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

After a stint of shows in Chicago where Thursday played their iconic albums 'Full Collapse' and 'War All The Time' in full, Rickly sat down with Noisey to recoup from performing by listening to some psychedelic and abrasive jazz.
Josh Terry
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Ana Sia Celebrates the Sexy Side of Independence in Her New Track

The Los Angeles producer explores her South Asian roots on "National Night."
Krystal Rodriguez

GIFs from Outer Space, Coming Soon to a Wall Near You

The perfect decoration for your friends with their heads in the clouds.
Beckett Mufson

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
baltimore club

This Cracking Club Mix From Scottie B Will Throw You Into Baltimore’s Beating Heart

Here's why the veteran DJ and local labelheads think Baltimore club is at the dawn of a renaissance.
Michelle Lhooq
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Get a Taste of HI$TO's Weirdo Baltimore Club With "Turn the Bass Up"

The track features vocals from Baltimore club queen TT the Artist.
Michelle Lhooq

Celebrate 100 Years of Sun Ra with a New Mini-Doc and Crack Into His Massive Discography

Check out a video with members of the legendary Sun Ra Arkestra
Noisey Staff
Motherboard Blog

One Look Out the Window of the ISS Puts Every Sci-Fi Film to Shame

New time-lapse footage from the International Space Station reminds us that space movies may be beautiful, but nothing's better than video of the real thing.
Lex Berko
Motherboard Blog

International Jazz Day Wouldn't Have Been Big Enough For Sun Ra

Today is the first UNESCO-sponsored "International Jazz Day":, which, according to UNESCO, “is intended to raise awareness in the...
Ben Richmond