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by Ian Patterson
To make sense of Sun Ra's teeming discography would require a forensic sensibility. The Alabaman's output was vast, reissues on multiple labels numerous, and the provenance of much of his studio work--the dates, location, personnel etcis often uncertain. This reissue of Pathways to Unknown Worlds, first released in 1975 on ABC/Impulse!, is a case in point. ...
By Sun Ra
Label: Modern Harmonic
Track listing: Kingdom Of Thunder; Spaces Mates; Star Bright; The Nile Part 1; Eve; Tiny Pyramids; The Lady With the Golden Stockings; Paradise; New Horizons; Portrait Of The Living Sky; India; Ancient Aiethiopia; Planet Earth; April In Paris; Island In The Sun; Africa; Friendly Galaxy; Interstellar Low Ways; The Conversion Of J.P.; Cha-Cha In Outer Space; Brazilian Sun; Lights On A Satellite; Somewhere In Space; Spontaneous Simplicity; Overtones Of China.
by Chris May
Spring 2018 is delivering a welcome batch of Sun Ra reissues, some of them remastered editions of existing albums, others newly put-together compilations. Among the compilations, two stand out: the previously reviewed Sun Ra Plays Gershwin (Enterplanetary Records, 2017) and now Exotica. Both are mellifluous beauties which showcase Ra's unapologetic love of a good tune. Listeners ...