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Jaki Liebezeit

18/1/19 – The Graves of Holger Czukay, U-She and Jaki Liebezeit

Three graves, two together, the other ten paces away. Today Olivia, myself and friends Brigitte and Mathias finally found the resting places of Holger Czukay and his wife, and close by Jaki Liebezeit – two members of CAN and Holger Czukay’s wife and collaborator Ursula, known as U-She and Ursa Major. They are buried here in Germany in […]

Dean Ford Pic

5/1/19 – Dean Ford – 5 September 1946 – 31 December 2018 / The Marmalade – Kaleidoscope – 1970

It seemed rather depressing to enter into a new year with the death of an old hand, but as Dean Ford left us on the last day of 2018 one cautiously wonders who will be leaving us as we move into 2019? One other noticeable thing for me is just how forgotten a lot of […]

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L) and Maria Alekhina members of the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot pose for photographs at Amnesty International UK headquarters in East London on November 14, 2014, before speaking at a reception with activists who campaigned for their release from prison. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE        (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

8/9/17 – Pussy Riot – Organs – 2016 / I Can’t Breathe – 2015

Pussy Riot must be one of the most well-known bands in the world that don’t actually release records or sell tickets for live shows. But then they aren’t exactly a band, more a political collective, still, they do make music and it helps tremendously in pushing their cause. Of the clips below, the first, Organs, is a visceral modern […]

Holger Czukay with dictaphone

6/9/17 – Holger Czukay – 24th March 1938 – 5th September 2017/ Ode To Perfume – 1981 / Cool In The Pool – 1979

I try hard not to make the In Deep Music Archive posts a graveyard of obituaries despite the continuous high profile deaths, most recently musicians Glen Campbell, Walter Becker, Mick Softley, John Abercrombie and the terrible news yesterday that Swedish guitarist Peter Puders, who I knew from living in Stockholm, had taken his own life. […]