Tag: sun ra

Madlib, The Afro-Modernist​

Hip Hop

Modernism might have a white visage but Madlib’s brand of afro-modernism shouldn’t be overlooked. Film director James...

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Wrongtom – Upper Street Arkestrations (DJ Mix)

Jazz

Wrongtom created an hour-long spiritual jazz mix from his record collections last year and you should hear it. To warm up for the Sun Ra...

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NEWS: Sun Ra Gets Writing Credit On Lady Gaga’s Venus

News

The late Saturn-born jazz musician receives some credit from Lady Gaga as she quotes Sun Ra on her track, Venus. Jazz avant-gardes often...

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10 Songs & Projects Inspired By Sun Ra

Electronic, Hip Hop, Jazz, Sampling

It was Sun Ra’s 99th birthday yesterday (if you’re in the UK), so here are ten songs and projects inspired by the great man....

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Sun Ra – A Joyful Noise (1980)

Jazz, Saturday Matinée

This hour long documentary about Sun Ra is the feature presentation for our Saturday Matinée this week. Sun Ra was one of jazz’s...

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Flying Lotus’ Next Album To Feature “Cosmic Experimental Jazz”

Jazz

Flying Lotus takes to Twitter to announce plans for his next album. There’s no question that Until The Quiet Comes was one of the...

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