Ghetto Sci-Fi (CD)


Ras G And The Afrikan Space Program

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Amoeba Review

James Elliott 05/14/2010

Ras G is a key figure in the exceedingly fertile instrumental hip-hop scene currently radiating out from Los Angeles. From DJ Nobody and Deadalus to Samiyam and Flying Lotus, the city has produced quite a few super-inventive beat makers. Ras G’s style is one of the deepest. Similar to Flying Lotus but less melodic, Ras G’s spaced-out dubs on Ghetto Sci-Fi bleed with that same gritty darkness heard on RZA’s early Wu-Tang productions. Thumping with a loose, organic feel, his tracks encompass gauzy dub, fierce boom bap and cosmic ambient drones. All of this is deftly held together by a classic hip-hop sense of mixing. A lot of producers reference Sun Ra’s space legacy but most fall short. Ghetto Sci-Fi is the nearest a beat oriented record has come to those heavenly dimensions. In a word: hypnotic. Read More


Track Listing



Disc 1 Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Intro
Ras G
2.
Sunrise
Ras G
3.
Beyond The Sky
Ras G
4.
Afrikan Space Rhythms
Ras G
5.
Staring Riddim
Ras G
6.
Jackie
Ras G
7.
Sign Me Up
Ras G
8.
Yesterday
Ras G
9.
Ghetto Sci-Fi
Ras G
10.
One 4 GLK And Elvin
Ras G
11.
Sloooooow Doooooown
Ras G
12.
El Saturn Day
Ras G

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