[Sticky] Best Place to Start with Jon Hassell?
Always loved this album from the tape I wore out of its original release to this luxury extended version with a ton of brilliant extras (& I’m not really a fan of extended re-releases with ‘demos’ and 1/2 finished version but this is all good stuff) - via Junklight
Tracks: Flash of the Spirit (Laughter) and its "flipside" Dreamworld (Dance) from Flash of the Spirit; Voodoo Wind from Earthquake Island (not quite representative but one of the greatest fusion jams of the 70s) - via Bill Barnett
thinking about music I consider to be in the spirit of Jon Hassell, or that shares some of the qualities or performance / production /composition strategies that make it as deeply transportive & zoned out as it is - thread via Good Willsmith
Here are some archived radio show streams & playlists dedicated to Fourth World music: