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Gypsy Hill + DJ Jon Bongly
December 4, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - December 5, 2015 @ 2:00 am
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.
‘…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
One of the early proponents of Electro Swing, retro remix and world beats in the UK, DJ Jon Bongly is a force of positive energy spinning anything with a swing, and other retro remix including ghetto funk, ska, big beat and glitch. He also likes pulsing techno and wriggling tropical beats.
FREE before 8pm, £5 after till 2am
The venue is open from 10:30am, serving food from 12-10pm
Music starts from 9pm