"Instead of being
Nowhere Here
Let's go Somewhere There"

Sun Ra

It was with sadness that we heard of the death of Sun Ra this summer. Born before the first world war, this African American musician led the Solar Myth Arkestra for forty years. Sun Ra came from Saturn (a village in Georgia)and promoted a heliocentric world view through his music. Devising his own instruments, he has been a powerful influence in music for many years. His music inspired such organisations as Outer Spaceways Incorporated to develop the psychogeography of Essex in the mid-seventies. His music will continue to be an inspiration to us all.

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