Right now, the blog Sit Down/Listen Up is running a series on classic Krautrock albums, to which I am contributing. Eventually it will feature a few newer bands whose sound has been influenced by the classic German bands. But the genre has also had another sort of influence:
The UK post-punk band Moonshake took their name from a song from Can’s Future Days:
Apparently Moonshake has also been adopted by a group of San Diego house DJs for their club nights.
None of this music sounds particularly like the bands they took their names from, though.