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The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles: The Last Transmission

The Last Transmission is a trippy, space-age, world-fusion-acid-jazz groove for the 22nd century. The Heliocentrics-a U.K. collective that throws every kind of music into a pot and raises it to a boil-have teamed with octogenarian African-American filmmaker/novelist/playwright/composer/astronomer Melvin Van Peebles, who recites a 12-chapter story-poem over the music. The narrator sends surrealistic messages from deep … Read More “The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles: The Last Transmission”

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