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Contact

25286
  • Title: Contact
  • Artist: Silver Apples
  • Label: Rotorelief
  • Format: LP
  • Genres: Historical Recordings, 1960's, Avant Garde, No Wave, Rock
  • Price: €21,90EU (incl. 19% VAT)€18,40non-EU

Limited colored sleeve edition on black vinyl, 2000 copies.
Texture and feeling of 1969 original with boosted audiophile sound quality.

"Formed in 1967 as an electronic rock 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, the band quickly gained a reputation as New York’s leading underground musical expression.
First full-length album was released in 1968 on KAPP Records. The self titled album rode the Billboard Magazine Top 100 list for 10 weeks.
The second full length album was released in 1969, titled “Contact”. A national tour was launched by the band’s recording popularity. A third album was recorded in 1970, but not released when KAPP folded.
Without a record label the band disbanded, and, except for an occasional bootleg release, was not heard from again until 1994, when a German label named TRC, without license, re-released the first two albums in a double CD version, complete with poster. Since then numerous artists around the world have released covers, tributes and samplings of Silver Apples material."