In a fascinating chapter in the history of record pressing, resourceful folks looking to bootleg western pop songs behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War used lathe cutting machines to cut audio grooves into actual used X-Rays and sold them on the black market to fans desperate to hear music their government forbid them to hear! Back in the day, the records were known simply as “Bones.”
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This is a special Record Of The Week from one of our most prolific customers – Decibel Magazine! Over the last 10 years and 200 issues, Decibel has included a flexi in many of its issues highlighting the best in heavy music. The latest flexi in Decibel’s catalog is a new single from heavy metal stalwarts Converge called “I Won’t Let You Go.” This Picture Flexi features exclusive art from frontman Jacob Bannon and is complemented by Gold Foil Stamping to commemorate this special occasion.