Golden Sound

Golden Sound

 Annerley, Queensland, AUS
BandR&B

The Golden sound concept, was created by Peter Golikov, after leaving his previous band PTY LTD, to create a new sound that bathes rays of sunshine on all those that witness it.

Biography

Peter Golikov aka Peter G is a keyboardist/producer hailing from Brisbane Australia. He began his musical journey in 1986, first studying classical piano for 10 years, a natural progression then led him towards jazz and funk music , and later to hand percussion and drums in 1995. Since then he has continued to follow his love of Funk and Soul music, adapting his “Golden Sound” live ensemble, to resemble the classic 70’s feelgood funk sound, with swirling synths, driving rythums, and sizzling horns, creating a palette of sonic goodness.

During the last 15 years, he has performed/collaborated with countless artists/producers from Australia and abroad, including supports for Moloko, Derrick Carter, Reggie Watts, Bamboos, Crazy P, Norman J and a career highlight, performing @ Good Vibrations on the same stage, as the late James Brown, in 2006. He also had the opportunity to perform drums/percussion with Nouvelle Vague on their recent Australian tour. Recent performances saw the Golden Sound perform @ the Brisbane Powerhouse, Judith Wright Centre and also alongside the Cuban brothers @ there recent cloudland performance.

He is dedicated to the cause of Goodness, and was production manager for Green Fest Brisbane in 2009 - 2010.

After performing @ this years woodford Folk festival, with a cabaret show in the Parlour, and some heavy late night sets in the Pineapple lounge , Golden Sound set off to assist the victims of the recent Brisbane floods, raising $15 000, @ the Brisbane, flood benefit concert @ Souths Davies Park Feb 2011.

After 2 Vinyl record releases through “Gallery”, in 2003, he traveled to America where he had the opportunity to perform in New York/Chicago and L.A, this trip also included several weeks recording and performing in Nepal/ Katmandu.

During his career he has released 2 full length records/ 3 Ep's / 3 film clips and performed at countless Australian Festivals, including Good Vibrations, Falls Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, Parklife, Island Vibe, Greenfest , Sydney Festival & Playground Weekender, with his previous band PTY LTD.

His solo keyboard work, which he is now focusing on, has appeared on countless Australian releases and compilations. Recent collaborations with New York’s Reggie Watts has also secured JJJ Radio interest, with the song, “See you again”, recently being selected on JJJ unearthed as a featured song. He also took out the 2010 q music song award in the dance/electronic category for his disco inspired “kafka Remix”.

His own compositions have had previous releases on JJJ's Groove Train cd, Hemisphere, The H Foundation's Environments cd, Beach Suite and his latest solo offering “Bathing in Goodness”, released in late 08, has been receiving rave reviews for it’s song writing charm and warm/vintage qualities. It is now available online, it has also recently been made available on export to Japan and other o/s territories through Stomp. For a full discography www.goldensound.com.au

Recent remixes include a rework of Kafka’s, Affro Innay, which saw the 12 inch vinyl, released worldwide through kudos records, the disco inspired remix has been ripping up a storm on dance floors world wide, and features a new take on Kafka’s classic Affro beat sound.

Also fresh off the cutting room floor, is the new golden Sound film clip, “Steppin on the 1” .The song is the opener off “Bathing in Goodness”, and features the enigmatic “Mr Laneous”, throughout . Production compliments of Panga productions, check it out @ www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I31yAsmnww

OVERVIEW:

The Golden Sound is a vision created by Peter Golikov, 7 years ago, with the focus being to produce a record, that encompasses fellow talented musicians, to create a body of work that "Bathes Golden Rays of Sunshine on all those that Witness it".

Peter G has produced/performed most of the instruments on the recording's, with guest vocalists and special guests appearing throughout “Bathing in Goodness”.

The majority of the recording was completed at his Golden Sound studios, where the focus is on vintage/classic Instruments and sounds. Think Fender Rhodes/Clavinets/Hammond Organ's and Moog Synth's, swirling to create a palette of sonic richness.

The record “Bathing in Goodness”, is now complete, it has seen Peter g handling all production and engineering duties.

Go to www.goldensound.com.au for more info or www.myspace.com/petergolikov

Discography

2011: Golden Sound : G and juice Remix Vinyl 300 Print : Mighty Highness

2010: Golden Sound Kafka Remix Vinyl 300 Print : Mighty Highness

2009: Golden Sound : Bathing in goodness :

2009: Golden Sound : Beach Suite

2007: PTy Ltd : Enticer Deluxe : MGM

2005: Golden Sound JJJ Groove Train Cd "Expectation" : Universal

2003: Pty Ltd : "You Should be Like this more Often : MRA

Pty Ltd/GMG 001: 12inch Vinyl : "Feeling's Gone" : Gallery

Pty Ltd/GMG 002 : 12 inch : "Who's Been Watching" : Gallery

Peter Golikov : Veronica Remx Gorgonzola : MGM

PTY LTD/Caverjatt "Italian Elavator Lovin Remixes 12 inch "

PTY LTD/Hemishphere Comp VOl 2 "I cannot Lie " JAM

PTY LTD "Ghetto Paradise CD " Grooveyard

PTY LTD/ Bondi FM Beach Vibes vol.1 88 recordings

2001

PTY LTD Liquid Sunshine E.P CLBR "Indy "

Bits & Pieces 1 and 2 E.P CLBR "Indy "

1998 :

Capital Y : Wats up Traffic E.P : Indy