The Heavy + Hanni El-Khatib

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Photograph: Courtesy Hanni El Khatib
Hanni El Khatib
Terrific Bath-based crew The Heavy deliver their sweatily exertive, bad-assed blend of garage punk, ska, voodoo funk, swamp rock, dub, blues and classic R&B/soul. Stone Throw's HEK supports with his Florence-approved brand of primal garage rock.