Can :: University of Essex – Colchester, England, May 17, 1975

There are those among us who will shudder when I say this, but let's face facts: Can was a jam band. Indeed, jamming was at the heart of pretty much everything the legendary krautrockers did. Rather than a group centered around a songwriter, Can was a collective of improvisers whose primary modus operandi in the studio was -- not unlike Miles Davis' and Teo Macero's approach in the 1970s -- to play freely as the tape rolled, and then, later, edit the . . .

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