Charles Gayle - going back to past images to create a new world surreal visitation
Book Series: Flash of the Spirit by Robert Farris...
I miraculously have ignored a great part of the dialogue of information by thus far only focusing on music, fashion, and art. I have left behind the very books that I stare at in the morning when my eyes open and before they close in the quiet night. This first book is a rock of necessity. Thompson`s Flash of the Spirit is a classic and important reading for those wishing to understand more...
You become a human Oncomouse, ear sprouting from your neck in a fleshy umbrella.– Kodwo Eshun
Another powerful short album from Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt - Dispatches from the front line
futuristically ancient →
this blog is definitely a star standing out with lots of info from someone who is embracing the ideas of afrofuturism very strongly. Take a look.
The music itself traditional but wrapped in the graininess of this video shot for this song, an otherworldly theme presents itself. Glossy well made videos on africa are abound but not very often to you get the feeling of AFRICA the everyday of wind, sand, children and basic conversation. This by itself is quite psychedelic. Africa here is not only a memory but also the future and of course...
Sonic futurism doesn’t locate you in tradition, if dislocated you from...– Kodwo Eshun
Avant Gard Jazz recordings from the 60`s and 70`s →
this is a nice site with a brief but still informative list of good recordings to check out and history as well. check it