Arts

Show #11 - Guest Alan Avery

On this show Jay sits down with Alan Avery owner of the Alan Avery Art Company in Atlanta, GA. Alan's gallery is the oldest surviving contemporary art gallery in the city, and his programming doesn't shy away from difficult issues around class, race and the American South. In this conversation they chat about Alan's history and what it takes to run a successful gallery. 

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Playlist

Gaelle & Chris Brånn - Release (Soundcloud)
BOSCO - LOTF (Love On The Floor) (Soundcloud)
Byron The Aquarius - PrOtoTypE (Bandcamp)
LO'99 - All Night (Beatport)


Show #9 - Guest Michi Meko (@MichiMeko)

Art is truly powerful. It can teach our history all while embodying our future. In this discussion Jay sits down with artist Michi Meko to discuss his work and philosophy. The two cover a lot of ground from Michi’s upbringing in Florence, Alabama, up through his artistic journey and thoughts on race in America. Michi’s newest exhibit, Pursuit: Almost Drowned, can be seen at the Alan Avery Art Company in Atlanta through August 8th. Visit http://www.alanaveryartcompany.com/ for more information. Visit http://www.michimeko.com/ for more information on Michi Meko.

Playlist:

Jay Electronica - Better In Tune With The Infinite (Unreleased)
Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Doing It To Death (iTunes)
Zikomo + James Anderson - That Feeling (Soundcloud)
Johannes Heinen/Donald Holtermanns - Liebeste (Soundcloud)
Big Joe Turner - World Of Trouble (iTunes)
Funkadelic - Maggot Brain (iTunes)

Michi Meko by Jay Ray

Images Referenced In The Show

Show #1 - Guests Paris Crayton III, Starlett Hill & Kenneth Camp II

In our first show, we spend time with award-winning playwright Paris Crayton III, writer of the new play Crazyanity, opening in Atlanta on May 7, 2015. Two stars in the play, Starlett Hill & Kenneth Camp II, join us for a lively discussion about what acting means to them, and if they really have to imagine the crowd naked. It's a fun time! For more information on Crazyanity visit www.risingsagetheatre.com

Playlist:
Brandon Williams - Imtimidation (From the album XII. Purchase on iTunes)
Nappy Roots - Doesn't Matter (f/ Micah Freeman) (Purchase on iTunes)
Muhsinah - Somebody Else (Listen on Soundcloud)
India Shawn - Outer Limits (From the EP Outer Limits. Listen on Soundcloud)
Hudson Mohawke - Ryderz (From the forthcoming release Lantern. Purchase the single and pre-order the record on iTunes)
Jean Grae - underneathu (From the EP 5. Purchase on Bandcamp)
Elhae - Halfway Love (From the EP Aura. Listen on Soundcloud)
Micah Freeman - The Red (Listen on Soundcloud)
Davon Unltd - BeYOUtiful (Happy) (Listen on Soundcloud)
Electric Wire Hustle - Look Into The Sky (Seven Davis Jr. Remix) (Listen on Soundcloud)