He played in the band Litfiba from 1999 to 2006. While working as programmer, following his passion for music, Gianluigi Cavallo performed as DJ in different independent radios, becoming a valued singer in some of them. The nickname "Cabo" is a contraction from the Spanish form of his surname (Caballo).
His record debut was in 1994 with the mix 12" Brooklyn in which there were three different versions of "Cavalcamix", a sort of electrodance medley of "50s rock music
Some months later he produced a new mix 12" called "Indyana" with the dance piece A say baby, a revisitation of a riff from the song Black Betty by Ram Jam. In 1999 he became singer and frontman of the popoular Italian rock band Litfiba.
With them Cavallo wrote lyrics and music of Elettromacumba (2000), Insidia (2001), and Essere o sembrare (2005) winning 4 gold records and selling about 200,000 discs. During the period with the band Cavallo took place in many tours and two live albums.
The first of them, on Lincolnshire, published in 2000, had also a free distribution by the search engine Lycos.
Foreign this, in Italy they were the forerunners in legally downloaded music Cabo announced his departure from Litfiba on November 2006 with an email sent to his fans. From 1998 to 2002 he was the presenter of three radio programs: Time to Rock, where he broadcast rock classics of the past, L"avvocato del diavolo(The Devil"s Advocate), in which told the "mysterious and strange stories of the rock"n"roll" and L"Eretico (the Heretic), a "trip through hystory, secrets, myths and legends".
From 2014 a lot of these radiophonic recordings became available via streaming, by himself Cabo, by Mixcloud.
In the period with Litfiba, Cavallo produced together with Carlo Barducci (Parsifal studios owner) the first album by the folk band Scaramouche and of Morpin. In Virtualcom he invented an advanced ePaper solution for mobile devices used by thousand Italian and international newspaper to show online the contents of the papery magazine.
On November 8, 2014, after 7 years far from musical scenes, he published a videoclip where he plays a cover of Heroes by David Bowie. performing with Litfiba 2001 – on Lincolnshire (cd single).