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South African Producer Andy Islands Shares A Hypnotic New EP

South African creative media group naas and electronic producer Andy Islands team up to release his latest experimental EP 'Andy Islands 3.'


South African experimental media collective naas are releasing a 4-track EP by innovative producer Andy Islands. On Andy Islands 3, the South African beatmaker offers an intricately-composed electronica sound carried by impressively crisp synth work. The EP's leading track "Parameters" is a hypnotic, xylophonic arrangement featuring a captivatingly steady build-up. "Crashy," another standout from the EP, is a more danceable composition sporting a repetitive, sped-up vocal sample accompanied by rapid rhythmic work. Andy Islands describes his music as "free-range, hand-made, gluten-free, fair-trade, single-origin, 100% organic, community-sourced, bespoke artisan, vegan pop-up music," a fitting description for the producer's refreshingly unconventional sound. Listen to Andy Islands 3 in its entirety below and purchase it on iTunes.

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Watch Davido Perform 'Assurance' & 'Jowo' On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Nigerian superstar performed for the late night American TV show.

Davido stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to give viewers a lively performance.

Backed by a full band, the Nigerian superstar kicked things off by playing A Good Time single "Assurance," which will reportedly be featured in the Coming 2 America soundtrack. After a quick interlude and set change—a king's throne appeared onstage—Davido and his band went into a medley of "Jowo," his A Better Time single.

Davido's been busy this year as he recently shared the music video for A Better Time's "The Best" alongside Mayorkun, was featured in the remix of Focalistic's "Ke Star," and collaborated with Teni on "For You."

Watch Davido's Jimmy Kimmel live performance of "Assurance" and "Jowo (Medley) below.

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