Stax of Wax: Lightmen Plus One

On April 19th 2018 » By Mitch Anderson


This episode of the all-vinyl Stax of Wax we take a meditative, thought provoking, and at times uncomfortable journey into the world of spiritual jazz with The Lightmen plus One guiding our path. Their third record, 1972’s Energy Control Center is the Vinyl Me, Please Classics release for the month of May, 2018 and will be the main focus point of this episode. This is Stax of Wax.

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Track Listing:

The Lightmen plus One - “Wench”

Ronnie Laws – “Nothing to Lose”

Grover Washington Jr. - “Bright Moments”

Lonnie Liston Smith and the Cosmic Echoes – “Goddess of Love”

The Lightmen plus One - “Leo”

Kamasi Washington – “Seven Prayers”

Pharoah Sanders – “The Gathering”

Alice Coltrane – “Isis and Osiris”

The Lightmen plus One – “Energy Control Center”

Sun Ra - “Yucatan”

Mahavishnu John McLaughlin – “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat”

Albert Ayler and Don Cherry - “Ghosts”


Mitch Anderson

Mitch enjoys all things music and when he is not recording Stax of Wax, spinning records on his all-vinyl radio show Black Circle Radio, or learning how to be a dad, you can most likely find him very close to a pinball machine with a beer in hand.

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