Alice Coltrane

Legendary Jazz Giant Pharoah Sanders Dies at 81

Pharoah Sanders, who played with John Coltrane and who was a crucial component of the spiritual jazz movement, died at… Read More

September 24, 2022

A New Collection of Alice Coltrane’s Ashram Recordings is Set for Release

Recorded in 1981, the songs on Kirtan: Turiya Sings were originally distributed amongst Coltrane's ashram attendees on cassette. A new… Read More

June 6, 2021

Impulse Records Celebrates 60th-Anniversary with Vinyl Box Set of Politically-Charged Jazz

The 4xLP collection features music from John and Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, The Ahmad Jamal Trio, and more.… Read More

February 13, 2021

The Coltrane Religion: Alice & John’s Musical & Spiritual Legacy

On Sunday the Red Bull Music Academy concluded its annual festival in New York City with a tribute to Alice… Read More

May 23, 2017

This Short Documentary Tells The Story Of Alice Coltrane’s Spiritual Transformation

The Luaka Bop label will be releasing a compilation that features some of Alice Coltrane's first vocal work, and in anticipation… Read More

May 4, 2017

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week (feat. Little Dragon, GoldLink, Kaytranada and More) [Playlist]

As the new administration continues to roll-out ridiculous reforms and paranoias --as promised -- it's made for another dizzying week… Read More

March 10, 2017

Alice Coltrane’s First Vocal Work Featured on Forthcoming Luaka Bop Compilation of Ashram Recordings

Remastered from tapes distributed only within her ashram community, some of Alice Coltrane's rarest material will soon be available for… Read More

March 3, 2017

Pass The Popcorn: 5 Things We Learned About Music + Movies From Spike Lee’s RBMA Talk w/ Nelson George

Spike Lee In Conversation with Nelson George (left.) Photo by Drew Gurian for Red Bull Content Pool Last night American… Read More

May 3, 2016

The Roots Of…Flying Lotus Discovers His African Ancestry [Okayafrica TV]

Let’s cut to the chase: we fux with Flying Lotus. Not only was Until The Quiet Comes at nearly the tippy-top of… Read More

February 5, 2013