ROOTS STAGE / FRI: 21.40-22.40
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.
Following the success of a remix album, ‘Their Routes’ which included tracks from the likes of Shazalakazoo, Slamboree & AlgoRythmiK, their latest release ‘Gypsy Hill Producing’ presents a collection of collaborations with carefully selected acts such as Koby Israelite, Simo Lagnawi, Swingrowers and The Turbans, tied together by Gypsy Hill’s unmistakeable production!
Their CV includes remixes for Balkan Beat Box and Al Jawala and a special feature on Ninja Tune’s acclaimed ‘Ninja Jamm’ app. On the latter they appeared alongside electronic music royalty such as Coldcut, Mr Scruff, Bonobo and others.
The Band has performed at festivals such as Glastonbury, Bestival, WOMAD, Sziget, Fusion and Winterthurer Musikfestwochen amongst others and has played alongside great artists including Balkan Beat Box, Taraf De Haidouks, and Fanfare Ciocarlia.