Krowne (16 Albums, 90 Tracks)
- Gary Crowne
Krowne is an hip-hop, house and techno Producer / Dj / Promoter based in Edinburgh. He is a core artist with the Black Lantern Music Collective and has many releases under his belt. He is also part of duo Kromatic with Asthmatic Astronaut. Kromatic have played live on BBC Radio 1 Introducing Scotland. Krowne has had several tracks featured on Radio 1 as well as having 2 tracks featured in the same Netlabelism compilation in Feb 2011.
Krowne won the Orbital -'Wonky' Beatport remix competition in 2011. His remix is available on Beatport/ADA/Warner.
In 2012 he signed with Italian label 'Beat-Machine and released his futuristic ep 'Welcome To Warp Street'.
In 2013 he also signed with Edinburgh based Techno label 'GTA DIGITAL' and released his first techno ep 'Open Box'.
Also in 2013, Fourbyfour was formed by Krowne, Jack Simon, Rendezvoodoo & Strut. Fourbyfour has seen fast growing success, within only a year they started adding big guests such as Mark Reeve, Hermanez, Phil Kieran, Ramiro Lopez & Bart Skils to their line-up.
In 2014 Krowne released his a Hiphop influenced Ep 'Life In Colour, as well as his first House and Techno album under a new identity called 'Ghost By Nature'. His album has seen great success, racking up over 30,000 downloads on FMA.
In 2015 Ghost By Nature returned with a follow-up release to his album, with an ep called ‘Replicant’. Following that was a Sci-Fi Crunk inspired release by Krowne called ’The Black Hole Crew’. As well as a phat remix by Ast Ast, this release featured Washington based MC’s ‘Questionmark Embargo’ and Scottish MC’s ‘Harlequinade’ & ’Texture’.
GBN closed this year of busy releases off with the ep ‘Coherence’, which featured remixes by G.Kemp, Coffee & Blood, and Gary The Apprentice.
If 2015 wasn’t busy enough, Krowne and his fellow Fourbyfour promoters launched a new sister night called ‘Fourplay’. Having had a successful launch night in conjunction with ‘Pulse Presents Slam’, Fourplay landed a one night exclusive at one of Edinburgh’s finest venues ’Sneaky Pete’s’.
So far in 2016 Krowne has released his first solo album called ‘Just For Us’. This album consists of tracks made as long ago as 2004, right up to 2015. This album is for all the tracks that he could never find a home for and that he still enjoys listening too. Just For Us is filled with many different genres spanning from breaks, hiphop, electronic and house. This album shows the evolving sound of Krowne’s production throughout the years.
More big releases to come from Krowne in 2016, as well as continuing the running success of Fourbyfour.
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