The summer wildfire season is still a few months away, but Los Angeles is on fire right now. Seriously, the Southern California beat scene is absolutely bursting with talent and it seems like a new mindblowing record appears every few days. On April 27, Matthewdavid‘s Leaving Records will be adding El-Aylien Part 1, the latest EP from abstract beatmaker and Flying Lotus cohort Ras G, to the canon. Set for release on cassette and digital formats, El-Aylien Part 1 is the first half of a two-part “cosmic exhibit in sonic explorations of collage and rhythm.” We’re still figuring out exactly what that means, but in the meantime you can preview the entire EP below.

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