cEvin Key

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cEvin Key
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Background information
Birth name Kevin William Crompton
Also known as cEvin Key, Kenny King, Scaremeister
Born (1961-02-13) February 13, 1961 (age 53)
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Post-industrial
Electro-industrial
Synthpop
New wave
Dark ambient
Electronic
Noise
Glitch
Occupations Musician, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist
Instruments Drums, vocals, guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers, violin
Years active 1980–present
Labels Subconscious Communications
Synthetic Symphony
Nettwerk Records
Metropolis Records
American Recordings
Associated acts Skinny Puppy
ohGr
Bananasloth
Scaremeister
Download
PlatEAU
Tear Garden
Images In Vogue
Doubting Thomas
Hilt
Involution
Cyberaktif
Website Subconscious Studios

cEvin Key (born Kevin William Crompton,[1] February 13, 1961) is a Canadian musician and founding member of the industrial music band Skinny Puppy. In addition to his work with Skinny Puppy, Key has had several side projects, including Doubting Thomas, Cyberaktif, and Hilt. He was also at one point a drummer and song-writer for synthpop group, Images in Vogue. After Skinny Puppy disbanded in 1995, Key's main project was electronic noise group Download, as well as some solo releases. He also embarked on a side project with Phil Western, PlatEAU, and continued his project Tear Garden with the assistance of the Legendary Pink Dots for new material released in the mid-to-late '90s. These post 1995 projects continue to this day.[when?] Key is the sole owner and operator of Subconscious Communications, "a California-based records label, musician collective, remix team, 32-track digital studio and analogue synthesizer collection".


References[edit]

  1. ^ Reed, S. Alexander (2013-07-11). Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music. Oxford University Press. pp. 172–. ISBN 9780199832606. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 

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