Holger Czukay

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BIOGRAPHY & SELECTED CHRONOLOGY

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Discography

Holger's updated Discography is available from his website here.


Biography Details

2004
Second live tour USA
New setup of former CAN studio
2003
Live in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
Live in Moscow and St. Petersburg during the 300th anniversary
The release of "the new millennium" CD, double lp, maxi
Echo life time award for CAN
2002
Live in gdansk, poland
Live in japan
First 3 video CD releases (live-homemade, war of tones, webcartoons) on dignose.com (live-homemade, war of tones, webcartoons)
2001
First 2audio internet releases on dignose.com (time and tide, linear city)
2000
Released "Sunday Morning" with u-she
Released of "La Luna"
Africana, first internet audio collaboration project completed
Echogirl, second internet audio collaboration completed
La Luna, first internet video collaboration
Remix of the string quartet "The Death and the Maiden"
1999
CAN solo projects tour with gvoon-"magazine"
Release of "good morning story"
1998
Lecture about "music in the digital age" in the vienna music academy
Release of "Clash" live CD
1997
-live tour through the united states with u-she and dr.walker from air liquide
-solo live appearence during popkomm in cologne
1996

Several still private remixes from can and from own material
Live appearence with air liquide.

1995
-"videospecial live" in russia
-u-she : "time and tide"-CD. unreleased. being continued...
-"earth" for the silence CD, released in japan
1994
- first time on the catwalk during the igedo in duesseldorf for gesine moritz.
- participating in the " silence" project by ryoji ikeda (spiral edition japan)
1993
"Moving Pictures" CD.
1991
collaboration on "the mermaid" with peter gabriel, annie lennox...
-speaker in several airplays : goldberg variationen, dr.hulsbecks
-mentale heilmethode ...(CDs on rough trade)
-"radio wave surfer" CD
1990
video special live european tour
1988
production of can "rite time" together with michael karoli
1987
"krieg der toene" (war of sounds) video musical for german television. music and main role
1986
"rome remains rome" CD
-lectures in brazil about extraordinary ways in record production and how to overtake professionals with lo-fi.
-collaboration with the german group trio
1984
-"the east is red" CD, which contains the chinese national anthem in a 'private symphonical' context.
1982
Several videos : Jahresrueckblick 1982 (review of 1982), Ode to Perfume, Cool in the Pool, Photo Song ....
1981-84
"a message to the record salesforce" for emi and virgin records
-several collaborations with jah wobble, the edge, eurythmics, david sylvian, conny planck, eno, phew...
1980/81
musician of the year in germany (sounds magazine)
1977
abandoning from can.
1968
initiating can together with irmin schmidt.
-first composed sampled production "canaxis"
1966-68
temp. music teacher, first session with the group remo four
1963-66
studies under karlheinz stockhausen
1960
first recording of own composition ("mellow out") in german radio
-leader of a modern amateur jazz band
1946
set fire to a russian soldier camp - escaped to the american zone in germany
1938
On March 24, 1938 born in Danzig (Gdansk) as the true nephew of William Tell
0000?
Preacher in one of my previous lives
 
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