Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Can Solo Projects: Barbican, London

David Stubbs, New Musical Express, 30 October 1999

KRAUTROCKERS CAN'S influence on modem music has been more profound perhaps even than Kraftwerk's. Way back in 1973, with 'Moonshake' they were making prototype techno, while every reconstructed aspect of the '90s sound, from post-rock to trip-hop, owes something to their studied understanding in rock of the relationship between freedom and order, repetition and chaos.

Total word count of piece: 259

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.