Gilles Peterson // GP On Sun Ra For Noisey // Compilation 30th October
October 19, 2015
Ahead of the release of the new Gilles Peterson-compiled Sun Ra compilation for Strut, Gilles has done a short interview, premiered on Noisey, for people trying to find a route into Sun Ra’s intimidating back catalogue.
The compilation, titled In The Orbit Of Ra, sees Strut diving headfirst back into the vast universe of Sun Ra with a a newly curated set from the Ra’s immense 125 LP back catalog, The BBC 6Music / Worldwide DJ is a long-time champion of Ra’s music and the UK’s leading tastemaker for jazz-based sounds. It serves as perhaps the best introduction yet to the music of Sun Ra for a whole new generation of converts.