Damo Suzuki is the Japanese-born, free-spieling vocalist from the German Krautrock legends Can, still performing around the world with his "Network," continually shifting pickup bands of faithful disciples in each city a performance is scheduled. For his appearance at WFMU’s Spring ‘02 Record Fair, he tore the roof off the joint when he was joined by Boston's Cul De Sac, improvising powerful currents of drone, some hints of Can's "Mother Sky" and generally upflifting the spirits of sweaty shoppers who huddled around WFMU’s broadcast booth. The capper: Damo walked around the crowd during the final jam, embracing each and every onlooker in attendance. Who says not everyone scores at the record fair?
Illustration by Wayno