From its early beginnings to the present the vibes at Kross Kolor has always been positive, resulting in an enlightened sound for a new age. This sound emanating from the heart of the South American rainforest and laced with the Caribbean trade winds has made Kross Kolor Records the leading record label in Guyana.
Kross Kolor Records was established in 1996 by Burchmore Simon with the objective of getting exposure for his song writing talents, the performing talents of his compatriots of all backgrounds and to ensure that Guyanese culture and music enters and stays on the international scene. Kross Kolor boasts a rooster of the top Guyanese artistes, covering all genres of music from rap, reggae, soca, gospel, R&B and more.
Sound Garden Studio The Sound Garden is where the Kross Kolor sound emanates utilizing logic and protools DAW software powered by a Apple Mac Pro eight core. The equipment is rounded out by a Motu HD 192 sound card, Focus rite octopre amp, Yamaha and Mackie 824 Monitors, Mackie 32 channel controller Roland Modules and Alesis HD 24 hard disc recorder. Over the years the studio has produced and recorded over 700 jingles, telephone prompts and voice overs for dozens of clients locally and overseas including those for telephone giants Digicel. Other clients include but not limited to BANKS DIH, DDL, GT&T, DSL, Western Union and Guyana Electricity Corporation.
Hitline Productions is the promotional and management arm of Kross Kolor Records which has developed a reputation for high quality stage productions and promotions; professionalism is our watch word and this ensures that our artistes are kept in the public domain as much as possible. Kross Kolor Records through Hitline Productions would like to work with similar organizations worldwide in mutually beneficial arrangements.
Publishing Blue Simon Music publishes all of the works of its signed artistes and a number of local writers thus providing a huge data base of material for almost any genre of music. Blue Simon Music through The Harry Fox Agency will be pursuing licensing, and sub-publishing deals on behalf of its various clients so they can maximize on their creative efforts. In 2012 Kross Kolor Records Signed a worldwide digital distribution with German Publisher Ediciones La Palmera and publishing in German AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND, ITALY, UNITED KINGDOM,SWEDEN, NORWAY, FINLAND, DENMARK, ICELAND, ESTONIA, LATVIA and LITHUANIA.
Discography Woodside Choir, Steelpanist - Colgrain White, Korowka Singers, Jazz keyboardist Trevor John, The Marigold Singers, Miriam Williams, Kester D, Mighty Canary, Sean Bhola, The Mighty Rebel, Classical and Jazz Guitarist Deryck Callendar, Eze Rockliffe, Courtney Noel, Visions- all girls band, Dave Martins, Henry Rodney, Gillo, Rajesh Dubraj, Shelly G, Ballys, Brutus, SBO4,Compton Hodges, Daddy Iroy, Slingshot, Yoruba Singers, Edward Neblet, Mischievous guys, Jumo Primo, Adrian Dutchin, VANiLLA, B52, Tennicia De Freitas, Jovinski, Spida, Ras Ison, Burning Bush, Keep your Day Job, Margaret Vieira, Malo, Big Red, Passion, Lucky B, 24K, Hits and Jams, Ossie O, Ghetto voices, A-rmony, Saiko, Osca B, Truly Blessed.
International Artistes that We has not produced but have done work at Kross Kolor Records include: Maka Diamond, Richie Spice, TOK, Elephant Man, Kip Rich, Popcaan.
Awards: In 2008 at the first and only Accolade Music Awards held in Guyana Kross Kolor Records won Producer of the year and Studio of the year.
We are a young company who are willing, after careful consideration, to enter into deals covering the entire spectrum of the music industry. We have set ourselves the task of releasing our entire catalog into the international market place, attending music industry trade shows (Attended WOMEX 2010, MIDEM 2011) and creating extensive touring opportunities for our artistes.