Geneva ex-Mayor Reveals – “I was a Pirate Radio Operator!”

… to broadcast our own programs. One day, six of us created a pirate radio station. We travel to Italy to find black-market transmitters. We meet people at the edge of the red line. Find ourselves in anonymous apartments, trade money for equipment, then dismantle the car to create caches for transmitters and return to Geneva. Associations, especially feminists, have recorded tapes containing more or less subversive words. Our little group goes up the Salève (a mountain in France, extremely close …

Rare Pirate Radio Anthem Discs Discovered

… pleased by the fact that they were recorded onto exactly the same acetate blanks as the original at IBC, i.e. near perfect clones. The only differences were that the group “The Opposition” was typed on these blanks whereas on the original “The Opposition” was hand-written and included mention of “Beacon Records”.” According to DJ Alan West, Beacon Records was, at the time, R.N.I.’s “secret London address”. Of those 5 acetate pressings, John Ker …