Jazz pioneer Sun Ra would have turned 100 years old this week.
To toast the great man’s birthday, DJ, producer and sometime FACT contributor Mr. Beatnick dedicated his show on NTS radio to a Sun Ra special – two hours of the man’s music, accompanied by a nifty flyer by Optigram, above.
For more Sun Ra, check out Mr. Beatnick’s guide to his essential records. Optigram, meanwhile, was interviewed as part of our recent run-down of modern music’s greatest sleeve designers.
Stream the Sun Ra special below.