Formed in Derby, the seven-piece are now based in Nottingham via London via Cyprus. Armed with a barrage of bouzoukis, brass, guitars, keys and deranged beats, they delicately mix the gritty realms of skankin’ ragga punk with traditional Greek rembetiko vibes for a diverse and unforgettable live show that connects with every soul and spirit in the audience. Young or […]
Our first takeover at Pop Brixton is just around the corner!
Bringing you our finest artist from Batov Records for an unforgettable night!
** Gypsy Hill **
Gypsy Hill the beast from nearby the middle east – 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 […]
Hallouminati have been scurrying round the UK’s party scene since 2010, leaving a trail of sweaty dancers, grinning audiences and a faint whiff of olive oil.
Since then, their musical reputation has made a dent on the live circuit at boat parties on the Thames, Spiegeltents, European tours and countless beer – soaked watering holes across Great Britain and Ireland.
They have busked on the streets of Amsterdam with the same intensity as they do to the […]
The beauty and the beauties from THE GREAT MALARKEY are coming!!!!
Releasing their second album in early 2017 on Batov Records, ‘Doghouse’ delivers not only the continued raucous energy of their live shows, as showcased in their first album ‘Badly Stuffed Animals’, […]
After our last takeover at Boomtown Fair, we are happy to announce that we are arriving at HOOTANANNY BRIXTON with a smashing lineup!
Gypsy Hill the beast from nearby the middle east – 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.
A tour history that […]
Batov Records proudly presents Another takeover at The Magic Garden.
Our quarterly residency continues, with very special guests from Sicily (Italy) **TAMUNA** and our very own locals legends **The Discount Orchestra** plus DJ Kobayashi!
Formed in South London in 2011, The Discount Orchestra take their inspiration from London’s dark, anarchic corners. Conjuring tales of love, loss, and post-apocalyptic survival, over a soundtrack that dances between genres. They’ve honed […]
We are very happy to introduce a new member to Batov Records Family – please meet TANTZ.
Over the last few years, London based klezmer/Balkan beats bohemians Tantz have taken the UK world/roots music scene apart with their full-on musical attack on audiences across the length and breadth of this nation. With awesome musical chops, an energy not seen since punk rock’s halcyon days and ability to turn a […]
Batov Records proudly presents our takeover at The Magic Garden. From Friday, 17th November we will be back at The Magic Garden every 3 months, bringing you our finest artists and more…
***The Great Malarkey***
The Great Malarkey are a riot of gypsy, folk, punk, ska and cabaret. This is raucous, high-energy balkan mayhem born from the stories of friends, lovers, riots, night terrors and the Dalston job centre. These are the kids you didn’t mess with […]
After a sold out gig on the 23rd Sept at The Finsbury Pub! The Great Malarkey are hitting the roads once again!
It’s a very exciting summer for us here at Batov Records.
This year we are curating the whole of Sunday at Boomtown Fair’s Oldtown Stage.
Our lineup includes Gypsy Hill, Chavo, Kaligola Disco Bazar, Cherry Bandora, Kool Tur, The Discount Orchestra, The Din and DJ Kobayashi.
Here are some great words from AAA Badboy.