Full Compass recordings

Summary Information

Title: Full Compass recordings
Inclusive Dates: 1972-2000
Bulk Dates: 1973-1980

  • Full Compass Sound Studios
Unique Identifier: MML024

Quantity: Audiotape reels; analog; stereo, 1/2 track, 1/4 inch tape; majority 10 inch reels
  • 12 Linear Feet
  • 8 boxes

Quantity: WAV format
  • 54.3 Gigabytes
  • 119 electronic audio files


Sound recordings from the radio program "WIBA/Full Compass live radio concerts" produced between 1973 and 1980 as broadcast on WIBA-FM radio, Madison, Wisconsin. The program was part of Radio Free Madison, WIBA's experiment with alternative rock programming begun in 1969. The artists were mostly Madison or Milwaukee-based musicians. Recorded principally at Full Compass Sound Studios in Madison, Wisconsin. The recordings are mostly unedited, some are edited for re-broadcast. Musical genres represented in the collection include rock, country, bluegrass and jazz. Some notable performers include Pat Metheney, Ben Sidran, Spooner, Asleep at the Wheel, Head East, Luther Allison, Paul Filipowicz Blues Band, and Townes Van Zandt.

Language: English.

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-mus-mml024
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