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Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Jackpot
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"Formed in 1967 as a psychedelic electronic duo featuring Dan Taylor on drums and Simeon on a homemade synthesizer consisting of 12 oscillators (and an assortment of sound filters, telegraph keys, radio parts, lab gear and a variety of second hand electronic junk), Silver Apples quickly gained a reputation as New Yorks leading underground musical expression. Their pulsating rhythmic beats with the use of electronics laid the groundwork for what would become “Krautrock” Silver Apples was released in 1968 and still remains an innovative and revolutionary album. Their highly influential sound has influenced countless bands from Stereolab, Beastie Boys, Blur and more." - Jackpot.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: Contact
Format: LP
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $23.00
"180 gram vinyl pressing with a double-sided insert. This is a reissue of the second album Contact by 60s electronic legends Silver Apples, originally released by Kapp Records in 1969. This enigmatic duo, armed only with percussion, vocals and an early, specialized synthesizer, is often credited with giving the musical world its first electronic album, as well as having a significant influence on bands which followed in their wake; bands such as Ultravox and Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark. Silver Apples, named after a W.B. Yeats poem, consisted of electronics wiz Simeon Coxe and percussionist Danny Taylor. Simeon built an impressive collection of electronic paraphernalia (dubbed the "Simeon") which ultimately included a dozen oscillators, six of them tuned to bass notes which he played with his feet, an assortment of sound filters, telegraph keys, radio parts, lab gear and a variety of second-hand electronic junk. Contact ushered in the bands recorded popularity and a national tour was quickly organized. Several tracks on Contact feature bass lines provided by Simeons banjo playing, but it is the clever use of the lead oscillator and new-found intensity of the lyrics that sets Contact apart from its predecessor. Such was the level of Simeons growing electronic proficiency that the intro to the albums opening track, "You And I" more than successfully recreates the sound of an airplane taking off. Silver Apples all but disappeared from the musical firmament when Kapp folded in 1970, only to re-emerge in January 1997 to perform before a celeb-packed audience at the Knitting Factory. Again, the critics were unanimous. As the MC waxed poetic during an introduction to the Silver Apples concert in San Francisco, 1968: "You are about to have probably the most unusual musical experience of your life. The music will enter areas of your mind never before opened until now. At times it may be hard to understand, but if you let the music penetrate, youll dig it." -Phoenix.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $33.00
2016 repress. “Limited edition deluxe LP format, pressed on 180 gram virgin vinyl; housed in a deluxe gatefold foil sleeve containing the insert from the original release. The self-titled first album by 60s electronic legends Silver Apples, originally released by Kapp Records in 1968. Fresh off their stint as The Overland Stage Electric Band, Simeon and Dan Taylor formed their own extravagant, two-man electronic space-odyssey, Silver Apples, to remarkable critical acclaim. "Whats so amazing is that they make absolutely mind-shattering music with all this junky equipment," commented one reviewer, astounded over the then-mindbending concept of build-it-yourself electronics combined with rock drums. The debut album features lyrics by poet Stanley Warren and is an absolutely essential piece of musical history from electronic/psychedelic/rock musics ground-breaking legends.” - Phoenix.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: Whirly Bird/Oscillations
Format: 7"
Label: Play Loud!
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
“First reissue of the first Silver Apples 7" vinyl single. Originally released in 1968 on Kapp Records. Remastered and fully authorized by the band and the record label. Silver Apples were one of the most influential electronic music groups of all time." - Play Loud! "A beautiful and mysterious artifact, a band that appeared in the late 1960s making electronic art-pop so singular that it was another decade before bands even began to sound like the group." - The New York Times.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: Contact (Color Sleeve) (Black Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $31.00
"Black vinyl version. Color sleeve. Numbered edition of 2000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples second album Contact, originally released in 1969. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"Aside from Simeons use of a banjo on a couple of tracks, the music on Contact does not differ from that of their debut. One aspect improved upon was the lyrics; many possess the same cosmic element found on Silver Apples, but others are full of bitterness, pain, paranoia, and confusion. In turn, the lead oscillator is used to greater effect, reflecting this newfound intensity. Simeon, who composed the text for five of Contacts ten songs (he framed one song on Silver Apples, Dancing Gods), was largely responsible for this change." - Bart Bealmear, AllMusic.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: Contact (Color Sleeve) (Clear Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $35.00
"Clear vinyl version. Color sleeve. Numbered edition of 1000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples second album Contact, originally released in 1969. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"Aside from Simeons use of a banjo on a couple of tracks, the music on Contact does not differ from that of their debut. One aspect improved upon was the lyrics; many possess the same cosmic element found on Silver Apples, but others are full of bitterness, pain, paranoia, and confusion. In turn, the lead oscillator is used to greater effect, reflecting this newfound intensity. Simeon, who composed the text for five of Contacts ten songs (he framed one song on Silver Apples, Dancing Gods), was largely responsible for this change." - Bart Bealmear, AllMusic.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: Contact (Silver Gatefold Sleeve) (Black Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $35.00
"Black vinyl version. Silver gatefold sleeve. Numbered edition of 2000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples second album Contact, originally released in 1969. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"Aside from Simeons use of a banjo on a couple of tracks, the music on Contact does not differ from that of their debut. One aspect improved upon was the lyrics; many possess the same cosmic element found on Silver Apples, but others are full of bitterness, pain, paranoia, and confusion. In turn, the lead oscillator is used to greater effect, reflecting this newfound intensity. Simeon, who composed the text for five of Contacts ten songs (he framed one song on Silver Apples, Dancing Gods), was largely responsible for this change." - Bart Bealmear, AllMusic.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: Contact (Silver Gatefold Sleeve) (Silver and Black Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $39.00
"Silver and black vinyl version. Silver gatefold sleeve. Numbered edition of 1000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples second album Contact, originally released in 1969. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 056S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 056S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"Aside from Simeons use of a banjo on a couple of tracks, the music on Contact does not differ from that of their debut. One aspect improved upon was the lyrics; many possess the same cosmic element found on Silver Apples, but others are full of bitterness, pain, paranoia, and confusion. In turn, the lead oscillator is used to greater effect, reflecting this newfound intensity. Simeon, who composed the text for five of Contacts ten songs (he framed one song on Silver Apples, Dancing Gods), was largely responsible for this change." - Bart Bealmear, AllMusic.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: s/t (Color Sleeve) (Black Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $31.00
"Black vinyl version. Color sleeve. Numbered edition of 2000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples self-titled debut, originally released in 1968. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"By 1967, the Overland Stage Electric Band was teetering on its last legs. The New York City five-piece had found some success playing covers of straight-ahead rock n roll at gigs in the East Village, but tensions within the group were steadily tearing them apart. The lead singer, Simeon Coxe III, had gotten his hands on a vintage 40s audio oscillator and was insisting that it become a part of the show. The rest of the band was understandably upset - this was more than a decade before electronic music would become an accepted practice. Before long, the band was down to two members, Simeon, and drummer Danny Taylor. Now with full control, the two members re-christened themselves the Silver Apples and set about releasing one of historys great forgotten albums, their self-titled debut. Silver Apples is a record that reached far ahead of its time. Its not surprising then, in a year when the airwaves were still dominated by Motown and the Beatles (whose experimentation was tame by comparison), that it failed to garner much of an audience. Even now, nearly 40 years later, the record sounds fresh and unconventional - in 1968 there simply wasnt anything else like it." - Adam Bunch, Crawdaddy! (2007).

