Gypsy Hill play an intoxicating mix of Balkan brass, Mediterranean surf rock, ska & swing. Featuring guitars, horns, tuba, a scratch DJ and a mix of live and electronic beats, Gypsy Hill effortlessly mix the traditional with a uniquely modern sound. Producers DJ Kobayashi and Herbert Newbert have taken the project from studio to stage, gradually growing the band and honing their high-energy live hows. Their burgeoning CV includes remixes for the likes of Balkan Beat Box and Al Jawala and a special feature on Ninja Tune’s acclaimed ‘Ninja Jamm’ app. On the latter appearing alongside electronic music royalty such as Coldcut, Mr Scruff, Bonobo and many more of the Ninja Tunes roster. Their much anticipated debut album ‘Our Routes’ hit the shelves in August 2014 and the band are touring throughout the autumn and into spring 2015. With a tour history that includes some of the UK and Europe’s biggest festivals (Glastonbury, Bestival, WOMAD, Sziget, Fusion, Winterthurer Musikfestwochen), Gypsy Hill are no strangers to the big stages, having played alongside some of the greats including Taraf De Haidouks.
‘…This has to be one of my best finds of the last year.’ – The Oxford Culture
‘An exciting reflection of what a multiethnic and multicultural city can inspire
musically.’ – Rhythm Passport