99% Invisible

Roman Mars

Arts, Design

Chart Positions

Arts 5
Top 200 50
Design 1

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we’ve just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at <a href="http://99percentinvisible.org">99percentinvisible.org</a>.<br/> A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at <a href="http://radiotopia.fm/">radiotopia.fm</a>.


194- Bone Music

December 22nd, 2015

Episode 207 of 247 episodes

In 1950s Soviet Russia, citizens craved Western popular music—everything from jazz to rock & roll. But smuggling vinyl was dangerous, and acquiring the scarce material to make copies of those records that did make it into the country was expensive. An ingenuous solution to this problem began to emerge in the form of “bone music.” This is a collaboration with the unstoppable Kitchen Sisters. Subscribe to their Radiotopia podcastFugitive Waves today!

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