1. Can's Irmin Schmidt to Receive French Knighthood

    February 03, 2015 2:55 PM EST German musician Irmin Schmidt , the founder of legendary experimental band Can , has been knighted by the French Ministry of Culture for his contribution to the arts, indie labels Mute and Spoon Records announced this week . Schmidt's knighthood is paired with the Chevalier de l'…

  2. Billboard Bits: Nelly Furtado, Dixie Chicks, Can

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Nelly Furtado, Dixie Chicks, Can Nelly Furtado will follow up her smash debut, "Whoa, Nelly," with "Folklore," due Nov. 25 from DreamWorks. Joining the Canadian pop artist on the collection are such varied guests as Caetano Veloso, Bela Fleck, Beck collaborator…

  3. Can Guitarist Michael Karoli Dies

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Michael Karoli, guitarist, violinist, and vocalist for legendary German experimental act Can, died Saturday at the age of 53. Although a cause of death is not yet known, bandmate Holger Czukay reports Michael Karoli, guitarist, violinist, and vocalist for legendary German experimental act Can…