The Plaza Theater and Videodrome have many things in common, but the most important isn’t film. They both pride themselves on what they bring to the city: an appreciation for things long lost.
A few weeks ago, I got lost in my phone and dug myself into a deep Instagram wormhole. I found this random Instagram account and I literally spit out my coke.
There’s this conflated notion that if it sounds pretty, it must be music. If the sound is harsh, raw, sensitive to the ear, it’s a far cry from what music should be. Then comes the glory of punk — the dissonant, jagged and frayed edges of music that invite both outrage and bliss, sometimes simultaneously.
The African Space Program is a music collective that embodies neo-soul, punk, and funk. They bridge the gap between performer and audience with their eclectic and unapologetically feel-good vibes.