Keys N Krates are a Canadian electronic music band formed in 2008 out of Toronto, Ontario. The group consists of drummer Adam Tune, keyboardist David Matisse and turntablist Jr. Flo (Greg Dawson). The band started as a live hip-hop act reliant on rough acapella loops on top of heavy bass driven beats, and have since become a tight-knit-trio of producers/performers.
In 2013 Keys N Krates released their critically acclaimed EP titled ‘SOLOW’ on Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records. The first single off of SOLOW EP ‘Treat Me Right’ was premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 program and received support from marquee electronic music artists Diplo, Major Lazer, Flosstradamus and TNGHT. Their second single off SOLOW EP ‘Dum Dee Dum’ was also premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 program.
The music video for ‘Dum Dee Dum’, directed by Amos LeBlanc received outstanding reviews. The video has since be nominated for a Prism Prize in Canada as well as a Berlin Music Video Award in Germany. Keys N Krates later remixed the track which featured G.O.O.D. Music’s Cyhi The Prynce, King Louie, and Tree.