Wznowienie czwartego albumu grupy, wydanego pierwotnie w 1981 roku.
In 1976, Uwe Jahnke and I drove to Weilerswist west of Cologne, to interview the band CAN for a student newspaper, in an old cinema where they would rehearse. I was certainly more than exited when we stepped into this holy place. Here it was, the "Innerspace", the studio par excellence. Here originated the most thrilling music in Germany, this was the location where CAN had recorded nearly all their albums, here originated the most thrilling music in Germany.
This was a secret place, a private place, a holy hall, almost a temple. Decorated with handcrafted tapestry which were softly illuminated lend a nearly oriental character to the room. Especially knowing about the importance of space in the music of CAN I felt at home at once. Here, CAN was in the air.
After that we stayed in touch with CAN and dropped by at Holger Czukay's home studio downtown Cologne. That was during the time when when Holger was creating his key work, "Movies". With scissors and razorblades, eight to ten huge tape recorders, a plethora of snippets full of minimal musical incidents and the intent to put the music new together again. Then Holger was in his element. For me this was the most important lesson regarding my future passion film editing, because Holger also paid attention to infinitesimal details.
Proud we played the first recordings of S.Y.P.H. to Holger again and again and we listened eagerly when he criticized them. We were well aware that we not the same league as CAN but Holger always took the time and listened to everything, we were on a friendly footing with him.
Then, one day in February 1980, we surprised him with our first album and the direct enquiry whether we could record our second album at CAN's Innerspace studio. And whether he could be our producer and whether the whole thing could start in four weeks from then. That went well ....... więcej