Ep 324 X-Ray Audio With Stephen Coates

14Jun

This Week, Stephen Coates Joins us To Talk About Bone Music. In the USSR during the cold war era, the music people could listen to was ruthlessly controlled by the State. But a secret underground subculture of music lovers and bootleggers defied the censor. Incredibly, they built their own recording machines and used an extraordinary means of copying forbidden jazz, rock 'n' roll, and banned Russian music to risk making their own records. They Built Their Own Recording Machines And Used Repurposed X-Ray Plates As The Base For Strange Beautiful Discs They Sold Secretly. Closing Music For The Show: MotorHead- Back In The USSR 

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