Barbican Contemporary Music

May 2014 – Sun Ra’s 100th, Richard Skelton, Lena Chamamyan

May 23, 2014

Saturn-born cosmic jazz hero Sun Ra would have turned 100 this year. Listen to writer Brian Morton and Sonic Youth front man Thurston Moore sharing stories about him. Layering bowed strings and field recordings, British ‘sound artisan’ (The Wire) Richard Skelton creates raw and powerful compositions; while Syrian-Armenian musical trailblazer Lena Chamamyan shares her excitement ahead of her London concert. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.