DJ Kobayashi musical styles varies from Gypsy/Balkan/Swing/Rock&Roll music, to chill-out/future dub/dub-step and broken beats.
His influences as a DJ started from a very young age following his dad (Reuven Erez). He then knew what he was meant to do and started forming his collection and style.
Today he regularly plays all over London and is a resident DJ at Café 1001 playing broken beats and electronica music. Other residencies including DJing at Dimba Presents - a monthly event of folk, Gypsy and Balkan music in London and he plays regulary at Stranger than Paradise – a Gypsy/Balkan/Swing night that take place in differnts clubs around London.
Today his main project is Gypsy Hill which is a collaboration between DJ Kobayashi and Herbert Newbert forming together an authentic Balkan/Gypsy/Swing/Medetirania music with a touch of electronic beats, scratching and uplifting bass lines. Their work includes remixes from different artist such as; Fanfare Ciocarlia, Besh o drom, Kocani Orkestar, Boom Pam and more… as well as their own original material.
He is also a member of the Green Seeds, which he founded with Conrado D in 2004. They have played regularly at the Multi Vitamin Records night at the Pool Bar in Shoreditch.
He also worked for the project ‘Soundtrack’ together with his brother Roi Erez creating new sounds for the music, film, and theatre industries.
He has also collaborated with the following choreographers: Tal Gravinsky (Cargo, Moon Kisses, Corridors), Yael Asher (Nothing but Space), Carry (Valentina and the Fish, For You).