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BalKanKan Summer Edition - a night of Gypsy madness with the best Balkan Beat DJs and gypsy dancers!

 

This night is bringing you the best of Gypsies from the Mediterranean with the strong Balkan flavour. Expect the balls and the brass from the Balkans, surf-rock Mediterranean guitar lines, Arabic & Jewish melodies, massive bass-lines and a whole heap of electronics, scratching and beats.

 

Advance tickets from: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/172277

 

::: Gypsy Hill (duo set) :::

One of London's finest exponents of Balkan Beats, described by TimeOut as Balkan Brass Funk, Gypsy Hill are a thrilling blast of fresh air in the dance scene, mashing up electronics with Balkan Melodies, brass riffs to die for and sheer energy!

Gypsy Hill is the latest project to come from London DJs / producers: DJ Kobayashi and Herbert Newbert.
Having had their remix Al Jawala released in 2011 on Jawa Records, Gypsy Hill are now taking time to work on the debut album... watch this space..
http://www.gypsyhill.net/

 

::: DJ Kobayashi :::

- musical styles varies from Swing / R&B / Oldies / Balkan / Gypsy and Electro Swing music, to Chill-Out / Future Dub / Dubstep and Broken Beats. Today he regularly plays all over London and is a resident at Twisted Gypsy @ the inSpiral, with other residencies including DJing at Stranger than Paradise, the Magic Theater and Balkan Beats London – a Gypsy/Balkan/Swing night that take place in different clubs around London.
http://www.myspace.com/djkobayashi

 

::: DJ Shefitza :::

- resident DJ at Balkankan @ Ginglik, and the Magic Garden, Battersea, she's played at after parties for Boban & Marko Markovic, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Shantel & the Bucovina Orkestar, supported Orkestra del Sol, had guest appearances at Rumpus and Balkan Sonik.
She is the original Balkan girl who will take you on a journey to the deepest south of the Balkans where the best Gypsy tunes come from, spinning the fastest brass in a mad Balkan house style!
http://www.kokolo.co.uk/

 

::: Fafa :::

- is a Tribal Fusion bellydancer from Dublin, who is finding her dance fusion evolve into a heated clash of Irish Gypsy Punk fusion bellydance - dancing for Underdogs across the world! She has trained with Assale Ibrahim (Iraq) & Gul Ucak (Turkey) in Zurich, whose earthy Shabi, fiery Iraqi and Roma Gypsy dancing she fell in love with, awakening the fire in the sleepiest of Gypsy hearts. She spent time training with the legendary Suhaila Salimpour in San Francisco this summer and is now based in London. She teaches Tribal Fusion for beginners every Wednesday night at Ginglik.

http://the-socratic-f.com/
http://www.ginglik.co.uk/?page_id=1871 

http://www.kokolo.co.uk/video.html

 

 

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