Bootleg: The Strange Story of the Forbidden Record

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X-ray audio

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The illicit but compelling story of bootleg recordings

Now rendered virtually obsolete in the age of the internet, illegal records occupy a fascinating niche in audio history.

Stephen Coates, musician and co-curator of the X-Ray Audio project, relates a whirlwind history of bootleg, pirate and counterfeit audio drawn from research into the Soviet Cold war x-ray records, Eastern bloc samizdat recordings and a surprising trove in the British Library itself.

Image courtesy of www.x-rayaudio.com

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Name: Bootleg: The Strange Story of the Forbidden Record
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £8.00
Member: £8.00
Senior 60+: £6.00
Student: £5.00
Registered Unemployed: £5.00
Under 18: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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