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 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 impressive new Ninja Jamm app, appearing alongside electronic music royalty such as Coldcut, Mr Scruff, Bonobo and many more of the Ninja Tunes roster.
A tour history that includes some of the UK and Europe’s biggest festivals
(Glastonbury, Bestival, WOMAD, Sziget, Fusion), Gypsy Hill are no strangers to the big stages, having played alongside some of the greats including Taraf De Haidouks, Balkan Beat Box and Fanfare Ciocarlia.
** DJ Kobayashi **
DJ Kobayashi is been digging for music around the world, you could say it’s his full time job!
Anything that got a groove and the right melodies makes him pick the records.
His style varies from Mediterranean / Middle Eastern sounds to the Balkans and east Europe, however he is not foreign to the electronic beats, “Its start to get really interesting when you get producers/DJ mixing old sound with new beats”.
He is also a member of Gypsy Hill, where they combining balkan beats and Mediterranean grooves.
DJ Kobayashi has shared the bill with some great acts such as Fanfare Ciocarlia, Balkan Beat Box, Ester Rada, Boom Pam, The Apples, Robert Soko, Taraf de Haïdouks, Baba Zula, The Turbans and Penny Metal.
19:00 Till Midnight
49 Brixton Station Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8PQ