‘Islands’ is the second album and live project from Worldwide Award-winning producers LV, and Benin City vocalist Josh Idehen, three years on from their critically acclaimed debut collaboration ‘Routes’.

“Well after its final note, Islands lingers long in the memory” Mojo Electronic Album Of The Month
“That LV are able to soundtrack such moments of intense introspection with pitch-perfect backing tracks only proves their own growth and versatility” Resident Advisor
“An awesomely designed underground rising” Clash
“So vivid that it’s like you’re there, weaving through busy high streets in the summer, getting deeper and darker as the day draws on before the sun comes up on its final, title track” Dummy
“This is dope fiend shit” DJ
“A sound that is current, yet entirely their own” Trap
“Big things are imminent” Dazed Digital
“A mélange of UK dance music history splice-edited into itself, a timeless ode to the club as haven” FADER
“Essential for the heads and DJs alike” Mixmag
“A unique combination of forward-thinking electronic production, influenced by grime, dubstep and more” Pigeons & Planes
“Islands is truly singular work, emotionally affecting, funky, infectious and philosophical.” The 405
“A slinking, percussion-heavy slice of UKG” XLR8R
“Truly poignant” Juno
Label Showcase : Boiler Room
Mix + Interview : Dazed
Trapped On An Urban Island : Clash
Video Premiere : Noisey
Talking Shop : Music Radar
21st Century Music : DJ Broadcast
Anything but a standard emcee : Get Darker

Radio play included: Zane Lowe, MistaJam, B.Traits, Monki, Rob Da Bank, Target, Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Ravenscroft, Nemone, Gilles Peterson, John Kennedy, Eddy Temple Morris

  • Label Keysound Recordings
  • Release Date 15th September 2014