Solitary Souls, a sonic and written documentation of mass black incarceration America, is released today via web archive site www.solitarysouls.net
This May we’re bringing you William Ferris’ 1975 doc on the Mississippi delta’s community, music and oral traditions. Along with Eartheater, DJ Slugo, SMTB, Bjork, Hank Wood, TESTIFY May is OUT NOW.
In 1980, Darthard Perry, a black ex FBI informant that went rogue, went on TV and broke down how the agency infiltrates and breaks up powerful Black organizations.
We explore the conduit of creative consciousness that is Daniel Johnston and feature his moving 2015 short film, ‘Hi How Are You, Daniel Johnston?’
Chicago Blues uncovers Black Americans ongoing fight for justice and the lost promises of the Great Migration, which birthed the evolution of Blues & Rock.
We revisit Dead Man’s Bones, a classic experimental folk album from Ryan Gosling and Zach Shields this Halloween.
Archival footage of a mid 90’s Southside Chicago Juke Party thrown by the legendary DJ Chip.
Thanks to the Library of Congress, this Juneteenth, we revisit recordings of former slaves recounting their experiences, and what it was like the day they heard they were free.
Watch R.L. Burnside’s live recording of Poor Black Mattie (1984).
So, who is Belton Sutherland? While his “Blues #2” has 1.2 million views on Youtube, a success for any artist, nothing on Belton Sutherland can be found anywhere on the internet.