We are sad to announce that Holger Czukay, co-founder and bassist with CAN, has passed away at the age of 79. Holger’s home was the former Can recording studio Inner Space just outside of Cologne where he continued to work his partner Ursula (Ursa Major) on his sprawling catalogue of post-Can work. Sadly, Ursula passed away herself at the end of July….. the band have paid tribute to Holger via Facebook saying ‘Holger was devastated by the loss of his beloved partner, but was looking forward to making more music and was in good spirits. His passing has come as a shock.’

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