Ideologic

Ideologic

Stephen O’Malley

15.5 million hits!

Posted: Sep 5, 2006

15.5 million hits!

Wow, that was fast... I was waiting for the 15 million mark... just noticed this.

Greetings from Birmingham... Alabama. Bleak out here. Soliloquy For Lilith (endlessly recommended) provided an uncannily apt sound design for our exit from the 65 into the downtown here this grey afternoon. On the road with Boris driving em around for a few weeks.

XRAY REX

Posted: Sep 5, 2006

XRAY REX
XRAY REX
XRAY REX

Jazz on Bones: X-Ray Sound Recordings

In the USSR and Eastern Europe in the 1950s underground night spots would play music pirated from the west. The only media they had were recorders etched into discarded X-ray film. I've long sought some images. Researcher Camille Cloutier pointed me to these, collected and posted by József Hajdú. Here's what he says about them:

During the late 1930s and early 1940s the prevalent sound recording apparatus was the wax disk cutter. As a consequence of the lack...