Decknologist has only gone and released another vinyl mix, featuring Sun Ra, Madlib and Dilla. Okay, so maybe that Madlibmix2 was released just under a year ago but it was pretty fresh to us. Fortunately, Decknologist has released something more recent (two days ago), a selection of some of his new vinyl acquisitions and a few unearthed from his crates. Due to the nature of…

Jazz may be as dead as Latin for some people, but to others, it’s still live and kicking. I recently read an article arguing that “jazz can no longer be a living, breathing art form”. The writer, Benjamin Schwartz in his Atlantic article “The End of Jazz: How America’s most vibrant music became a relic”, came to this conclusion after looking at the photographic works…

If you’re astute, you’ll know where our slogan originally came from. If not, allow me to explain. Infamous and influential jazz musician Sun Ra made a film called Space Is The Place, an 82-minute film filmed in 1972 and released in 1974. It was directed by John Coney, written by Sun Ra and features Sun Ra and his Arkestra on the soundtrack. The cult film…