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. Currently you can hear Gypsy Hill’s music featured in the
award winning circus show La Soirée with Captain Frodo, on their global tour.
Their much anticipated debut album ‘Our Routes’ hit the shelves in August 2014 and the
band have toured consistently since then, in the UK and Europe.
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, Balkan Beat Box and Fanfare Ciocarlia.
‘…This has to be one of my best finds of the last year.’ – The Oxford Culture Review
‘An exciting reflection of what a multiethnic and multicultural city can inspire musically.’
– Rhythm Passport