Space is the place, but what does it smell like? Norton Records's books arm Kicks has expanded its offering recently, with two Sun Ra perfumes called Prophetika and Saturnia, following in the footsteps of Heatsick's Chanel-fragranced Extended Play project, and Unsound's more recent audio and scent commissions with Kode9, Ben Frost and Tim Hecker.
For $13 you can travel the spaceways doused in the aphrodisiac Saturnia, or Prophetika, a scent that "invokes a mirage of memories and mysteries and incites a call to action", with hints of Cairo, Chicago and Casseopia. The perfumes coincide with the launch of volume one of Prophetika, a book of Sun Ra's unpublished end times poetry and prose. More details on the book here.