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New York City, New York, United States (1967 – 1970, 1996 – 1999, 2006 – present)

Silver Apples was an / duo which formed in 1967 in New York City, New York, United States. They originally consisted of Simeon Coxe III (who played a custom home-made synthesizer known as the “Simeon”) and Danny Taylor (drums). The duo split in 1970. The group was reformed in 1996 by Simeon and new drummer Xian Hawkins. Danny Taylor returned to the band in 1998 and the band toured as a trio until 1999 when Simeon was injured in a car accident. The band returned to making music in 2006, but without Taylor, who died in 2005.

Contrasting the flowery psychedelic rock music of the late-1960s, the -based Silver Apples created an sound based on little more than a homemade synthesizer (named the Simeon after their lead singer - Simeon) and an extensive drumkit, originally played by Dan Taylor. They reformed in the 1990s, making new records and playing live again.

Silver Apples were one of the first groups to employ music techniques extensively within a idiom, and their minimalistic style, with its pulsing, driving beat and frequently discordant modality, anticipated not only the experimental electronic music and of the 1970’s, but music and of the 1990s as well.


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  • FunkaGriot

    "I Have Known Love" broke my heart!

    23 Nov 8:17pm Reply
  • phaedra0

    my bueno

    27 Oct 3:33pm Reply
  • Cheerful_Lyu

    You And I...

    24 Oct 10:08am Reply
  • hazenkamp

    на мой взгляд, совершенно не круто, как и Suicide, впрочем. [3]

    24 Aug 6:18pm Reply
  • AniRockAniMetal

    Rewelacyjny team. To połączenie intelektualnych eksperymentów z kontrkulturowym buntem jest boskie. Goście wyprzedzili świat o dekadę.

    29 May 5:29pm Reply
  • jimanderson1234

    Bom pra carai

    23 May 9:47pm Reply
  • limonad_limonad

    на мой взгляд, совершенно не круто.[2], как и Suicide, впрочем. Вот послушаешь- и не говно, кажется. А зачем слушать второй раз- непонятно. И если выводить одно из другого и т. д., то получается говном.

    20 Apr 9:30am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    на мой взгляд, совершенно не круто. настоящими революционерами в звуке были все же suicide, а это вполне себе хипповское музло

    10 Feb 10:38am Reply
  • RussellChap

    I wonder if 'Velvet Cave' is a euphemism?

    30 Jan 11:39am Reply
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  • InASafePlace

    Barely a million scrobbles? How is this even possible? Get real people! WOW.

    15 Dec 2013 Reply
  • JamesHippieKid

    Amazing stuff. Can't believe I went so long without it.

    28 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Pezessed

    A rogue click//a new favorite band

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
  • lainnerd

    Velvet Cave

    21 Nov 2013 Reply
  • majo334

    they changed everything i ever thought about music

    1 Nov 2013 Reply
  • YasamanSixX

    i wouldnt believe these songs were for 60s if i hadnt known them

    30 Oct 2013 Reply
  • UnChi3nAndalou

    contact is soooo underrated. [2]

    12 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Wondermoose

    GREAT stuff!

    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • ElChepito

    contact is soooo underrated.

    29 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Bubleg

    wow that's cool

    25 Jul 2013 Reply
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