When teenagers first get musical instruments such as an electric guitar, bass or drums, they naturally form bands with their friends. Typically, such bands might play versions of songs by favorite recording artists and play at parties or other public settings.
It's less typical that a band forms for the sole purpose of creating recordings of their own original material, never playing live anywhere. That was the case of a band called The Michus.
This month we're going to explore how a band of just two 13-year-old friends way back in 1983 up in northern New York State made a tape of homemade music that is still being played today.
Click here to read our interview with Ian McGaughey as he looks back on the band The Michus.