“The satellites are spinning / A better day is breaking / Great happiness is pending / The planet Earth’s awakening.” The first lyrics on the Sun Ra Arkestra’s long-awaited Swirling […]
Kamasi Washington and the Sun Ra Arkestra bring jazz to Pitchfork for the first time since 2007.
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Two new releases contribute to the ongoing celebration of the quirky genius.
This year’s Umbrella Music Festival features Franz Hautzinger, Ab Baars, Sten Sandell, Tim Berne, John Butcher, Marshall Allen, and Mary Halvorson.