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"With touches of revenge film, 70’s funk, dancehall and British eccentricity. Yet it’s evident their influences still hark to the shifting sands of the East."

Upcoming shows

17th November

Batov Records Presents: The Great Malarkey, Chavo & DJ Kobayashi @ The Magic Garden

231 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4LG

Chavo photo by Kia Coates

Interview

"Playing their very own brand of Gypsy, Balkan Funk, Chavo, are back with a bang and a brand new record. Don’t Wake The Dead is out now on Batov Records and we caught up with the band at their recent album launch at Passing Clouds to talk about where they’ve come from, their style and their influences and what the future holds."

About the band

A percussion heavy, mandolin infused, vintage keys indie band with seductive female bv’s, pounding bass lines, 4-floor dance rhythms and harmonic discord.

EP out now featuring remixes by Gypsy Hill, Dr Fre & Balkan Hotsteppers, Dj Click and RUMPSTEPPERS