Often regarded as the muddy root of electronic music due to their never before seen use of oscillating synthesisers, Silver Apples’ self-titled album may only be remembered due to its pioneering attributes rather than any virtuous musical prowess. Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Silver Apples – Silver Apples
Three mud-rubbed, fierce, staring tribal women posing strikingly among English roses and shrubbery wearing nothing but rags around their waists – breasts for all to see. An album cover as unmistakable as the sounds it promises. A girl gang of sonic raggamuffins. The Slits.
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Words by Johnny Fry As I slouched half asleep and wholly hungover in the back of a cab last Thursday morning – courtesy of frivolous discounts on Bolt that made my journey to university cheaper in a cab than by public transport – I was being slowly uplifted by the hushed music my driver was listening to. It sounded calmingly familiar yet I was certain … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: King Sunny Adé – Ju Ju Music (1982)