He would be 100 years old. Herman Poole Blount, aka Sun Ra, Ambassador to the Emperor of the Omniverse, assumed his mystical jet-set identity in 1950s Chicago and took it worldwide with his band the Arkestra. Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery and Dark Matter Coffee jointly celebrate the power, majesty, humor and mystery of Mr. Ra with Astro-Black, a centennial blend certified for intergalactic travel, for folks with avant-garde taste.
Channeling his extrasensory perception, King Britt created The Fholston Paradigm Live Transmission Mix, a displaced re-interpretation of Ra's Space is the Place. The transmission was discovered on a frequency, that someone in Philadelphia picked up, while using a cb. The mantra swims in and out of existence with the various movements of this sonic palette, creating a juxtaposition of genres and emotions. Not sure what sector of the universe it is coming from, but the message is clear, Space is the Place.