Ege Bamyasi

Can - Ege Bamyasi
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Based on 4 reviews
1972 Ratings: #6 / 100
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1972 Ratings: #7
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Can's 3rd album 'Ege Bamyasi' is another great and inventive effort from them, in comparison with its predecessor, it sounds a lot more grounded and quite calming. It thrives in its laid back atmosphere, hypnotic grooves and relatively easy going sound, this more accessible approach to their psychedelic krautrock style works in their favour. It may not be as out there as its predecessor but it doesnt take away from what made this band sound interesting and odd, the production sounds great, it ... read more
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Ege Bamyasi is a record that I've been constantly replaying this last few weeks; it worked as my introduction to the band and it has ... read more
Can never fails to amaze me with their unique mix of krautrock and avant-garde funk.
As impressive as 'Tago Mago' is I can entertain arguments that 'Ege Bamyasi' is a refinement and potentially an even better record. This now feels like the epitome of krautrock with the almost funky rhythmic foundation dominating to the degree you the drums frequently feel like the lead instrument. Yes, this one sounds increasingly jazzy on tracks like 'Pinch' and the lengthy 'Soup', while elsewhere 'One More Night' and the closing 'Spoon' create some immersive atmospheres.

The standout of ... read more
Out of all of Can's releases, this one is the most upbeat. Such amazing sound that feels beyond its time.
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Added on: February 4, 2013