Tag Archives: Sun Ra

Wire’s 100 Records that set the world on fire while no one was listening. 11-20

Feel the fire and groan the moan, this is the passion based 10 series from the greatest list ever. I’m listening to Dr John as I write this and letting the music fill me up – is there anything like a groove that ‘works’? ┬áThat magical moment when you have exactly the right music for […]

Sun Ra: the sun always rises

“What’s the difference between a man and a human being?” In early 1971 Sun Ra was artist-in-residence at University of California, Berkeley, teaching a course called “The Black Man In the Cosmos”. Rather few students enrolled but the classes were often full of curious persons from the surrounding community. One half-hour of each class was […]