The Golden Apples of the Sun Radio Show

Radio Show – 27 November 2016 – Episode 297
November 30, 2016, 12:37 pm
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On todays show Mark Davies will be your host for your favourite 2 hours of the week and will gently guide you through a smorgasbord of musical delights. He’s got a big box of records as vinyl is really the only format worthy of the show. We’ll be checking out some UK Hauntology, Doom folk from Canada, Scandinavian psych, Argentinian folkatronica as well as taking in some soundtrack and library music from Europe.Sit back and glisten.

Listen to the sho re-stream here (select 27 Nov)


Folkazoid – Arabic Hash – Folkazoid EP

GOAT – Bondye – Commune

Grim Tower – Anarchic breezes- Anarchic breezes

Stereolab – Animal or vegetable (a wonderful wooden reason)  – Refried Ectoplasm

Broadcast – Accidentals – work and non-work

Pram – Shadows – Helium

Erasers – By your side – Stem together

Juana Molina – Las Edades – WED21

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Dungen – Det du tanker idag ar du I morgon – Ta det lugnt

Dungen – Det Tar tid – 4

Efterklang – Prey and predator – tripper

Alain Goraguer – La Planette Sauvage  – Soundtrack La Planette Sauvage

Piero Umiliani – Effetti Musicali – Effetti Musicali

Serge Gainsbourg – Danger – Les annes Psychedeliques (1966-71)

AIR – Napalm love – Pocket Symphony

Damien Jurado – Walrus – Visions of us on the land



Radio Show – 15 March 2015 – Episode 211
March 15, 2015, 10:03 am
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Claude Mono presents crystalline psych-folk from the Philadelphia psych folk family tree, some Led Zepplin, and the usual Golden Apples wyrdness…

Listen Here (Choose 15 March)

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Fursaxa – Charlote – Mycorrhizae Realm

Helena Espvall – A Tiny Heart Blossoms On My Fingertips

Fern Knight – Silver Fox – Fern Knight

Fern Knight – Silver Fox (Outro) – Fern Knight – First Version

Led Zepplin – The Battle Of Evermore (Mandolin Guitar Mix From Headley Grange) – Led Zepplin IV

Led Zepplin – The Rain Song – Houses of the Holy

Led Zepplin – Babe Im Gonna Leave You by

Ebon Lore – The Owl – Wisdom of the Owl

The Espers – Sightings – Espers III

The Espers – Tomorrow – The Weed EP

Midlake – The Old and the Young (Moullinex edit) – Antiphon

Jane Weaver – Argent – The Silver Globe

Arnold Fish – The Guilty (Il Copevole) – The Active Listener Sampler 29

Amorphous Androgynous – Dead Vapours – The Cartel 2

Amorphous Androgynous – Some Time Later – The Cartel 2

Syd Arthur – Black Planet Eyes (Paradise Lost) – Amorphous Androgynous Remixes

Pamela Wyn Shannon – Moss Mantra – Weirdlore Notes From the Folk Underground

You Are Wolf – Murmurations – Hawk to the Hunting Gone

Kate Bush – 50 Words for Snow – 50 Words for Snow

Fursaxa – Donna Plumerae (Mixcloud only)




Our Mixtape Collection
March 8, 2014, 8:57 am
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Listeners of The Golden Apples of the Sun Radio Show on RTRFM 92.1 will enjoy exploring the new mixtape collection here. Not only some fine HQ mixes from the Golden Apples itself but also a vast (40+) personally curated set of favourite mixes of freak-folk, psych folk, pastoral, wyrd, vintage electronica, and hauntology. Music For Pleasure.

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…

January 29, 2012, 5:23 am
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Caethua – Her albums weave plaintive, emotionally resonant songs together with field recordings and ambient soundscapes to create vignettes of an alternate and deeply personal universe.She seems to inhabit her narrative albums as a witness herself, or they her as a sibyl. Which is not to say that her songs are the otherworldly sounds of a possessed medium — the opposite is, in fact, the case. Her music is brought to life by the evocative realism of her lyrics and the emotional clarity that carries through her adopted voices. Here
Raf Spielman for Foxy Digitalis

Golden Apples Sunraiser – coming Soon – January 22
December 17, 2011, 5:53 am
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Diger Rokwell
Claude Mono
Tristan Gibbs


The Bird – Northbridge