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Silver Apples / Simeon Coxe

Silver Apples / Simeon Coxe
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United States
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Silver Apples formed in New York in 1967 and comprised percussionist Danny Taylor and lead vocalist Simeon Coxe, a bizarre figure who played an instrument also dubbed the Simeon, which (according to notes on the duo's self-titled 1968 debut LP) consisted of "nine audio oscillators and eighty-six manual controls... The lead and rhythm oscillators are played with the hands, elbows and knees and the bass oscillators are played with the feet." Although the utterly noncommercial record — an ingenious cacophony of beeps, buzzes and beats — sold poorly, the Silver Apples resurfaced a year later with their sophomore effort, Contact, another far-flung outing which fared no better than its predecessor.
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http:// silverapples.com
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Releases on file (10)
Silver Apples — Clinging to a Dream Silver Apples — Clinging to a Dream
(Chicken Coop CCR006, 2016, CD)
The Alchemysts & Simeon — The Alchemysts & Simeon The Alchemysts & Simeon — The Alchemysts & Simeon
(Rubric Records RUB05, 1999, CD)
Spectrum & Silver Apples — A Lake of Teardrops Spectrum & Silver Apples — A Lake of Teardrops
(Space Age ORBIT 016CD, 1999/2009, CD)
Silver Apples — Decatur Silver Apples — Decatur
(Wah Wah Records Whirlybird Records – WR106, 1998, CD)
Silver Apples — The Garden Silver Apples — The Garden
(Chicken Coop CCR003, 1998/2016, CD)
Various Artists — Silver Apples Beacon Remixed Various Artists — Silver Apples Beacon Remixed
(Whirlybird WR107, 1998, CD)
Silver Apples — Beacon Silver Apples — Beacon
(Whirlybird WR103, 1997, CD)
Silver Apples — Contact Silver Apples — Contact
(Whirlybird WR102, 1969/1997, CD)
Silver Apples — Silver Apples / Contact Silver Apples — Silver Apples / Contact
(Spectrum 111 680-2, 1969/1997, CD)
Silver Apples — Silver Apples Silver Apples — Silver Apples
(Whirlybird WR101, 1968/1997, CD)

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