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    Posted: May 22 2011 at 21:08
The title is pretty self explanatory. Can or Khan?
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seems lopsided with a 1 to 12 studio album ratio

.. still voted Khan   Ying Yang



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zravkapt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 22 2011 at 22:43
Never liked that Khan album as much as some do. Can is supposed to be pronounced "khan."
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Can by a mile.
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Can!
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Not a big krautrock fan, and I love Space Shanty, so...
Khan.
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Khan sole album is one of my favorites, but Can is also a favorite band of mine. No vote.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 02:11
Never really cared for Khan. Can has some great stuff, albeit with some misses along the way.
 
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This is hard. Yea, it's kind of unfair, because Khan only has one album, but Space Shanty is really good! One of my favorite albums. But Can is one of my favorite bands... I guess I'll go with no vote and just see the results. 
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I can only vote for Khan.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cannon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 03:14
Originally posted by Atavachron Atavachron wrote:

seems lopsided with a 1 to 12 studio album ratio

.. still voted Khan   Ying Yang



 
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Khan isn't Hillage's best (go for Gong, I say!) nor Stewart's (Hatfield/National Health) though it might represent their most accessible offering.  Easy vote for the more incredible band - Can.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 12:04
Since I only have one album by each, Khan's sole release of course and Tago Mago, I feel I can honestly compare the two.  Can just does not impress me that much, but I think Khan was a brilliant band.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 12:09
Originally posted by Atavachron Atavachron wrote:

seems lopsided with a 1 to 12 studio album ratio

.. still voted Khan   Ying Yang



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Negoba Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 12:17
I actually like Khan better than any of Hillage or Stewart's other material. Something just clicked for that album. Easily my favorite Canterbury and one of my favorite prog albums period.
 
Tago Mago is the only Can I own. It's tedious at best for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 12:22
Originally posted by Negoba Negoba wrote:

I actually like Khan better than any of Hillage or Stewart's other material.


Interesting.  I will take Khan over any other Hillage (except some of Gong's best), but I will take pretty much every other Stewart related work over Khan.
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I Khan't say!  Oh yes I can Can of course.
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I love them and I like Hillage and Gong a lot more than Khan.
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Negoba Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 12:52
Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Originally posted by Negoba Negoba wrote:

I actually like Khan better than any of Hillage or Stewart's other material.


Interesting.  I will take Khan over any other Hillage (except some of Gong's best), but I will take pretty much every other Stewart related work over Khan.
 
 
I love Stewart, Egg over NH and Hatfield, but still the Khan album seems the most musically coherent. Stewart's experimentation almost overwhelms some of his projects.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 23 2011 at 12:56
Originally posted by Negoba Negoba wrote:

Stewart's experimentation almost overwhelms some of his projects.


Interesting take.  Care to elaborate?
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