News

October 2013

IRMIN SCHMIDT wins Best Soundtrack Award at the "German Emmys"

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November 2013

Release VILLA WUNDERBAR - 2CD compilation of film and solo work.

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June 2012

Scheduled release of THE LOST TAPES

24.4.2012

BERLIN

As part of the Berlin Film Festival the Berliner Musik Film Marathon will dedicate a day to Irmin's work.

11.4.2012

ARD

Film "Lösegeld", soundtrack by Irmin Schmidt

April 2012

USA

Irmin will be in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York to promote the release of the long awaited LOST TAPES. He will be performing DJsets in selected venues.

September - December

Halleluwah!

A visual homage to Can. Exhibition at Abtart gallery, Stuttgart (16 Sep – 5 Nov) (www.abtart.com) and Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (24 Nov – 18 Dec)

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October

14/10/11 Aix en Provence, Irmin Schmidt & Kum DJ set - The Sound Of Can - A set of previously unreleased exclusive Can material from the Spoon Archives.
21/10/11 Aix en Provence, Irmin Schmidt & Kumo concert.

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OCTOBER

Pre Sale CAN Deluxe Vinyl Box

All 14 of Can’s studio albums have been newly cut to vinyl from the remastered tapes for release as a vinyl deluxe box set in early 2012. This will include CDs of all the albums, extensive booklets, an exclusive never released live album (vinyl only) and a newly remastered "Out Of Reach" previously unavailable! The vinyl deluxe box set will be available for pre-order at the beginning of October 2011.

14 November 2011

Tago Mago 2Cd Special Edition Release

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MAY 2011

Hello Goodbye Show podcast on the Resonance FM

listen here, or available through iTunes.

MARCH 2011

THE DRONE

Interview/Film with Irmin here.

11 MARCH 2011

Norwegian Wood

4 Can tracks on new Japanese Films Norwegian Wood (after the bestseller
by H. Murakami) More here.

Soundtrack CD by Johnny Greenwood also includes 3 Can tracks More here.

12-14 MAY 2011

Irmin Schmidt & Kumo

Soundinstallation Flies, Guys and Choirs and DJset (DJing Can - The Forgotten Tapes) at the Roundhouse, London - Short Circuit presents Mute
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2 NOVEMBER 2010

Irmin Interview at Resonance FM - gLASSsHRIMP

gLASSsHRIMP

31 JULY 2010

"Irmin Schmidt conducts Irmin Schmidt"
Closing Gala of The Schloßfestspiele Ludwigsburg - Germany (near Stuttgart)

Laudatio by Wim Wenders.

The prestigious Schloßfestspiele Ludwigsburg will dedicate it's closing gala performance to the music of Irmin Schmidt, with a focus on his work for film.

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22 & 23 APRIL 2010

Film Music & Orchestration Workshop
at the Ludwigsburg Film Academy with Irmin Schmidt

18 DECEMBER 2009

"Season's Greetings from Can" - click here.

18 OCTOBER 2009

Irmin Schmidt Interview im Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin.

21 NOVEMBER 2009

Irmin Schmidt receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the Soundtrack-Cologne
Irmin Schmidt erhält den Ehrenpreis bei der diesjährigen Soundtrack-Cologne

 

Live Interview with Irmin Schmidt 21.11.09 from 16:30 - 18:00 open to the public.
For further information contact:
SoundTrack_Cologne
TELEVISOR Mediendienstleistungen GmbH
Trajanstr. 27, 50678 Köln
fon +49 221 931844 0
fax +49 221 931844 9
info@soundtrackcologne.de

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26 AUGUST 2009

Irmin Schmidt Interview in der neuen GALORE.

COMING: SUMMER 2010

Irmin Schmidt has been commissioned by the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele (Ludwigsburg Castle Festival) to present an evening of orchestrations of his
works for film. 

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14 NOVEMBER 2008

German Premiere PALERMO SHOOTING by Wim Wenders

Irmin Schmidt's soundtrack to Palermo Shooting is available on digital download.

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9 OCTOBER 2008

PopKomm, Berlin

Irmin Schmidt, Wim Wenders talk about film music.
Soundtracks - The Black Sheep Of The Film Family?

Irmin Schmidt talks about his work
PopKomm (pro) files - How Did You Do It?

8 APRIL 2008

Irmin Schmidt score for La Fermosa, ballet by Deutsche Oper Am Rhein

The ballet La Fermosa with music for full orchestra composed by Irmin Schmidt.

(Choreography Youri Vamos)

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releases

Axolotl EyesIrmin Schmidt & Kumo
Axolotl Eyes (CD) including
Flies, Guys and Choirs (DVD)
(Also available individually)
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Palermo Shooting
Original Film Score
Digital Release
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