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Video: Octa Push 'Mambowrp'

Lisbon production duo Octa Push Mambowrp video.

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Lisbon production duo Octa Push — comprised of brothers Dizzycutter and Mushug — mould their electronic creations out of an eclectic range of genres spanning UK garage and afrobeat. Their recent video for the stellar track "Mambowrp" superimposes colorful geometric figures and (later) full-on animated visuals over footage of jovial children. Watch Octa Push's self-directed video above.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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