The Golden Apples of the Sun Radio Show

When she jumped, she probably thought she could fly
June 29, 2012, 12:37 pm
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“Lux spent the ride dialing the radio for her favorite song. “It makes me crazy,” she said. “You know they’re playing it somewhere, but you have to find it.”  ―  Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides



June 23, 2012, 7:12 am
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Stone Tape Recordings
June 23, 2012, 6:18 am
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Stone Tape Recordings is the label project of The Owl Service – its only just getting started but has a label description with sufficient musical breadth and ambition to catch the attention of the Golden Apples. Watch this space.

“It is a new independent music collective inspired by the English folk revival, Edwardian occultism, Norwegian black metal, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, 1970s doom rock and the electronic landscapes of Detroit and Berlin.” Here

John Christian Ferner Apalnes
June 22, 2012, 10:31 am
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Essential Soundtracks – Morvern Callar
June 22, 2012, 10:03 am
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First in an occasional series exploring essential and obscure soundtracks for listeners of the Golden Apples to add to thier collections. In this film a rich and intriguing story unfolds following Morvern’s journey from a prosaic life on the remote Scottish coast to self-abandonment and re-invention in sun drenched Spain. The beautiful visuals are wrapped in a soundtrack that is more like a personal mixtape shared with a friend and includes tracks from Can, Broadcast, Boards of Canada, The Velvet Underground, Stereolab and Lee Hazelwood amongst others…

DIY Freak Folk Beats and Loops
June 22, 2012, 5:49 am
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Production music, library music – call it what you like – DIY your own freak folk soundtrack … is this is the beginning or the end? … some of these are actually really good…

…more here

…and perhaps for something darker and drone-laden…

Radio Show – 17 June 2012 – Episode 72
June 22, 2012, 5:23 am
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This week’s edition of the Golden Apples is presented by Perth based abstract beat-maker Arn One.  He is heavily influenced by hip-hop, electronica and lounge music. He plays all sorts of electronic music from deep house, to hip-hop, to techno, to neo-folk. Listen to his Golden Apples selections on the show here and check out his work on his Soundcloud page.