Decades after their influential career first ground to a sudden and mysterious halt, the Silver Apples remain one of pop music's true enigmas. A surreal, almost unprecedented duo, their music explored interstellar drones and hums, pulsing rhythms, and electronically generated melodies years before similar ideas were adopted in the work of acolytes ranging from Suicide to Spacemen 3 to Laika and Beak>. Prior to forming the Silver Apples, vocalist Simeon Coxe and percussionist Danny Taylor played in a more traditional-sounding '60s rock group, the Overland Stage Electric Band. However, Coxe's addition of a 1940s audio oscillator to the band alienated the other members so much that ultimately he and Taylor were the only ones left, and they began making music as the Silver Apples in New York City in 1967. Coxe added more and more ...
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Silver Apples 1968 Silver Apples
 
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Contact 1969 Contact
 
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