Sun Ra

blind spots

Geoff Rickly Listens to Sun Ra's 'Space Is the Place' for the First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favourite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
6.28.18
Interviews

This Guy Built Southern China’s Best Record Collection with Garbage

Dave Situ, or Dfu, is at the heart of Xiamen's music scene. Here, he breaks down his ten favorite records.
Emma-Lee Moss
8.9.17
Music

What Sun Ra's Poetry Can Teach Us About Afrofuturism

"What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems," says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. "I think they're worthy of that treatment..."
Patrick Lyons
11.6.16
Interviews

George Clinton: This Guy Funks

George Clinton shares his thoughts on Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, psychedelics, and what's funk in 2015.
Brian Josephs
12.4.15
Holy Shit

How to Crack the Code of Sun Ra, According to Legendary DJ Gilles Peterson

The legendary DJ and music genius talk about the creation of his new comp, culled from more than one hundred LPs and 1000 songs.
Noisey Staff
10.14.15
Music

We Spoke to Afrika Bambaataa About Hip Hop, Afrofuturism and 'Bewitched'

Turns out the 1960s TV show had a transformative effect on the young Godfather of Hip Hop.
JS Rafaeli
11.28.14
Premieres

Celebrate 100 Years of Sun Ra and Crack Into His Massive Discography

Check out a video with members of the legendary Sun Ra Arkestra.
Noisey Staff
9.17.14
Music

Original Creators: Sun Ra

We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s creators.
Mariana Rezende
10.17.11