Hoffmaestro & Chraa is a Swedish ska, electronic and alternative pop band. Their music is a mix of Ska with reggae, Techno, New Orleans-funk and Country.
Hoffmaestro is an example of the band that has built its reputation and a large fan base through touring rather than through media exposure. The band's breakthrough came with the film Stockholm Boogie in 2005. written, directed and soundtrack recorded by Hoffmaestro themeselves, particularly with the theme song "Desperado". In subsequent years, they released two EP's and a full-length album The Storm on Warner Music. The band was nominated for a Grammy for the music video of "Young Dad" and for the song "Highway Man".
"Skank-a-tronic Punkadelica Tour" in 2010 resulted in a full-length album Skank-a-tronic punkadelica released via the band's own label Chraamofon on October 4, 2010.
They have, among other acts, played on many Swedish music festivals including Peace & Love. Their greatest influences are Funkadelic, Manu Chao, Dr. John, Guns N' Roses, Ska-P, Pakito, David Ruffin and Beastie Boys.