Robert Mugge’s 1980 documentary Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise is to be reissued on DVD and Blu-ray
Derek Walmsley journeys through the new worlds sketched out by jazz from the mid-1950s onwards
Re-released for 40th anniversary with book and CD, an uncut version of the film and commentary
Strut and Art Yard releasing Ra primer this September, curated by Arkestra bandleader and including previously unreleased tracks.
More Sun Ra ephemera...
Space is the place, but what does it smell like?
A collection of master tapes, stampers and mothers claimed to be Sun Ra material are being auctioned.
Backstage and concert photos by Val Wilmer and Baron Wolman on show at Sumemrhall next month.
On location shots from the filming of Space Is The Place, and Ayé Aton's psychedelic murals.
Hosted by Derek Walmsley, spinning music from artists rolling through Newcastle's Tusk festival in October, including Vincent Epplay and Samon Takahashi, Pulse Emitter, Hype Williams and Hiss Golden Messenger. Plus 1940s era Sun Ra from the depths of Michael D Anderson's Sun Ra archive, recordings which are forthcoming on The Eternal Myth Revealed box set.
This summer will see the release of an enormous 30 disc archival Sun Ra box set, compiled by the director of the Sun Ra Music Archive , Michael D...
Space is the place for Lady Gaga, as she lifts a line from Sun Ra's "Rocket Number Nine" and gives the Afrofuturist a writing credit for a single from her recent album.