Howard Mandel writes in his article “Don Cherry: World Jazz Spirit” for The Wire, drawing on interviews and other material originally conducted for Down Beat and National Public Radio: “Though Cherry recorded prodigiously, much of his prime work is no longer in print and scattered on labels that were hard-to-get even when his albums first appeared. For […]Read more "MOVING PICTURES FOR THE EAR: A TRIBUTE TO DON CHERRY & CO."
McCoy Tyner . Message from the Nile . Extensions . Blue Note . 1973 Alice Coltrane . World Galaxy . My Favorite Things . Impulse! Records . 1972 Sonny Sharrock . Black Woman . Portrait of Linda in Three Colors, All Black . Vortex Records . 1969 (vocals by Linda Sharrock) Sun Ra & His […]Read more "BLACK RHYTHM HAPPENING Pt 2"
Today’s show is the first in a series of what some call “Spiritual Jazz.” Let’s call it Black Rhythm Happening after Eddie Gale’s brilliant album of the same name.Read more "Black Rhythm Happening"
Rainbow Tongue . Running Man (single) . S/R . 2020 High Rise II (Tonstartssbandht) . S/T . Mainliner Sonic . Warded Halls . 2012 Tonstartssbandht . Parson Sounds . It’s Only Love/Sov Gott Rose Marie . Black Cheeks . 2008 Numinous Eye . Clockwork Moon . As You Like It . Nod & Smile Records […]Read more "AMNESIA ECHO EONS"
Read Octavia Butler. Especially the Earthseed books. Jim McHugh . the masher sez ABOLISH WORK. end Employment now! . ABOLISH WORK >> The Soil for the Seed . Centripetal Force . 2020 Go and Tomo (of Kikagaku Moyo) . Guruguru slipmat (song) . Slippin’ . Guruguru Brain . 2020 The Uplifting Bell Ends . Super […]Read more "TRIUMPH OVER. IDIOTS DESCEND[ing] UPON SUPERMARKET."
Angel Bat Dawid – Transition East . Transition East . International Anthem . 2020 Gianfranco Reverberi and Romolo Forlai – Rivelazioni Di Uno Psichiatra Sul Mondo Perverso Del Sesso (aka Psicolimate) [single] . Finders Keepers Records . /2020 Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble – Where Future Unfolds . Sounds Like Now . International Anthem . […]Read more "EL ORIGEN DE LA MUERTE"
“…if I am not what I’ve been told I am, then it means that you’re not what you thought you were either! And that is the crisis.” –James Baldwin, “A Talk to Teachers,” 1963 LoE LoF LoN . Bad Beats . City Beat . Muteant Sounds . 2019 Grave Flowers Bongo Band . Flower Pot […]Read more "GO ON, GET UP TO GET DOWN"
Welcome to the super extended third and final part (for now!) of the We Love Plastic Crimewave So Much series! Today’s show is likely the Plastic Crimewave you know best, full of albums from the last ten (or so) years by PCW Sound, PCW Syndicate, Sir PCW, and Spiral Galaxy!Read more "WE LOVE PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SO MUCH PART 3"
Welcome to the second show in the three part tribute to Plastic Crimewave! This show and the first part are full of super rare CDrs and tapes and freakOut bliss! If you’re ready to join the nucleus, turn on, tune in, and freakOut! because WE LOVE PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SO MUCH!Read more "WE LOVE PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SO MUCH PART 2"
Today’s show is the first in a multi-part series dedicated to Plastic Crimewave in all it’s formations! What coheres the series is, of course, the great psychedelic guru we all love, Steve Krakow!Read more "WE LOVE PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SO MUCH Part 1"