THE STRANGE STORY OF SOVIET MUSIC ON THE BONE
In the Soviet Union during the cold war era, the music people could listen to was ruthlessly controlled by the State. But a secret and risky subculture of music lovers and bootleggers defied the censor. Incredibly, they built homemade recording machines and found an extraordinary means of copying forbidden jazz, rock 'n' roll and banned Russian music to make their own records.
Explore the website of the X-RAY AUDIO PROJECT with images of bone records, our Bone Blog, films, news, events and more
Watch the trailer for our award winning documentary ROENTGENIZDAT featuring interviews with Soviet bootleggers and archive footage
Read the book 'X-RAY AUDIO - The Strange Story of Soviet Music 'On the Bone', a gorgeous labour of love, with over 40 extraordinary images of Bone records, essays and interviews, telling the secret history of these ghostly records and of the people who made, bought and sold them.
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