X-Ray Audio Book
Stephen’s book 'X-RAY AUDIO - The Strange Story of Soviet Music On the Bone' with over 40 beautiful images of Bone records, a history of x-ray recording, essays and interviews will be published by Strange Attractor Press in the Autumn.
ORDER NOW to reserve one of a special Limited Edition of 500 copies which come with a flexidisc insert containing original Bone music by Golden Dog Gang bootlegger Boris Taigin. Researched over the last three years by Stephen Coates, the book tells the secret history of the Soviet x-ray records and the people who made them. For the first time, the originator of the x-ray recording technique is revealed. Interviews with Artyemi Troistsky, Aleks Kolkowski, Rudy Fuchs and Kolya Vasin reveal the extraordinary culture of the bone era and its bootleg technology. Maksim Kravchinsky provides a short history of forbidden Soviet song and Sukhdev Sandhu an introduction - all illustrated in beautiful detail by photographer Paul Heartfield's gorgeous images.