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: s/t (Color Sleeve) (Clear Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $35.00
"Clear vinyl version. Color sleeve. Numbered edition of 1000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples self-titled debut, originally released in 1968. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"By 1967, the Overland Stage Electric Band was teetering on its last legs. The New York City five-piece had found some success playing covers of straight-ahead rock n roll at gigs in the East Village, but tensions within the group were steadily tearing them apart. The lead singer, Simeon Coxe III, had gotten his hands on a vintage 40s audio oscillator and was insisting that it become a part of the show. The rest of the band was understandably upset - this was more than a decade before electronic music would become an accepted practice. Before long, the band was down to two members, Simeon, and drummer Danny Taylor. Now with full control, the two members re-christened themselves the Silver Apples and set about releasing one of historys great forgotten albums, their self-titled debut. Silver Apples is a record that reached far ahead of its time. Its not surprising then, in a year when the airwaves were still dominated by Motown and the Beatles (whose experimentation was tame by comparison), that it failed to garner much of an audience. Even now, nearly 40 years later, the record sounds fresh and unconventional - in 1968 there simply wasnt anything else like it." - Adam Bunch, Crawdaddy! (2007).

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: s/t (Silver Gatefold Sleeve) (Black Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $35.00
"Black vinyl version. Silver gatefold sleeve. Numbered edition of 2000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples self-titled debut, originally released in 1968. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"By 1967, the Overland Stage Electric Band was teetering on its last legs. The New York City five-piece had found some success playing covers of straight-ahead rock n roll at gigs in the East Village, but tensions within the group were steadily tearing them apart. The lead singer, Simeon Coxe III, had gotten his hands on a vintage 40s audio oscillator and was insisting that it become a part of the show. The rest of the band was understandably upset - this was more than a decade before electronic music would become an accepted practice. Before long, the band was down to two members, Simeon, and drummer Danny Taylor. Now with full control, the two members re-christened themselves the Silver Apples and set about releasing one of historys great forgotten albums, their self-titled debut. Silver Apples is a record that reached far ahead of its time. Its not surprising then, in a year when the airwaves were still dominated by Motown and the Beatles (whose experimentation was tame by comparison), that it failed to garner much of an audience. Even now, nearly 40 years later, the record sounds fresh and unconventional - in 1968 there simply wasnt anything else like it." - Adam Bunch, Crawdaddy! (2007).

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: s/t (Silver Gatefold Sleeve) (Silver and Black Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Rotorelief
Country: France
Price: $39.00
"Silver and black vinyl version. Silver gatefold sleeve. Numbered edition of 1000 copies. Rotorelief present a reissue of Silver Apples self-titled debut, originally released in 1968. Available in four versions: A black vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055C-LP); a clear vinyl version with a color sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055C-CLR); a black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 2000 (ROTOR 055S-LP); and a silver and black vinyl version with a silver gatefold sleeve in a numbered edition of 1000 (ROTOR 055S-SIL)." - Rotorelief.

"By 1967, the Overland Stage Electric Band was teetering on its last legs. The New York City five-piece had found some success playing covers of straight-ahead rock n roll at gigs in the East Village, but tensions within the group were steadily tearing them apart. The lead singer, Simeon Coxe III, had gotten his hands on a vintage 40s audio oscillator and was insisting that it become a part of the show. The rest of the band was understandably upset - this was more than a decade before electronic music would become an accepted practice. Before long, the band was down to two members, Simeon, and drummer Danny Taylor. Now with full control, the two members re-christened themselves the Silver Apples and set about releasing one of historys great forgotten albums, their self-titled debut. Silver Apples is a record that reached far ahead of its time. Its not surprising then, in a year when the airwaves were still dominated by Motown and the Beatles (whose experimentation was tame by comparison), that it failed to garner much of an audience. Even now, nearly 40 years later, the record sounds fresh and unconventional - in 1968 there simply wasnt anything else like it." - Adam Bunch, Crawdaddy! (2007).

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