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Islam Chipsy (real name Islam Said) is an avant-garde keyboard virtuoso from Imbaba, Cairo. Although his keyboard is preset to familiar oriental scales, timbres and notes, Islam Chipsy entirely deconstructs the typical shaabi sonic sphere, morphing it into something that is both familiar and outer worldly. His music is heavily percussive and rhythm-based, yet he has redefined the possibilities of the holy trinity of dance music: synthesizer, drums and bass.
With his band EEK he has released two albums for the Egyptian…
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