The New release from Golden Sound is : Give me Sight : Give me sound . Being released on Sept 22nd 2012. The album features 10 tracks of Sonic Golden Goodness, and a plethora of guests including reggie watts, laneous, and the melotonins. The record oozes Sonic sex, with its blend of Synths and Psycadelic textures, peter g has produced the recording that bathes the listener in Golden beams of Goodness.
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.
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