Gary Crowne aka Krowne is an electronica, hip-hop and techno DJ, producer and promoter from Edinburgh who’s been releasing music since 2010 under the aliases Krowne and Ghost By Nature, he’s a core artist within the Black Lantern Music Collective and one half of duo Kromatic with Asthmatic Astronaut.
Things really started to take off for Krowne when he won the Orbital ‘Wonky” Beatport remix competition in 2011.
Over the following years he’s had a multitude of renowned releases on labels including Beat Machine Records, BLM and GTA Digital, putting out everything from techno, house, hip hop, electronica, breaks to sci-fi crunk ……….. even original soundtracks. He’s worked with wicked remixers including Ast Ast, G. Kemp, Gary the Apprentice and Coffee & Blood and his hip hop output has seen him working with MCs the world over including Questionmark Embargo, Harlequinade and Texture. Everything he puts out reaches stratospheric heights with each release getting over 20,000 downloads or more. He’s had many of his tracks played on respected radio stations and Kromatic have even played live on BBC Radio 1.
In 2013, ably assisted by Jack Simon, Rendezyvoodoo and Strut, he formed Edinburgh techno club night Fourbyfour. The night rapidly took off, show casing guests like Hermanez, Phil Kieran and Ramiro Lopez. Lately Fourbyfour launched a sister night called Fourplay which ventures into the realms of hip hop, funk and a more open minded music policy…….. another successful venture.
He’s also a freelance sound designer, film and commercials music producer and sound editor. He’s also involved with 3D logo sound design, creating music for BBCs The Social and making several of his own music videos.
Krowne has many more releases in the pipeline building on the previous successes of his multi genre skills. Along with running his successful club nights and a multitude of other side projects, he’s not short on work. He’s got so much musical experience to give to the masses. No matter what this guy concentrates his skills on, it always comes up gold.