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A tribute to Holger Czukay

A tribute to Holger Czukay
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Once I was blind, now I can see
Once I was blind but now I can see
Now that you’re in love with me
You made a believer out o’me, babe
You made a believer out o’me
You Doo Right, 1969

“The bass player’s like a king in chess. He doesn’t move much, but when he does he changes everything.” – Holger Czukay

1. Public Image Ltd – Poptones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQtO6R4qkg0 

2. The Raincoats – Adventures Close To Home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slAf8Mqt63I

3. Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8C7Ke-62ok

4. Electrelane – To The East
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlSfPmqiplY

5. Siouxsie And The Banshees – Happy House
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amR6-neQBPE

6. Kraftwerk – Autobahn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-G28iyPtz0

7. Tricky – Hell Is Round The Corner
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3R_3h6zQEs

8. The Fall – Rowche Rumble
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qOeuzeNfQ8

9. Spacemen 3 – Walkin’ With Jesus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRuoXqpL6ZM

10. Joy Division – Atmosphere
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EdUjlawLJM

11. The Stone Roses – I Am The Resurrection
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbU7oVz0Uq0

12. David Bowie – Sound And Vision
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRc2_-BCljQ

13. Primal Scream – Kowalski
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xBzYsE4y1k

14. Hole – The Void
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHlZQ_9noWQ

15. Suicide – Frankie Teardrop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUOUNBTjexU

16. Oasis – The Shock Of The Lightning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPc2plEHrHA

17. Talking Heads – Life After Wartime (live)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jShMQw2H2cM

18. Roots Manuva – Witness The Fitness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y94oPOE-Ro0

19. Galaxie 500 – Don’t Let Our Youth Go To Waste
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvzOHYgm89k

20. Pavement – Home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X73Vpkq2kxU

21. Happy Mondays – Step On
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M0xdLO_bmo

22. Lumerians – Burning Mirrors
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFQJOfOMsmQ

23. Bushwalking – No Enter (live)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce6VcZUZ0zc

24. The Deadnotes + The Legend! – Real Bad Man
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8lSPvcenmA

25. The Black Angels – Black Grease
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PG9Rh-qmdg

26. Spoon – Can I Sit Next To You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_yJYNF_Qas

27. Stereolab – Ping Pong (live)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GURBRgAwhpc

28. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Mushroom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcbV6Rksa9A

29. Teen – Better
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjLGlG68oh8

30. Hookworms – Away/Towards
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkEpKNPa9ig

31. Thee Open Sex – I Do Not Know What
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6jFHSNNbc0

32. Talk Talk – It’s My Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ixRWvrkUHo

33. The Mars Volta – Goliath
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrwMMF2QS14

34. Neu! – Autogallo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAXYMOgHQI4

35. Blondie – Heroes (live)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABEqQKlWLC0

36. Law – Hustle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLzJKZkiEyY

37. Young Fathers – Shame
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PdYvkaYsaU

38. Massive Attack – Teardrop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7K72X4eo_s

39. Portishead – Wandering Star
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEQNAZGoZrw

40. The Bastards Of Fate – Huge Magic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbhRQP2kOHc

41. Life Without Buildings – The Leanover
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SL4_DsUlH8

42. FKA Twigs – Pendulum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8yix8PZKlw

43. Goldie – Inner City Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx9-fjlh7Y4

44. The KLF – 3 am Eternal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXEOESuiYcA

45. Radiohead – There There
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AQSLozK7aA

46. The Flaming Lips – Take Me Ta Mars
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yydRJDWQa-Q

47. Moonshake – Capital Letters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRVc3dnSQZs

48. U.N.K.L.E. – Unreal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htvAIG30BGs

49. Rattle – Starting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCO_-58KKWw

50. DJ Shadow – Midnight In A Perfect World
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InFbBlpDTfQ

51. Effi Briest – Mirror Rim
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv6or_RcgoE

52. Gang Gang Dance – Princes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80XH6uc1R-I

53. Malaria! – Kaltes Klares Wasser
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAg4VmBY7so

54. D.A.F. – Der Mussolini
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSgGNd6thrc

55. Der Plan – Gummitwist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arl9QNEpJzs

56. Alternative TV – Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MvSVqo29iU

57. Tunabunny – I Miss You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp8UIrxNCxU

58. Pylon – Cool
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj8NXWkqcqI

59. Blank Realm – Cleaning Up My Mess
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_la-vhGuQw

60. John Steel Singers – State Of Unrest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sggltrFcf5Q

61. Las Kellies – Perro Rompebolas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJbwAjDHRfY

62. Loop – Mother Sky
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMC_fwJUnSs

63. Pere Ubu – Final Solution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VelS-YCtHV4

64. Gong – You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-pjcqjeTeI

65. Pete Shelley – Homosapien
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HwmO_GZfzI

66. Faust – It’s a Rainy Day (Sunshine Girl)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRxvQmTTz5I

67. The Red Crayola – Born In Flames
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caxV4Zz1WhA

68. Suburban Lawns – Janitor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RBRJVUsI48

69. Buzzcocks – Moving Away From The Pulsebeat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F7pS9lARK4

70. Th’ Faith Healers – Spin 1/2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkiL2bbngdk

71. Pram – Sea Shells And Distant Squalls
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh5FFtrU38k

72. Prolapse – Killing The Bland
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWyHsJjFH0M

73. Clinic – Walking With Thee
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozltNOVtnsg

74. Swell Maps – Full Moon In My Pocket
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RjxNT_CgFU

75. The Walkabouts – Eveningland
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-N0BBs2ErY

76. Eurythmics — Le Sinistre
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFjqAzVjDaE

77. Moebius-Plank-Neumeier – Pitch Control
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkcwEKiYtMg

78. Vanessa Paradis – Joe Le Taxi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ulay2FvUEd8

79. David Sylvian – Nostalgia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBupS5PMMsc

80. Yoko Ono – Mind Train
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK-k0kCSJcM

81. The Church – Chaos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7MhrXlivv0

82. Tony Conrad & Faust – Outside The Dream Syndicate
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGMnDcwoXns

83. Keith Hudson – Pick a Dub
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi26OuAXC3E

84. Dr Alimantado – Just The Other Day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay1c_oQUVUg

85. Nora Dean – Ay Ay Ay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugQvB3RHlAc

86. Phew – Signal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvpzY852egg

87. Will Tang – Love Bites (Andy Votel remix)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UNmFe668Wo

88. Nista Nije Nista – Kollektives Gedächtnis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOjsyJvuc40

89. Muscles Of Joy – (untitled)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu8mPTAcSpg

90. No Mas Bodas – Carousel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6uQxmsbwv0

91. The New Sound of Numbers – Complete/Like Children Do
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gs96ajYNNQ

92. Warpaint – Disco//Very – Keep It Healthy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie6plcFQ330

There’s an awesome Spotify playlist that in the grand tradition of Can does not contain all the songs above, but several extra and different, which can be found here thanks to Lucy Cage.

4 Responses to A tribute to Holger Czukay

  1. Cal Desmond-Pearson September 7, 2017 at 6:44 am

    Thank you for this! GNU Holger Czukay – Anicca Vata Sankhara!

  2. Geoff The Postman September 7, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    What? A bass line post with no reggae? Or is Love Lies Limp the token reggae track?

    How about?

    Keith Hudson – Pick a Dub

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi26OuAXC3E

    Dr Alimantado – Just The Other Day

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay1c_oQUVUg

    Nora Dean Ay Ay Ay

  3. Geoff The Postman September 7, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    Tony Conrad & Faust – Outside The Dream Syndicate

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