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SILVER APPLES

I have to admit I did a double take when I first saw this listing: they’re tempting fate again? The history of Silver Apples, the New York ur-electronica duo famed (by indie-psych standards, at least) for two almost painfully great late-60s albums, is so riddled with bad luck that even their triumphs seem almost cruel […]

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Electronic Heart

Silver Apples July 28, Empty Bottle Most electronic music leaves me cold as a robot’s teat. The mechanistic precision of house and techno beats and the nuance-free drones of most synthesizer-based music, the absence of the happy little accidents that happen when human hands meet physical instruments, interest me about as much as a test […]